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Speech Language Pathologist (Big Island, Call-In)

Location
Pahoa, Hawaii
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
30 Jul 2022
About Us

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.


Responsibilities

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 pager/cell phone.

III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
  Not substantially subjected to adverse environmental conditions. 
  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 Pathologist.
  Current American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certification
  Current BLS/HCP certification.
  Completion of a Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallow (FEES) or Modified Barium Swallow (MBS) course.

B.  EXPERIENCE:
  Experience in an acute care hospital or rehabilitation center preferred.
  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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Details

  • Job Reference: 672076203-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Queen's North Hawaii Comm Hosp
  • Location: Pahoa, Hawaii
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent