Speech Therapist

Bear Lake Memorial Hospital

Job Description

Reports To:Director of Therapy Services



Experience:Two years experience as a licensed Speech Therapist/Pathologist preferred but will accept applications with the desired education level.

Desired Education Level:Requires a Masters Degree and current certification through The American Speech Therapy Association.

Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is seeking a hard working, dependable Speech Therapist/Pathologist. The Therapist will assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing and fluency.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Identify childrens developmental speech and communication difficulties/disorders

Assess and treat swallowing and communication difficulties arising from a variety of causes

Devise, implement and revise relevant treatment programs

Advise caregivers on implementing treatment programs

Train other professionals in therapy delivery

Assess communication environments

Monitor and evaluate clients progress

Write and maintain confidential client case notes

Manage a caseload taking account of priority cases

Work alongside other healthcare professionals

Must contribute to the culture and/or vision of the most caring hospital

Must have a Masters Degree in Speech Pathology/Therapy. Must have current certification with The American Speech Therapy Association. Two years experience is preferred. Must have strong abilities in verbal and written communication, and organizational skills. Ability to schedule time effectively. Prioritize work appropriately. Ability to work as a team within and throughout departments/workgroups. Positive attitude. Commitment to quality improvement and safety efforts.

To apply: Please submit your application to the HR Dept., Bear Lake Memorial Hospital, 164 South 5th Street, Montpelier, ID, 83254 or you may fax it to (208) 847-4334. Applications are available at www.blmhospital.com.

Expiration: Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be given fair consideration based on their academic credentials and applicable work experience.

Employment Type

Montpelier, ID