Provides direct and indirect patient care to implement treatment programs in response to physician referrals and in accordance with a plan of care jointly developed. The speech therapist's scope of practice includes assessment and training in the following areas: aphasia, aprizia, dysarthria, cognitive impairment, voice disorders including laryngectomy, tracheostomy, ventilator dependent patients, and dysphasia.
Ability to assist in transfers.
Professional growth and development. Willingness to work in multiple venues and adjust work schedule to meet department mission. Provides community education in conjunction with hospital education programs. Ability to correctly identify problems and develop a treatment plan at conclusion of the initial evaluation. Ability to keep abreast of changing technology. Adequate computer skills to achieve accurate billing and documentation. Professional demeanor and appearance. Ability to teach patient and/or caregiver appropriate therapeutic compensatory strategies. Ability to respond to Specific Task Requests. Demonstrates Clinical Competence
SPEECH - Speech Therapist
BLS - Basic Life Saving certification
Competencies and skills:
Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal
Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members
Able To Withstand Crisis Situations
Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
Experience With Excel, Power Point, Word, Visio, Etc.
Located in beautiful historic Lewes, Delaware, Beebe Healthcare offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, oncology, orthopaedics, population and community health, women's health, and surgical services. In addition to the medical center, Beebe also operates three health campuses - Millville, Georgetown and Rehoboth Beach. These locations provide diagnostic imaging, lab services, walk-in care, and physical rehabilitation services. There are additional Beebe locations for primary care and specialty services in Milford, Millsboro, Long Neck (Millsboro), and Milton. Specialty practices include Beebe Cardiothoracic Surgery, Beebe Dermatology, Beebe Endocrinology, Beebe Diabetes Management, Beebe Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, Beebe Gastroenterology, Beebe Urology, among others. Beebe Home Care Services has serving the people of Southern Delaware for decades. Beebe is also proud to offer a nursing school - the Ma...rgaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare, located in Lewes. Our Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Family practice physicians, specialists, internists, and several surgeons are available so residents do not have to travel long distances for quality medical treatment. For job opportunities, upcoming events, and more: www.beebehealthcare.org.