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Pediatric Speech Pathologist

Company: Blount Memorial Hospital
Location: Maryville
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Blount Memorial Hospital is more than just a hospital. It is a not-for-profit organization that includes a 304-bed acute care hospital on its main campus, but also features a growing physicians group with specialty clinics, inpatient and outpatient diagnostic services, fitness facilities and a senior living facility campus. With a strong emphasis on community, Blount Memorial's mission is to improve the health and well-being of the entire community.----------------


    • A Pediatric Speech Pathologist evaluates, plans, implements, and directs individualized speech therapy programs. Documents status and progress of patients. Provides patient, staff, and family education. Participates on multidisciplinary teams to correlate comprehensive patient care processes. Provides speech therapy care for infants, pediatrics and adolescents based on knowledge of basic growth and development. Interacts with patients and staff in a professional manner; evaluates and treats patients with various neurological and muscular dysfunctions.


      • Education and/or experience:

        • Current Speech Language Pathologist license in State of Tennessee by the Division of Health Related Boards required
        • Certificate of Clinical Competence by ASHA required.
        • Membership in American Speech and Hearing Association recommended.
        • CPR required


          • Human anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, indications and contraindications for interventions
          • English language
          • human behavior and performance
          • principles, methods and procedures for diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions.


            • Ability to detect differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
            • Active listening to what others are saying.
            • Effective speaking to others to convey information.
            • Logic and reasoning to identify most effective solutions and for appropriate clinical decision making.
            • Written communication which effectively and thoroughly conveys treatments and plans to others.


              • Identify and understand speech of another person, and speak clearly to others so they can understand.
              • Apply general rules to specific problems to produce solutions to problems.

                Competitive Pay and Benefits

                • Health, dental and vision insurance
                • Retirement plan with matching
                • Flexible Savings Account (FSA)
                • Disability insurance
                • Life Insurance
                • Paid sick time
                • Paid time off
                • Paid training
                • Referral program
                • Tuition reimbursement
                • Employee Assistance Program


Keywords: Blount Memorial Hospital, Knoxville , Pediatric Speech Pathologist, Other , Maryville, Tennessee

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