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Speech Pathologist Mercy Autism Services Full Time

Requisition R009874 Market Toledo, OH Department Physical Therapy - St. Vincent - Mercy Autism Services Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time

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SUMMARY

Evaluates pediatric patients with autism to determine to presence or absence of a communication disorder, and then evaluate, plan, and direct the necessary treatment program. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to children with autism.

FUNCTIONS

Provides speech and language services to pediatric patients with autism, including assessments, therapy sessions, and progress updates.

Completes medical record documentation in a timely manner  

Participates in team, staff, parental and professional meetings and consults with stakeholders as representative of child’s treatment team

Provides educational training to behavioral staff on speech and language techniques specific to pediatric patients with autism

Collaborates with behavioral staff, occupational therapy team, and physician to determine and execute plan of care

Develops home programming and instructs parents on implementing of home programming

Supervises intern students and CFY students

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.  

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets 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 departmental policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications:

Graduate Degree Masters: Speech Therapy

Licensure: CCC-SLP

Minimum 1 year post-graduate experience

Experience with pediatric patients

Preferred:

Experience with autism

WORKING CONDITIONS

Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.

May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse.

May be required to use physical restraints.

May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.

May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials.

May have periods of constant interruptions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Sitting

Standing

Walking (2.2-3.5 METS)

Unilateral Horizontal Reach 0-18”

Lift 0-20# 6”-36” from floor

Lift 0-10# 36”-48” from floor

Lift 0-10# 6”-72” from floor

Bilateral fine motor manipulation

Climbing stairs

Functional near, far, color vision aided or unaided

Functional hearing aid or unaided

Functional verbal communication skills

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons

Department:

Physical Therapy - St. Vincent - Mercy Autism Services

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Ashland, Kentucky, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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Amanda M., CRNP

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