Speech Pathologist in Vernal, UT at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 12/30/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Vernal, UT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/30/2021

Job Description

Ashley Regional Medical Center

This position is responsible for screening, testing, evaluating, diagnosing and treating disorders of speech, language, cognitive communication, voice, and swallowing for pediatrics through geriatrics. In addition, there is also responsibility for consulting, educating and training patients and their caregivers. Full Time position with benefits

Ashley Regional Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited 39-bed hospital that is committed to serving our growing community with the highest quality services. Our hospital has been named a Top 100 Rural Hospitals in America.

Located in Vernal, Utah, known as an outdoor paradise. From Flaming Gorge Reservoir to the primitive areas of the Uinta Mountains, outdoor recreation is at your doorstep. Fishing, hunting, biking, camping, golfing, water sports, cross country skiing, white water rafting are just a few of the activities that this diverse landscape has to offer. All of this centrally located between Salt Lake and Denver. Visit www.ComeToVernal.com

Essential Duties

  • Performs patient evaluations and administers treatment for speech language and swallowing disorders.
  • Designs and revises plans of care and goals.
  • Provides written and/or verbal reports to physicians.
  • Completes documentation according to unit standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Participates in in-service education programs.
  • Provides instruction, direction and supervision to new employees.
  • Keeps abreast of current trends and developments in speech and swallowing disorders
  • Participates in related activities such as patient care committees, case conferences, personnel orientations, community education projects and in-service education.
  • Attends staff meetings.
  • Demonstrates flexibility to meet unit and hospital needs.
  • Demonstrates interest in personal and professional growth.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned by the Director, Outpatient Services

Job Requirements

  • Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited program (degree will be verified).
  • Current state of Utah Speech Pathologist license.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers.
  • Basic computer skills (word processing and email).
  • Hearing/listening, manual dexterity, seeing, sitting, speaking, squatting/kneeling, standing, and walking.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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