Speech Language Pathologist Jobs
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are healthcare professionals that treat problems with a patient’s speech and swallowing. They first identify and evaluate the issues and then create treatment plans to correct them. They work with various patients, from geriatrics to pediatrics, to treat an even more diverse set of disorders.
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If you’re a certified Speech-Language Pathologist looking for travel opportunities, we are looking for you! A bright future lies ahead for Speech-Language Pathologists, which is a very rewarding and increasingly in-demand profession that offers extensive opportunities for growth and advancement.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that the employment of SLPs will expand by 29% between 2020 and 2030, which is much faster than the average growth rate for all occupations. Over the following decade, this shift will annually create an additional 15,200 openings in the industry.
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At Stability Healthcare, we have job opportunities for qualified professionals looking for Travel Speech-Language Pathologist Jobs. Stability Healthcare is looking for leading SLPs who share a passion for their careers.
We offer positions with plenty of employee benefits, development opportunities, travel and living support, and the best-paid Speech-Language Pathologist jobs. Get the perfect traveling SLP job today in Stability Healthcare!
Speech-Language Pathologist Pay Rate
We’re looking for experienced and self-motivated registered Speech-Language Pathologist Professionals to join our growing team. You can get a week-long travel assignment or work under the system of 48-hour workweeks and get a weekly or annual salary.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported in 2018 that Speech-Language pathologists made an annual compensation of $79,060 on average and $38.01 per hour. Naturally, the amount of money an SLP is paid can be impacted significantly depending on the state and hospital, with travel positions paying much more.
Start your easy and fast search for Stability Healthcare’s nationwide traveling speech-language pathologist jobs if you want to work in hospitals, clinics, rehab centers, long-term care facilities, behavioral and mental health centers, schools, or daycare centers. The settings are so diverse that SLPs are now found in non-healthcare facilities like correctional institutions, corporate offices, and research and academia.
Speech-Language Pathologist Job Description
A certified Speech-language pathologist (SLP) will evaluate, test, identify, and treat several disorders a patient might have with their language, communication, and swallowing. SLPs treat a diverse population with an even more varied range of medical conditions and disorders. They treat adults, infants, children, the elderly, and anyone that might have speech and fluency problems.
A Speech-language pathologist will treat a stroke victim struggling to regain their ability to speak or even an infant with potentially deadly feeding and swallowing issues.
Their responsibilities include assessing the patient’s condition, creating a proper rehabilitation and habilitation treatment plan, and continuing research on communication and swallowing. SLPs have a wide array of careers available to them, for example, Pediatric speech therapist, Adult speech therapist, Fluency disorder specialist, and Forensic speech-language pathologist:
What Does a Speech-Language Pathologist Job Do?
- Meets with patients to assess and diagnose speech, sound production, receptive and expressive language disorders, swallowing functionality, and oral motor skills.
- Instructs patients on techniques and exercises to improve vocal communication and speech sounds.
- Provides patients with the essential vocabulary, language, and speech skills.
- Participate in developing and implementing treatment and education plans for patients and their families.
- Records the data from sessions and measures the progress of goals.
- They prepare the documentation for session notes involved in the direct speech or consultation services
- Works in a variety of settings, from schools to mental care facilities or even academia.
- Maintains their state license to practice and works to obtain a master’s degree to practice.
Speech-Language Pathologist Jobs Skills and Qualifications Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders.
- A master’s degree certified by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) is required by most employers.
- And most states require a license to practice Speech-Language Pathology.
- Two years of experience is required in most positions.
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent leadership skills
- Excellent organization skills.
- Compassion for those struggling with speech and language disorders.
- A strong ability for patience.
- A genuine desire for making a difference in the community and world.
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