City
Northern Az.
State
AZ
Position Id
2252

Speech Language Pathologist
Northern Arizona

  • 30-40 hours/week – Must be flexible
  • $40-60/hour, Depending on Experience

Our client is a 109 bed skilled nursing and long term care facility located in Northern Arizona in the heart of Arizona in the middle of Tonto National Forest. This is a secure memory care and behavioral health unit, long term care and rehabilitation units .

The Speech Therapist evaluates and treats patients in accordance with orders from the referring physician. Evaluation and treatment programs are developed through the use of a variety of therapeutic procedures designed to improve communication and/or swallowing efficiency. The Speech-Language Pathologist functions in accordance with their State Practice Act.

Requirements:

  • The Highest education level, minimum High School diploma or equivalent
  • Current Arizona State License to administer Speech-Language Therapy Services
  • CPR certification and completion
  • Annual online learning requirements
  • Basic computer knowledge

Preferences:

  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Additional languages

Requirements

  • Intensive education and clinical expertise
  • Ability to manage patients with different types of personalities
  • Current knowledge of treatment practices
  • Drive to continually learn and grow
  • Professional behavior
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Looking for someone who is compassionate and caring, enjoys working with the elderly and helping people, team orientated and communicates well. Experience is a positive, but not required. New graduates welcome.
  • COVID-19 considerations:
    Regular routine COVID testing required. Staff screened daily upon shift.

To learn more, please contact Ren'e at rene@apnusa.com or call 602-788-5890.