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Estimated Pay $43 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Jefferson, North Carolina

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Salary: Wage commensurate with experience

At Ashe Memorial Hospital, we are driven by our Mission Statement, "To meet the needs of the community by delivering patient-centered, high quality health care."

 

Ashe Memorial Hospital is proud to be Voted Ashe's Best Place to Work 2022 & 2023! Come be a part of our dynamic team; you'll join Ashe's 2022 & 2023 Best Hospital, Best Surgeon, Best Physician, Best Nurse, and Best Medical Practice!  This is your opportunity to make a large difference in a small community!


Hours: 1st Shift - Vary - Some weekends & holidays may be required | No Supervisory Responsibilities | No Travel | Pay commensurate with experience


JOB SUMMARY: To plan, organize and conduct Speech Therapy program in hospital, to facilitate development and rehabilitation of mentally, physically or emotionally handicapped.


Minimum Job Qualifications:

Education:  Graduate from an accredited school of Speech Therapy.

Experience:  Previous experience preferred.

License/Certifications:

  • Licensed by the North Carolina Board of Speech Therapy.
  • BLS required.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Evaluates individual’s functional capacity, as ordered, in regards to activities of daily living, home management and vocational/role performance, using assessments including ROM measurement, manual muscle testing, sensory testing, motor performance evaluation, functional positioning assessment, cognitive/ perceptual assessment, and functional performance evaluations for activities of daily living, home management and vocation.
  2. Plans individualized treatment program suited to each individual’s physical capacity, intellectual level, and personal goals to upgrade the individual to maximum independent with self-care and home management to prepare individual for return to employment, to assist in restoration of function, to prevent further disability and to aid in adjustment to disability.
  3. Maintains quality and up-to-date clinical records, including evaluations, re-evaluations, and progress reports, plan of treatments, physician orders, discharge summaries and screens.
  4. Implement treatment plan through selection of appropriate tasks, exercises, or modalities that will assist individual develop or regain skills necessary for meeting their goals and maximizing their functional independence. Evaluates and documents progress appropriately and adjusts treatment accordingly.
  5. Consults with other Rehabilitation professionals so that treatment will be integrated and coordinated to allow patient to receive the benefit of an organized multi-disciplinary approach.
  6. Designs and constructs adaptive equipment for individual necessary for maximizing their functional independence in their work/living environment. Performs on-site assessments of home and work environment to determine appropriateness for maximizing individual’s functional independence with daily performance requirements as appropriate.
  7. Requisitions supplies and tools. For use in patient care at the hospital.
  8. Sets up patient with necessary equipment to perform task and cleans equipment according to infection control policy and procedure.
  9. Fills out billing sheet/documentation describing service given and routes it to appropriate billing station.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.


Must be willing to receive all required vaccinations (i.e., flu shot, etc.). All new employees working must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment (unless the new hire has requested and received an exemption). Candidates for employment will be notified of this policy requirement prior to the start of employment. After receiving an offer of employment, new employees must provide proof of vaccination or request and receive an exemption before beginning work.


To apply, please fill out an application, attach a cover letter, and resume. Include gaps in employment and reasons for separation.


Criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen required upon conditional job offer.
 
***Benefits apply the 1st of the month following employment, per policy.***
*For full job description and benefits, please contact Human Resources.
 
Ashe Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by local, state, and federal regulations will be observed.