Beit CURE Hospital Speech Therapist Jobs in Zambia

Beit CURE Hospital Speech Therapist Jobs in Zambia


  • The Speech Therapist will provide support services to the ENT clinic in fulfilling the speech therapy functions of the Beit CURE Hospital.

  • He/She will support all speech therapy activities of the hospital, evaluate, coordinate and administer quality speech therapeutic techniques to patients with speech & language disorders.

  • Administer therapeutic techniques also to patients with hearing and oral motor disorders.

  • Under the supervision of the Project Manager, the Speech Therapist will work in collaboration with other project staff in ensuring efficiency and smooth flow of work. .

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Screen for possible hearing, swallowing and communication difficulties

  • Assess formally or informally the communication and swallowing challenge which may include evaluation, diagnosis and counseling.

  • Intervene the aforementioned through promotion, collaboration, prevention, treatment, counselling, management, consultation, (re)habilitation and education.

  • Measure the clinical outcomes for each patient and the referral and/or consultation with other needed professionals

  • Maintain logbooks or records of activities and tasks undertaken.

  • Respond to requests for information and access relevant files.

  • Provide skills in home strategies to parents, guardians, caregivers of children with isolated speech delay/communication delay.

  • Training of nurses/clinical officers as speech therapy assistants.

  • Prepare and submit monthly reports to the supervisors.

  • Perform any other support duties as will be required.

    Areas of Service – Clinical:

  • Accent modification

  • Alternative and augmentative communication

  • Aural (re)habilitation

  • Cognitive communication

  • Feeding and swallowing

  • Fluency

  • Language comprehension and expression

  • Pre-linguistic communication

  • Pre-literacy and literacy skills

  • Resonance

  • Social (pragmatic) communication

  • Speech sound production

  • Voice

    Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Speech-, language- therapy from an accredited University.

  • Additional qualifications such as Masters of Speech-, language and hearing therapy, teaching certifications or specializations within the different diagnoses will be an added advantage.

  • Previous work experience in a childcare centre, community health centres, hospital, school or other related institutions will be an added advantage.

  • A minimum of two (2) years’ work experience is required.

  • Proficiency in the local language(s) will be an added advantage.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Capacity to produce high quality briefs and reports

  • Good level of proficiency in computers.

  • Demonstrated ability to train and build capacity of others

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Fluent in English with good writing and effective presentation skills
    Others

  • Equal employment opportunity

    How to Apply

  • Submit hand delivered applications or Email-

  • zm.recruitment@cureinternational.org The Human Resources and Administration Manager Beit Cure Hospital Box 36961 Plot No. 34872a Great North Road Lusaka

  • Closing date for applications is 12th August, 2020.

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