HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Therapist - IRF in Anchorage, Alaska

*Full Time - Speech Language Pathologist *

(Inpatient Acute Rehab)

Work to Live, Don't Live to Work

Join our team *in beautiful Anchorage, Alaska *

at Alaska Regional Hospital

Attractive Sign on and Relocation Bonuses Available

Student Loan Repayment Program

Alaska Regional Hospital consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. To achieve this level of high-quality, compassionate patient care, we depend on the collaborative efforts of our entire team, from physicians, to clinical specialists, and support staff. Anchorage is a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to have fun. Alaska boasts some of the most incredible scenic beauty around the world and draws visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home. Alaskans enjoy all the amenities of an urban lifestyle that includes performing arts, museums, cultural activities, shopping and fine dining only minutes from the great outdoors. You can enjoy golfing under the midnight sun, hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and other popular outdoor activities a short distance from home.

Position Title: Staff Speech Therapist - Speech Language Pathologist

*Position Type: *Full Time

Units/Patient Population: Inpatient Acute Care Rehabilitation OR Acute Inpatient

*Work Schedule: *Days with rotating weekends

*(May be 4 - 10 hour shifts/week or 5 - 8 hour shifts/week)

*NOTE: *An assessment (that takes about 20 minutes to complete) will be automatically sent to you when you have applied for this position (unless you have completed it when applying for a previous similar type position). Please look for it in your email and complete immediately as to not impede the processing of your application.

*Job Responsibility: *

  • Provides diagnostic evaluations, including recommendations for possible treatment and provision of that treatment when indicated , in the general areas of speech and oral functioning, language, and voice deficits, cognitive impairments and swallowing deficits.
  • Provides service to a variety of patient populations including pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations.
  • Maintains an ongoing, supportive, and consultative relationship with significant persons in the patient’s life.
  • Determines the need for appropriate referral of a patient to other specialists for consultation and/or treatment.
  • Consults with primary physician regarding these needs and disposition of referrals.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS * State of Alaska Speech Therapist License required.
* Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association preferred and/or must be obtained within 12 months of hire. * BLS Required * Post Graduate Degree Required * 1 year acute/rehab experience preferred

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Speech Therapist - IRF

Location: Alaska-Anchorage-Alaska Regional Hospital

Requisition ID: 01406-5784