Tower Health
- SPEECH PATHOLOGIST
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Philadelphia Map
Posted: 07/13/2021
Closing: 08/12/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description
Overview

About the Organization

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.

Responsibilities

The Speech-Language Pathologist will be responsible for the assessment, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, re-assessments and discharge planning of patients referred for Speech-Language Therapy as well as Swallow Evaluation and treatment. The Speech-Language Pathologist will also participate in program development, quality improvement, problem solving and productivity improvement in a flexible interdisciplinary fashion.

Skills & Abilities: This position is responsible for the assessment and treatment of patients who persistently demonstrate communication deficits in any modality: speaking, listening, reading and/or writing. This position is also responsible for any patient who has difficulty managing his/her secretions or in swallowing. This may include a variety of diagnoses.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate must have both pediatric and feeding experience.

- Atleast 2 years of experience

-Bilingual (Spanish Speaking) a plus

Masters Degree in SLP

-CPR

-Required: Pediatric Affiliation.

-Required Licenses: Licensed in Pennsylvania
SPEECH PATHOLOGIST