Speech and Language Therapist – Acute Hospital – Dublin

Speech and Language Therapist – Acute Hospital – Dublin

Medforce are delighted to be partnering with an acute Dublin Hospital who are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist. The Therapist will be working with adults with swallowing and communication difficulties. Appropriate supervision will be provided and there will be opportunities to gain exposure to instrumental assessments.

Duties include:

• Completing bedside assessments and developing treatment plans for patients with communication and swallowing disorders.
• Collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to deliver comprehensive patient care.
• Monitoring patient progress and adjusting treatment plans as needed.
• Participating in professional development and continuing education activities
• Identify patients needing objective assessment such as Videofluoroscopy or FEES
• Working closely with other MDT members to co-ordinate referrals and allocate resources
• Ensure therapy is evidenced based and provided in accordance with standards of professional practice
• Follow protocols and procedures for working with patients in their home
• Participating in CPD, meetings and supervision.

Requirements of the Speech and Language Therapist

• A Relevant Qualification is required
• CORU registration mandatory
• Experience in stroke care, older persons, acute care or rehabilitation
• Full Driving License and access to own transport

To hear more about this opportunity please click apply or contact jreid@medforce.ie

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