Covenant Health

Job Title
Speech Pathologist
Roane Medical Center
Department Name



Speech Pathologist

PRN/OCC, Shifts and Hours Vary


Roane Medical Center Overview: 

Proudly serving our community, Roane Medical Center is committed to your healthy future! Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide you the best possible patient care. From our quality medical, surgical, emergency and critical care services to our diagnostic imaging and rehabilitation support, you will find the right blends of technical expertise, medical professionalism, and patient quality and satisfaction at Roane Medical Center.


Position Summary:                                                                                   

Under general supervision, plans, evaluates and implements treatment programs for speech therapy patients.  Modifies treatment plans in accordance with patient progress.


Recruiter: Jason Shubert || || 865-374-5393


  • 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.
  • Involves patient and family in treatment, education, and goal setting. Coordinates with other medical personnel regarding patient’s progress, needs, and discharge planning.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and competency including providing for age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Serves as a resource person for support staff and other health system staff.
  • Assists with training, orientation, and supervision of support staff.
  • Assumes responsibility for the educational development of assigned students.
  • Maintains and updates patient documentation in accordance with professional, departmental, organizational, and payer guidelines and timeframes. Maintains established targets for compliance with chart audits.
  • Meets established target for quality/outcome measures, service/patient satisfaction measures, financial/productivity measures, and growth/patients-per-day measures.
  • Demonstrates leadership by including, but not limited to, supervising support staff, participating in professional organizations/meetings (ASHA/TAASLP), and volunteering for Covenant Health activities such as the marathon, golf tournament, sports physicals, employee education, etc.
  • Completes partnering activities per established targets per month for physician office visits, community lectures/volunteering, and Case Manager visits/marketing.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.


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:         

None. Comfort performing MBS Studies and 1 year experience preferred. 


Licensure Requirement:      

Must have and maintain Tennessee State Speech Pathology License or provisional license as a Speech Pathologist Clinical Fellow. CPR required. 


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