Speech Pathologist-Home Health
East Tennessee Children's Hospital
 Knoxville, TN

BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB Provides speech, language and oral motor/feeding diagnostic and therapy services in accordance with state and federal regulations and standards of practice as set forth by the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Education Masters Required Degree in Speech Pathology Minimum Work Experience Practicum or previous work experience with Pediatrics required. Required Licenses/Certifications for position Valid State of Tennessee licensure. Valid Certification of Clinical Competence in Speech pathology or CFY eligibility Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Strong diagnostic and therapy skills###prefer experience with both in-patient and out-patient populations, Home Health experience desired Knowledge of typical and atypical development of all aspects of communication and feeding Computer skills Strong communication skills Strong time management skills Good interpersonal skills Works Independently PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Heavy lifting, pushing and pulling is required up to 50 lbs occasionally, 20-30 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects of up to 150 lbs. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 150 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.

  • BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB
  • Provides speech, language and oral motor/feeding diagnostic and therapy services in accordance with state and federal regulations and standards of practice as set forth by the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA).
  • JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Minimum Education
  • Masters Required Degree in Speech Pathology
  • Minimum Work Experience
  • Practicum or previous work experience with Pediatrics required.
  • Required Licenses/Certifications for position
  • Valid State of Tennessee licensure.
  • Valid Certification of Clinical Competence in Speech pathology or CFY eligibility
  • Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
  • Strong diagnostic and therapy skills–prefer experience with both in-patient and out-patient populations, Home Health experience desired
  • Knowledge of typical and atypical development of all aspects of communication and feeding
  • Computer skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Works Independently
  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
  • Heavy lifting, pushing and pulling is required up to 50 lbs occasionally, 20-30 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects of up to 150 lbs. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 150 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.