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Speech Pathologist

Location: Sharon, Connecticut US

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Requisition Number: 5969

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External Description:

Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care. Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.

We are seeking a dynamic Speech Language Pathologist to join our multidisciplinary team. The main responsibilities include adult and geriatric inpatient care. The Speech Language Pathologist will provide individualized dysphagia, speech, voice, language and cognitive-communication evaluations and treatment to a diverse patient population. The candidate must have experience in acute care and working with the dementia population. Experience with Video Fluoroscopy is preferred. The candidate should possess strong clinical skills necessary to work independently. Active ASHA Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC) and licensure through state of CT Department of health are required. We look forward to adding another member to our exceptional team!

Responsibilities:

1.Review and evaluate patients’ medical history and perform a thorough systematic evaluation

2.Formulate and execute a skilled treatment plan

3.Consult with appropriate medical professionals as necessary

4.Document evaluations, reevaluations, progress reports and daily visits following ASHA and CMS guidelines and requirements

5.Continue to pursue continuing education to grow professionally

Location: Sharon-Sharon Hospital 50 Hospital Hill Road

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours: 1.00

FTE: 0.025000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: unknown

Org Unit: 1282

Department: Speech Therapy

Exempt: Yes

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Sharon

State: Connecticut

Community / Marketing Title: Speech Pathologist

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Sharon, Connecticut US

Job Number: 39425