Catholic Health Initiatives Speech Language Pathologist in BEREA, Kentucky

Speech Language Pathologist


The Speech/Language Pathologist provides evaluation and therapeutic management for adolescent through adult patients with speech, language, voice, cognitive, and/or swallowing disorders in a fast paced, team oriented, multidisciplinary, diverse environment.

Essential Duties:

  • Evaluate patients’ abilities and limitations.

  • Establish treatment goals based on the evaluation, reason for the referral and team interaction.

  • Administer therapy according to the established plan, utilizing appropriate procedures, equipment and techniques within the scope of practice of a speech pathologist.

  • Educate the patient and the caregiver about the goals of the program, methods of accomplishing goals, how to perform the home program and injury prevention.

  • Recommend adaptive equipment, complete the equipment justification form(s) and arrange for the delivery of the equipment.

  • Re-evaluate patients, assess their progress and make recommendations regarding discharge as necessary.


  • Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology licensed issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky Board.

  • CPR Certification (American Heart Association) required.


  • MA/MS degree in Speech/Language Pathology from an accredited program


  • Preferred in acute care/trauma

  • Experienced in independently performing Modified Barium Swallow Studies

  • Experienced with placing speaking valves on patients with tracheostomies.

  • Prefer at least 1 year of acute care experience.

  • FEES privileging a plus.

  • Experience with laryngectomees a plus.

  • NICU experience a plus.

  • For those hired after November 14, 2016, KentuckyOne Health will verify education required by the position, through primary source verification, prior to beginning employment. Education verification will also include the collection of a high school diploma or equivalent, transcript or other written validation of education.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health


Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0150282