Encompass Health Careers

Speech Pathologist (PRN)

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Staff Speech Therapy Therapy

Job Description

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg
Speech Language Pathologist (PRN) Opportunity
Come Join Our Team @ Encompass Health
Are you a professional clinician looking for an opportunity to contribute to a world-class rehab team? We change lives by helping patients return to active lifestyles through rehabilitative medicine. Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg has created an environment where patient success is both a reflection of the quality of our care and the quality of our careers. We are currently expanding our supervisory team and are in need of a Speech Language Pathologist (PRN).  Might that someone be you?
The Speech-Language Pathologist provides speech-language therapy treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. 
In addition, the position:
- Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families,  and caregivers.
- Requires effective communication skills for departmental and interdepartmental relationships. 
- Requires competency in speech-language pathology evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.
- Requires task delegation and supervision of fellows, technicians and assistants (when applicable).
- Maintains open and on-going communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met.
The Speech-Language Pathologist creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.
Job Code: 100028
License or Certification:
- Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment.
- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.
Education, Training and Experience
- Successful completion of a Master's degree or higher from an accredited therapy program or one that is determined to be substantially equivalent to a U.S. accredited program by an appropriate certifying agency preferred.
Physical Requirements:
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
- Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients.

Address: 300 Park Hill Drive, Fredericksburg 22401
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1818033