Chenega Corporation Speech Language Pathologist in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

AMERICAN HOSPITAL SERVICES GROUP

Company Job Title:

Speech Language Pathologist

Clearance:

NACI

Location:

WRNMMC Bethesda MD

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date:

06/19/2017

Approved Date:

06/19/2017

Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.

Summary:TheSpeech Language Pathologist will identify and treat communication problems related to language and speech as a result of a TBI. S/he will identify and treat cognitive problems related to TBI. Provides direct patient care to improve communication skills through vocal exercises and cognitive therapies. S/he is an active participant in the multidisciplinary TBI team. S/he will use written and oral tests, as well as special instruments, in the diagnose and treatment of speech related issues. S/he establishes individualized care plans tailored to each patient's needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Administers written and oral tests to evaluate and identify communication and cognitive deficits related to the TBI.

  • Provides direct patient care to improve communication skills and cognition utilizing modalities such as vocal exercises and cognitive therapies.

  • Establish an individualized treatment plan to mediate identified deficits in communication and cognition.

  • Uses written and oral tests, as well as special instruments, to diagnose the nature and extent of impairment and to record and analyze speech, language, and swallowing irregularities.

  • Selects augmentative or alternative communication methods, including automated devices.

  • Helps patients who have suffered loss or impairment of speech development, or recover, reliable communication skills so patients can fulfill their educational, vocational, and social roles.

  • Active participant in the multidisciplinary TBI team.

Non-Essential Duties:

· Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

· NONE

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

· Master's degreein speech-language pathology from aCouncil on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathologyaccredited school.

· Must maintain continuing education credit sufficient to maintain both clinical license and to meet medical facility specific Quality Assurance standards for credentialing.

· A Minimum of three (3)years’ experience providing speech and language services to TBI patients required.

· The Contractor Speech and Language Therapist must have and maintain a current license to practice speech and language therapy.

· Must have and maintain a current license to practice in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands, or any US territory that allows for the independent practice of clinical services. This license must be current and unrestricted (not subject to restriction pertaining to the scope, location, or type of practice ordinarily granted to other applicants for similar licenses in granting jurisdiction).

· Experience with military health systems as clinical leader preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Must have demonstrated leadership ability, organizational skills, group facilitation and multi-tasking abilities.

· Must possess strong written, verbal and communication skills and public speaking ability. Demonstrated interpersonal skills required to work successfully with multidisciplinary treatment teams and challenging patient populations.

Diversity:

· Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

· Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

· The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

· The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

· The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

· During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

· Master's degreein speech-language pathology from aCouncil on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathologyaccredited school.

· Must maintain continuing education credit sufficient to maintain both clinical license and to meet medical facility specific Quality Assurance standards for credentialing.

· A Minimum of three (3)years’ experience providing speech and language services to TBI patients required.

· The Contractor Speech and Language Therapist must have and maintain a current license to practice speech and language therapy.

· Must have and maintain a current license to practice in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands, or any US territory that allows for the independent practice of clinical services. This license must be current and unrestricted (not subject to restriction pertaining to the scope, location, or type of practice ordinarily granted to other applicants for similar licenses in granting jurisdiction).

· Experience with military health systems as clinical leader preferred.

Job: Medical Services

Organization: American Hospital Services Group (AHSG)

Title: Speech Language Pathologist

Location: North Carolina-Camp Lejeune

Requisition ID: 1700001791