CentraState Healthcare System

  • Speech/Language Pathologist - Pediatrics

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Position Type
    Per Diem
    CentraState Medical Center
    Work Schedule
  • Overview

    Provides diagnostic and therapeutic services, patient/family counseling, and appropriate referrals as necessary to all inpatients and outpatients exhibiting a speech, language, hearing or swallowing disorder.


    • Effectively evaluates the patient's performance in any communicative disorders.
    • Develops appropriate therapeutic plan based on patient assessment and physician's orders.
    • Observes patient/resident progress and updates plan as indicated.
    • Provides therapy for all types of speech language hearing and swallowing disorders.
    • Coordinates care plan with other healthcare providers.
    • Provides education to the patient/family regarding the disease processes and planned treatment/intervention. Provides instruction in the areas of health promotion, activity and medication as appropriate.
    • Evaluates the patient's progress, goal attainment and need for further services following discharge.
    • Documents results of diagnostic evaluations, care plan and Resident progress in medical record.



    • Master's degree in speech pathology required.


    Work Experience:

    • Minimum one year or experience in rehabilitation with adult speech/language-impaired populations preferred.


    Licenses and Certifications:

    • Speech Pathology license required/New Jersey


    Required Knowledge and Skills:

    Strong customer service skills.

    Physical Demands

    Working Conditions:

    Normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients.



     Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.


    Physical Demands:

    Sitting - Occasionally

    Standing/Walking - Frequently

    Kneeling/Stooping - Occasionally

    Bending/Climbing - Occasionally

    Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Occasionally

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Rarely

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Rarely

    Typing/Filing - Rarely


    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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