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Speech Language Pathologist - TX

Company: Ballinger Memorial Hospital
Location: Abilene
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Ballinger Memorial Hospital District Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist Employment Type: Full-Time; Part-Time, or PRN positions available Benefits: Ballinger Memorial Hospital District offers extremely competitive salaries and excellent benefits! All employees are enrolled in the TCDRS retirement plan, with a generous employer contribution. Full-Time employees are eligible for medical, dental, and vision insurance, short term disability and cafeteria plans. BMHD also provides $40,000 life insurance and long-term disability for all Full-Time employees. Job Description: The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) will work to assess, diagnose, treat and prevent patients with speech, language, social communication, cognitive communication and swallowing disorders. Responsibilities include developing treatment plans, providing therapy, and collaborating with other healthcare professionals. Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate patients' speech, language, communication, and swallowing abilities.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans based on assessment findings.
  • Provide therapy and interventions to improve patients' functional communication skills.
  • Monitor and document patient progress, adjusting treatment plans as needed.
  • Stay updated on current research and best practices in speech-language pathology Education:
    • Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program
    • Must be licensed by the Texas Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Qualifications:
      • 1 year experience preferred, but not required.
      • Proficiency in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders
      • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team
      • Compassion and patience in working with patients of all ages and backgrounds About Us: Ballinger Memorial Hospital District offers numerous outpatient services, acute and swing bed care, and is certified as a level IV trauma ER. They also provide a clinic with physicians and mid-level providers. Ballinger Memorial Hospital District participates in and promotes activities that encourage wellness in our community. This role presents an exciting opportunity for a Speech Language Pathologist to make a meaningful impact on patient care and rehabilitation within a supportive healthcare environment. If you are passionate about helping individuals overcome communication challenges, we encourage you to apply!

Keywords: Ballinger Memorial Hospital, Abilene , Speech Language Pathologist - TX, Healthcare , Abilene, Texas

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