North Arkansas Regional Medical Center

  • Speech Pathologist

    Job Location US-AR-Harrison
    Job ID
    Full-Time 80
  • Overview

    Assesses, diagnoses and treats speech, language, cognitive, communication, voice, swallowing, fluency and other related disorders

    Keeps records, monitors progress, and counsels patients and their family members


    • Maintains accountability to the Director of Rehabilitation Services.
    • Provides input to the director regarding goals, plans, needs, new programs, improvements and methods to accomplish.
    • Exhibits knowledge of and complies with state regulations.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of and skill in speech production, intelligibility, voice production, laryngeal function and respiratory-phonate ability.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of assessing reading, writing and spelling ability and treating disorders.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of neurological conditions and motor speech disorders in children and adults.
    • Determines the appropriateness of treatment based on a potential for functional improvement in a reasonable and generally predictable period of time.
    • Prepares discharge summaries which include an assessment of the effectiveness of the treatment, specific outcome statements and recommendations for further treatment and management.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of the medical diagnosis, cognitive and linguistic characteristics contributing to dysphasia.
    • Familiar with normal and pathological laryngeal anatomy, physiology and medical terminology as it pertains to laryngeal disorders and techniques of voice treatment.
    • In-services nursing staff as needed regarding communication and/or swallow issues.
    • Ability to conduct a Modified Barium Swallow examination, interpret results and plan treatment based on results.
    • Completes quarterly quality reports.
    • Maintains performance improvement date monthly.


    Enters daily charges on the tally sheet.




    Master’s Degree from approved school of SLP.


    Degrees, Licensure and/or Certifications"


    Current State License and certificate of clinical competency.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    Selects continuing education programs relevant to the department.

    Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English


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