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Amergis Speech Language Pathologist - ST in New Bedford, Massachusetts

The Speech-Language Pathologist is responsible for theimplementation of speech/language pathology services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs assessment(s) of patient’s communication,oral-motor integrity, cognitive status, memory and problem-solving abilities,hearing and speech fluency and quality

  • Assesses home environment (as appropriate) and identifiesequipment needs relative to speech/language function

  • Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a planof care in coordination with the physician to address speech, language, hearingand other functional disorders

  • Administers speech therapy program utilizing specializedtherapeutic techniques and/or equipment

  • Instructs patient, caregiver, and other members of thehealth team regarding their roles in speech therapy

  • Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated

  • Recommends hearing tests by audiologist as necessary

  • Prepares and submits clinical progress summary notes basedon the attainment of goals

  • Instructs patient, family/caregiver, and other health carepersonnel in the patient’s treatment regime as indicated

  • Performs other duties as required to facilitate the deliveryof speech language pathology services

  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services,and refers as appropriate

  • Complies with accepted professional standards and practices,and maintains clinical competency in speech language pathology practice andtheory

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Meets the education and experience requirements for aCertificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology

  • Must hold a degree from an accredited school ofSpeech-Language Pathology?

  • Current licensure or certification as a Speech LanguagePathologist in the state of assignment?

  • One year of prior professional Speech Language Pathologyexperience preferred?

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

  • Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency programwhen applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

    Job Description:

    · Provide care for children with autism

    · Rehab aides present in instances of challenging behavior


    · Pediatric experience

    · Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Pathology

    · Certification of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (CCC-ASHA)

    · Massachusetts license

    · Covid, booster, flu shot vaccines


At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.