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Speech Therapist - PRN

MountainView Hospital - Las Vegas, Nevada

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Job Code: 02270-7408

PRN/Per Diem

PRN

MountainView Hospital is a state of the art, full service medical facility located in the heart of Northwest Las Vegas, one of the fastest growing areas in the Valley.  With a dedicated and talented staff of employees and outstanding physicians, MountainView Hospital is recognized for high patient satisfaction and for providing quality and compassionate care to our community since 1996.

MountainView features nationally recognized programs including a top cardiovascular thoracic center, the renowned Las Vegas Institute for Robotic Surgery, an Accredited Chest Pain Center and Certified Stroke Center.  Other areas of excellence include emergency care, urology and gynecological services, orthopedics, vascular care and inpatient rehabilitation unit.  The hospital is a member of the respected Sunrise Health System consisting of Sunrise Hospital, Sunrise Children’s Hospital, Southern Hills Hospital and several surgery and diagnostic imaging centers offering a complete range of specialized and technologically advanced services.


POSITION SUMMARY (includes, but is not limited to):
The speech/Language Pathologist is responsible to provide complete diagnostic, assessment and therapeutic procedures for patients who have suspected or demonstrated cognitive, communication deficits and/or dysphasia.  Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patients served in his/her department.  Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed
as described in the department's policies and procedures. 
 
The speech/Language Pathologist will provide goal directed treatment program planning/implementation, related documentation and communication for pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patient populations.

Education:
MS or MA Speech Pathology
 
Certification:
Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from American Language Speech & Hearing Association.
FIM Certification within 6 months.
 
Licensure:
State of Nevada Board of Examination for Audiology and Speech Pathology.
 
Experience:
One to two years in hospital or rehab setting preferred.  CFY will be considered.  Training or practicum in areas of aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, cognitive deficits, dysphasia, neurological disorders, cleft palate and voice disorders is required.

Master's Degree

Last Edited: 02/17/2017

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