Speech-Language Pathologist is responsible for developing and implementing therapeutic speech and language development program and services. He/she is also examines, tests, diagnose and administers treatments for patients with speech and language disorders, hearing disorders and or motor disorders. Speech-language pathologist shall be responsible for observing and evaluating diagnostic and treatment effects and communicating results with the appropriate medical and health care staff.
Education: Minimum of Masters of Science or a Masters of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited college/university. All course work for ASHA certification in Speech–Language Pathology must be complete.
Must have a North Carolina license in Speech-Language Pathology or be eligible for same. A certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology awarded by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association is required.
Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Healthcare Provider status is required upon hire.
The Outer Banks Hospital, located in Nags Head, North Carolina, is a full service critical access hospital offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services. The hospital opened in March 2002 and is one of the newest hospitals in eastern North Carolina. The hospital's 21 private rooms are designed to meet the needs of our coastal community, whose year-round population of approximately 35,...000 swells to about 250,000 in the summer season. The labor and delivery area consists of two labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum rooms, a five-bed nursery, a dedicated caesarean-section operating room and a triage room.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.