HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) FT Inpatient Acute Care in Independence, Missouri

_Centerpoint Medical Center__ – __Independence, MO_

_Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - FT Days_

Centerpoint Medical Center features 221 private rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and some of the latest clinical services available to patients. Along with our high-tech services, we also remain focused on providing compassionate care and the best possible customer service for our patients. In addition, we offer numerous features for visitors, including sleeper chairs in patient rooms, comfortable waiting areas, wireless internet access throughout the facility, and more.

Centerpoint Medical Center *features the following: * Level II Trauma Center (the only one in eastern Jackson County) with 24/7 Emergency Services * An accredited Chest Pain Center and a variety of Cardiovascular Services * Orthopedic Services including Total Joints and Sports Medicine * An accredited Cancer Program and a state-of-the-art Breast Center with a nurse navigator * Neuroscience Services for the treatment of brain and spine disorders as well as injuries * Women’s Services, including the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in eastern Jackson County to provide care for early or ill newborns and a labor and delivery unit * Outpatient Services, including a surgery center, advanced wound care center, sleep disorders center, imaging, rehab and more. Responsibilities: The Speech-Language Pathologist inthis position will provide inpatient/acute care services in a fast paced, progressive and well respected department. SLPs work with a wide variety of patients with neurological, pulmonary, laryngological, gastroenterology, cancer and other diagnoses, impairments and/or diseases. Inpatient Speech Pathology offers evaluation and treatment in the areas of language, cognition, motor-speech, voice and dysphagia. Instrumental dysphagia evaluation is offered both via video swallow and FEES. We also treat patients who are vent/trach dependent requiring speaking valves. Speech Pathology is an integral part of multi-disciplinary rounding, including trauma, pulmonary and discharge planning. The SLP in this setting serves populations of adolescent patients, adult patients and geriatric patients. The SLP must demonstrate strong verbal and writing skills, an ability to mange/counsel patients and families and enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary setting. *

Centerpoint Medical Centeris currently looking for aSpeech Language Pathologist (SLP).

_Qualifications:_ * Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited graduate program. * Current Missouri Speech Pathology licensure. * Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Will consider strong Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) candidates. * BCLS required. * Videoswallow experience strongly recommended. * Outpatient SLP experience preferred, but not required.

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) FT Inpatient Acute Care

Location: Missouri-Independence-Centerpoint Medical Center

Requisition ID: 09726-48863