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Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - Fort Smith is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America’s Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in 2023. A career at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - Fort Smith, a 50-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepiont Health and Mercy, is more than a job. It’s a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people who need continued care to recover completely.

You have specialized skills and our patients in the Fort Smith area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!


Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Fort Smith, Arkansas

Req ID 508791 Post Date May. 14, 2024 CategoryRehab FacilityMercy Rehabilitation Hospital – Fort Smith
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Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - Fort Smith is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America’s Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in 2023. A career at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - Fort Smith, a 50-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepiont Health and Mercy, is more than a job. It’s a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people who need continued care to recover completely.
You have specialized skills and our patients in the Fort Smith area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!

What you will do in this role:

  • Performs patient assessment
  • Provides care in accordance with physician’s orders and established plan of care
  • Assesses the effectiveness of treatment and modifies treatment to achieve goals
  • Plans for patient discharge. Communicates with patient, family, caregivers, significant other, and members of the healthcare team to achieve rehabilitation goals and promote maximum benefits of care
  • Participates in performance improvement and program development activities
  • Provides input into the budgetary planning process; contributing to cost effectiveness of services and programs provided by the department
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

    • A bachelor’s and master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Disorders, Communicative Disorders, or similarly title area that is consistent and acceptable to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    • Possess or eligible for a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or be eligible
    • to participate as an ASHA Clinical Fellow (CFY)
    • Licensed or eligible for licensure in state
    • Current Basic Life Support/CPR card

    Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital – Fort Smith is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced the debilitating effects of a severe injury or illness. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

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