• Speech Language Pathologist

    Job Locations US-LA-Shreveport
    ID
    2018-13073
    Category
    Akeso
    Facility
    Akeso Talent Engagement - Shreveport
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    Speech Language Pathologist / Speech Therapist 

     

    Our  long-term post acute care client is looking to add a full-time Speech Therapist to their team in Shreveport, LA.  

     

    As a Speech Therapist, you will be responsible for supporting patients who may have:

    • Traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries
    • Multi-system organ failure
    • Chronic/Acute respiratory failure
    • Non-healing wounds and infectious diseases
    • Ventilators and require weaning

    As a Speech Therapist on the acute care healing team, you should have: 

    • A Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology with adequate course work and credits to qualify for certification by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association
    • A valid license to practice in the state of Louisiana
    • A current CPR certification

    Here are a few things that aren't required, but would set you apart:

    • Clinical experience with aphasia, dysarthria, dysphagia and other neurological based communication disorders
    • Experience in a multidisciplinary acute care setting
    • Ability to perform Modified Barium Swallow Studies

     

    To learn more about this opportunity, please contact John Lotwick at john@akesotalent.com. 

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