Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 177332-1A
Date Posted: Jul 7, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
Position Summary: Responsible for evaluation and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders affecting speech, voice, language and swallowing abilities in adults and pediatric patients. In the acute care setting, provide evaluations and recommendations for patient’s candidacy for PO diet or need for non-oral nutritional support as well as assisting in speech and language screenings and recommendations for discharge needs. In the out patient setting, carry a varied caseload including: pediatric speech and language disorders, voice disorders, professional voice care, augmentative communication evaluations, laryngeal speech training, dysphagia, aphasia and dysarthria.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Education: Knowledge of Speech Language Pathology typically acquired by attaining a Master’s degree in this field.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Licensure by state of Massachusetts; certification by American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: (see Clinical Competencies) Ability to perform FEES, MBS, standard testing for speech/language disorders, formal voice evaluations and alaryngeal speech, including TEP voice prosthesis placement. Excellent verbal skills.
Experience: Experience in medical – speech/language pathology setting.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.