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Speech Therapist - Home Health

Non-Nursing Clinical

Aspirus Wausau Hospital Inc

Iron River, MI

000254-SPEECH THERAPY

Day

8:00 - 4:30, no weekends, call or holidays

18800

Master's Degree

 

This position will provide coverage to Iron River and Ironwood, Michigan.

 

Join Aspirus At Home to provide diagnosis and treatment for patients of all ages with communicative, cognitive and dysphagia disorders. 

 

Our Ideal candidate should be expected to:

  • Evaluate, analyze and develop plan of care for patients with communicative, cognitive and dysphagia disorders.
  • Establish the treatment plan in accordance with their physical and motor development, psychosocial development and intellectual/language development.
  • Produce documentation that is a standard practice for discharge reports, maintain daily documentation and monthly charting of outpatient progress.
  • Develop and select appropriate assessment tool, execute and complete treatment plans including patient/family education in an interdisciplinary manner.
  • Utilize specific techniques for evaluation and treatment of voice, laryngectomy, dysphagia and tracheostomy/ventilator patients.

Requirements:

  • Current Michigan Speech-Language Pathology licensure is required.  Will also need to obtain a Wisconsin license within 60 days of hire.
  • Master's Degree in Speech/Language Pathology is required
  • A minor in psychology, special education, learning disabilities and/or general science beneficial.
  • Previous work experience in a clinical or hospital setting with a caseload predominantly of adult neurologically impaired patients.
  • Two to five years' experience in an acute care hospital is beneficial
  • Current CPR certification or obtained within 90 days of hire.
  • ASHA approved CCCS or able to obtain within 24 months of hire.
  • Possesses and maintains a valid Michigan Driver's License required.
  • Possesses automobile liability insurance with $100,000/$300,000 coverage required, or $300,000 combined single-limit liability.      

Aspirus:

Aspirus is a nationally recognized health system based in Wausau which is located in the center of Wisconsin. Our system and service area extends from beautiful central and northern Wisconsin into the majestic lake shore regions of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.