Speech Language Pathologist - Per Diem

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Apr 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Speech Language Pathologist - Per Diem-1700455


Position Summary


At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH CTS Speech Pathologist II or TH Instructional Support Specialist is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population. Evaluate and treat patients with communication and swallowing impairments including objective swallow studies (Videofluouroscopic and Fiberoptic Endoscopic) and complete necessary documentation.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.

Duties of a TH CTS Speech Pathologist II or TH Instructional Support Specialist in the Speech and Language Department may include the following but are not limited to:


Brief Description of Duties:


• Inpatient Hospital Service Delivery to pediatrics and adults with communication and swallowing disorders. Services include: bedside swallowing and communication evaluations and therapy, Video fluoroscopic Swallowing Studies and Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing evaluations, Clinician evaluates oral motor skills, airway protections measures, tolerance of p.o. trials for patient with concern of swallowing impairment. Communication evaluations include oral motor examination, voice, articulation and language assessments. Speaking valve evaluations for tracheotomy patients also include monitoring of O2 Sats and respiratory effort. Clear documentation of findings and plan.

Required Qualifications: MA or MS in Speech Language Pathology for acute hospital service coverage. Candidate must meet Medical Staff Office qualifications for staff privileges and have medical setting and dysphagia experience including objective swallow studies within the past three years.


Preferred Qualifications: NICU/infant feeding experience, NYS License in Speech Pathology, ASHA CCC/SLP Certification.

Special Notes: This is a Per Diem Position. Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: TH CTS Speech Pathologist II
Job Field: Speech Therapy
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Speech and Language-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Per Diem Variable variableSpeech and Language-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Mar 31, 2017
Posting End Date: Apr 30, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL3

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