Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Spec-ST
ID
3284586
Facility
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
Department Name
SPEECH THERAPY

Overview

CMG

 

 

With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.

  • 301 licensed beds
  • 25 ICU beds
  • 8 step-down beds
  • 38 emergency suites
  • 2 cath labs
  • 1 electrophysiology lab
  • 8 LDRP suites
  • 205 active and courtesy physicians
  • 1,192 employees

Clinical Specialist - Speech Pathologist

Full-Time, 72 Hours per pay period, Days

 

Position Summary:

Under general direction, plans, evaluates and implements treatment programs for speech therapy patients.  While maintaining a patient load, assumes additional responsibility of program development, staff training and orientation, and consultation in area of expertise for fellow staff members. 

 

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Responsibilities

  • Advanced clinical practice – including evaluation and specialized treatment of patients.
  1. Performs patient evaluations (initial, progress, and discharge evaluations), establishes treatment plans, makes recommendations, and sets goals in accordance with patient needs and evidence based practice.
  2. Involves patient and family in treatment, education and goal setting. Coordinates with other medical personnel regarding patient’s progress, needs and discharge planning.
  3. Demonstrates knowledge and competency including providing for age-specific needs of the population served.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

 

Minimum Experience:

Four (4) years of experience with a minimum of three (3) years in specialty area. Professional organization membership preferred.

 

Licensure Requirement:

Must have and maintain Tennessee State Speech Pathology Licensure with achievement of at least one (1) of the following at time of hire or placement in the position:

  • Advanced degree in specialty area
  • Advanced degree associated with specialty area
  • Professionally recognized certification in specialty area
  • 100 hours (10.0 CEU’s) of continued education

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