Must have availability on (some) weekdays, weekends, holidays
This position is temporary - Not Benefits Eligible
Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) demonstrates knowledge, skills, and competencies required to maintain highest professional standards in the provision of services while providing and ensuring quality patient care and adhering to department/insurance/state licensing board/Joint Commission standards. The SLP provides inpatient and/or outpatient speech language pathology specific services that include diagnostic and clinical assessments, screening, development of treatment plans including goals, treatments, and education to patients/caregivers/staff; communicates with medical multidisciplinary teams, assesses and inputs orders for patient diet texture and liquid viscosity as appropriate, is responsible for documenting and submitting charges for services rendered, and is responsible for documentation of evaluation, treatment, and education per department/insurance/state licensing board/Joint Commission standards.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.
Salary: $60 hourly
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).