Speech Language Pathologist (Big Island, Call-In)
Company: Queen's North Hawaii Comm Hosp
Posted on: January 26, 2023
To fulfill the intent of Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV to
provide in perpetuity quality health care services to improve the
well-being of Native Hawaiians and all the people of Hawaii.
I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:
--- Screens, diagnoses and treats or provides professional
consultations for patients who demonstrate disorders of speech,
language, cognition, and/or swallowing.
--- Participates as an integral member of the Rehab Team.
II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
--- Essential: seeing, hearing, speaking, and finger dexterity.
--- Continuous: standing and walking.
--- Frequent: sitting, twisting body, pushing/pulling maximum
weight up to 50 pounds of force, stooping/bending, squatting,
reaching above and at shoulder level, reaching below shoulder,
repetitive arm/hand motions, gripping of an object.
--- Occasional: kneeling, climbing stairs, lifting usual weight up
to 10 pounds, carrying maximum weight of 10 pounds.
--- Operates computer, augmentative communication equipment,
telephone, copy, fax machine, pulse oximeter, blood pressure
device, electrolayrnx, vitalstim, endoscope, wall suction and
III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
--- Not substantially subjected to adverse environmental
--- Frequent exposure to body fluids, especially oral/respiratory
secretions, x-ray and potential communicable diseases.
IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
--- Current Hawaii State license as a Speech Language
--- Current American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
--- Current BLS/HCP certification.
--- Completion of a Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallow
(FEES) or Modified Barium Swallow (MBS) course.
--- Experience in an acute care hospital or rehabilitation center
--- Prior FEES or MBS clinical experience preferred.
--- Experience with adult swallowing, communication, and cognitive
evaluation and treatment preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet
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