Speech Therapist PRN - EG
Tuscaloosa, AL
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Job Description

Overview

A career at Alacare allows you to truly make a difference in the lives of patients and their families. As a member of the Alacare team, your skills are fully engaged in delivering compassionate care. Regardless if you are in the field or behind the scenes, each day is filled with meaningfulness and satisfaction. Career opportunities can be found in almost every county in the State of Alabama at each of our 24 locations. Our team of dedicated professionals are focused on providing outstanding care and strive for high patient satisfaction. If you are ready to take your career to a new level, consider Alacare and apply today.

Responsibilities

The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for managing and supervising the specific services to meet patient needs which include evaluation, treatment, and establishment of an individualized plan of care for home care patients.

Qualifications

Education required: Graduate of an approved school of Speech Pathology with a Master's Degree in Speech Pathology, C.F.Y. and C.C.C. from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Experience required: One (1) year of home health experience. One (1) year experience in Clinical speech pathology.

Experience desired: Two (2) to five (5) of home health experience.

Must be must be licensed by the State of Alabama Board of Examiner for Speech Pathology & Audiology.

Physical requirements:
  • Must be able to perform limited to full range heavy work requiring sitting, standing walking, and driving.
  • Must possess vision, hearing, feeling, physical strength and dexterity necessary to maintain a driver's license and operate an automobile.
  • Must be able to climb stairs, access and operate elevators, and access patients' homes which may not have conventional access accommodations. Must be able to maneuver on all types of terrain.
  • Must possess vision, hearing, feeling physical strength and dexterity necessary to perform all duties of a Speech Pathologist.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with individuals both orally and in writing. Must be able to give and receive instructions and information, both in person and via telephone.
  • Work requires exerting force of up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly in moving objects or materials
Job Type Full-time