HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Therapist PRN in Richmond, Virginia

Henrico Doctors Hospital, the Forest Campus, is a 340-bed acute care facility located in Richmond, VA. We are a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63rd on Fortune’s 100, and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!

As part of our full range of healthcare services, we specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health—including high-risk pregnancies, maternity and neonatal intensive care—orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants—through the Virginia Transplant Center—and we lead the state in minimally invasive procedures, having performed more da Vinci® robotic-assisted surgeries than any other facility in Virginia.

PURPOSE Evaluates, treats and educates patients for rehabilitation of speech, language, cognitive, swallowing, oral motor, and voice disorders and foreign accents.

QUALIFICATIONS Education: Masters degree in Speech-Language Hearing Pathology. Licensure: Current licensure for the practice of Speech/Language Pathology in the State of VA. Certification: Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association. BLS required. Experience: 3-4 years experience in evaluation and treatment of patients with neurological disorders/diseases, (i.e., VCA, multiple sclerosis, ALS). Experience should include clinical competence with aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, R hemisphere cognitive communication disorders. 2 years experience with evaluation and treatment of patients with cognitive disorder secondary to traumatic brain injury. 2-3 years experience with evaluating and treating patients with dysphagia to include experience conducting videofluorscopic evaluation with Radiology Department and determine feeding and treatment recommendations. 3 years experience with patients with functional voice disorders, laryngectomy. 1 year experience with patients and fluency disorders.

HOURS OF WORK As scheduled by Department Director to ensure appropriate coverage of department services. Must be able to work weekends as scheduled. Participates in on-call requirements as per department policy.

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Speech Therapist PRN

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest

Requisition ID: 00448-41810