Speech-Language Pathologist - Herr's Ridge Rehab - Outpatient Pediatrics

Gettysburg, PA | Rehabilitation Services | Tracking Code: 55360

Position Summary:

Clinical Fellows considered

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PRN 2nd position for monthly weekend rotations at Gettysburg Hospital (acute care)

 

General Summary:

Under general supervision, evaluates patients regarding the application of a wide variety of therapeutic techniques for rehabilitation of speech, language, hearing and oral motor disorders according to the principles and practices of speech therapy at an entry to intermediate skills level. Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary treatment team.


Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Examines, tests, diagnoses and administers remedial treatments for patients with speech, hearing, and swallowing disorders.
2 Performs evaluations with special attention to receptive and expressive language skills, speech fluency, vocal and oral motor competence, articulation and auditory skills and reports on patient's progress for review by other members of the rehabilitative team.
3 Provides instructions in therapeutic procedures to be continued by the patient.
4 Coordinates speech language pathology activities in collaboration with the other members of the interdisciplinary team to facilitate achievement of goals established.
5 Conducts or participates in training medical and nursing personnel in speech language pathology techniques and objectives.
6 Utilizes safe patient handling techniques for all patient transfers, lifts and positioning.
7 Provides supervision of Rehab Aides as required by PA practice act.


 

Required Skills
  • SLP license; Completion of C's
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Required Experience
  • Experience or strong interest in primarily peds caseload
  • Occasional coverage within the hospital with adults required (training available)
  • Clinical Fellows with pediatric clinical placement experience will be considered

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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