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Speech Pathologist - PRN - Brunswick Campus

Company: Southeast Georgia Health System
Location: Saint Simons Island
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Employment Type:PRN
Position Type: Exempt
FTE: 0.1
Campus: Brunswick
Department: Rehabilitation Services

Interested in working for the Golden Isles' healthcare provider and employer of choice?

Throughout the many locations that make up the Southeast Georgia Health System network, there is a common thread that pulls everything together: A team of committed professionals like you. These individuals appreciate the value of every person who walks through our doors, and are the key to our culture of Service Excellence.

As a Speech Pathologist, you will evaluate and utilize therapeutic techniques for the rehabilitation of patients with speech and language disorders, and oral motor disorders. You will organize and conduct medically prescribed therapy programs to restore function and prevent disability following disease, injury, or loss of body part. You will help patients reach out his/her maximum performance while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities. For our team members, this is more than a career - it's a calling.

You will be responsible for:

  • Practices Speech Therapy consistent with American Speech and Hearing Association Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
  • Respects and understands the patient's right to treatment and right to involvement in treatment decisions.
  • Performs evaluations/assessments with special attention to receptive and expressive language skills, speech fluency, vocal and oral competence, articulation, swallowing, and auditory skills. Attends to specific patient variables such as motivation and stamina in planning treatment programs.
  • Develops rehabilitation goals and objectives that are measurable, described in functional and/or behavioral terms, and includes estimated or relevant time frames for achievement, anticipating discharge disposition. Completes all appropriate documentation to maximize financial remuneration.
  • Confers with the person(s) most closely associated with the active management of the patient and keeps them informed of any additional patient needs, treatment modifications and/or progress. Serves as educator and/or resource for patients, families, care givers and other direct patient care providers to assess, instruct, correct, and/or provide information about practice skills and techniques appropriate for all ages.
  • Participates in the improvement of patient satisfaction, job specific processes or procedures. Organizes personal time requirements and demonstrates ability to establish priorities for maximum efficiency.
  • Actively participates in compliance with The Joint Commission standards, both departmentally and organization wide.

Job Requirements

What you will need:
  • Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Previous experience in an acute care setting and Modified Barium Swallow evaluation is preferred.
  • Current Georgia licensure to practice as a Speech Pathologist.

Why choose Southeast Georgia Health System?
  • We are mission-focused to provide safe, quality, accessible, and cost-effective care to meet the health needs of the people and communities it serves
  • Our workplace is as pleasant and rewarding as the setting we enjoy outside of work -- imagine stepping out of your workspace and into a world of scenic beauty, outdoor recreational activities, mild winters, natural beaches, fine dining, and a full array of cultural and colonial historic attractions
  • The chance to work within a culture that is collegial yet professional, has exceptional career-advancement potential, and work/life balance that is practically unparalleled
  • Our facility will allow you to use, sharpen, and add to your skills without having to commute to a large city environment
  • We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package which includes generous Paid Time Off, tuition reimbursement, and wellness programs (including free 24/7 access to an onsite gym). Sign-on and relocation bonuses are available for select positions.
  • The ability to be a part of the prestigious Coastal Community Health, a regional affiliation between Baptist Health, Flagler Hospital and Southeast Georgia Health System. This collaboration forms a highly-integrated hospital network focused on significant initiatives designed to enhance the quality and value of care provided to our contiguous communities

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Join our team today to make a positive impact in the lives of our patients and families!


Keywords: Southeast Georgia Health System, Savannah , Speech Pathologist - PRN - Brunswick Campus, Other , Saint Simons Island, Georgia

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