Encompass Health Careers

Speech Pathologist (Full time)

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Staff Therapy Speech Therapy

Job Description

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg
Speech Language Pathologist (FT) 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 (formerly HealthSouth) 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 team and are in need of a Full Time Speech Language Pathologist.  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: 100031
License or Certification:
- Must be in possession of current state license before the first day of employment. 
- CPR certification required by hospital policy.
-Must maintain current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable.

- Education, Training and Years of Experience:
- Successful completion of an accredited Master's Degree Program plus sufficient experience in the field.

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.  Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

- Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
- Ability to work independently without supervision.
- Ability to manage multiple competing demands while maintaining a calm, professional demeanor.

Environmental Conditions:
- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.  Occasional outdoor exposure.
- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.
- Handicapped accessible.
- May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
- Meets established attendance standards.
- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.
- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. 
- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.
- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.
- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Address: 300 Park Hill Drive, Fredericksburg 22401
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1823893