Position: Speech Language Pathologist


Position Title: Speech Language Pathologist

Program: Clinical Department

Position Type: Per diem


Responsibilities

  • Administers diagnostic speech and language evaluations, as well as some basic, informal audiological assessment.
  • Prepares a report of each patient’s diagnostic evaluation, makes recommendations and maintains appropriate records of visits, including progress of patient.
  • Provides direct speech service to patients under a physician’s plan of care.
  • Records and reports to the physician the patient’s response to therapy.
  • Assists in coordinating speech therapy program through nurse with other services to family.
  • Demonstrates therapy for the nurse, family member, or other responsible person who may assist the patient with his/her speech and language rehabilitation.
  • Reevaluates the patient’s progress and therapy program making changes as necessary under the physician’s direction.
  • Assists in referring patients to speech and audiology clinics and other community agencies.

Qualifications

  • Certified as Speech Pathologist by American Speech and Language Association
  • Registration in the State of Connecticut as a speech pathologist
  • Three years’ work experience in the speech therapy environment
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable automobile.

Mail or fax 203.458.4390 resume to:
Director of Human Resources
VNA Community Healthcare
753 Boston Post Road, Suite 200
Guilford, CT. 06437
Or email to:  Jobs@vna-commh.org

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Pre-Employment Screening
To ensure that our employees provide the highest quality of care to our patients, we require every applicant to complete the following screening procedures:

  • Employment application and on-site interview with prospective supervisor.
  • Successfully complete the following pre-employment screening procedures:
    o Drug screening (performed at an agency designated location)
    o Background and reference checks, including motor vehicle, criminal and employment history.