Speech Therapist Jobs in Lusaka at Beit CURE Hospital

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Beit CURE Hospital

Beit CURE Hospital is a children’s charity hospital funded by Christian
Mission Organization and CURE International. We specialize in surgical
treatment of disabilities in Orthopedics and ENT.

Position Details:

Title: Speech Therapist (01)

Duration: Fixed Term Contract (01 Year).

Employment type: Flexible (Full time or Part-Time).

Reports to: Project Manager, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT).

Location: Lusaka

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:

1. Screen for possible hearing, swallowing and communication difficulties
2. Assess formally or informally the communication and swallowing challenge which may include evaluation, diagnosis and counseling.
3. Intervene the aforementioned through promotion, collaboration, prevention, treatment, counselling, management, consultation, (re)habilitation and education.
4. Measure the clinical outcomes for each patient and the referral and/or consultation with other needed professionals
5. Maintain logbooks or records of activities and tasks undertaken.
6. Respond to requests for information and access relevant files.
7. Provide skills in home strategies to parents, guardians, caregivers of children with isolated speech delay/communication delay.
8. Training of nurses/clinical officers as speech therapy assistants.
9. Prepare and submit monthly reports to the supervisors.
10. Perform any other support duties as will be required.

Areas of Service – Clinical:

1. Accent modification
2. Alternative and augmentative communication
3. Aural (re)habilitation
4. Cognitive communication
5. Feeding and swallowing
6. Fluency
7. Language comprehension and expression
8. Pre-linguistic communication
9. Pre-literacy and literacy skills
10. Resonance
11. Social (pragmatic) communication
12. Speech sound production
13. Voice

Requirements:

1. Undergraduate degree in Speech-, language- therapy from an accredited University.
2. Additional qualifications such as Masters of Speech-, language and hearing therapy, teaching certifications or specializations within the different diagnoses will be an added advantage.
3. Previous work experience in a childcare centre, community health centres, hospital, school or other related institutions will be an added advantage.
4. A minimum of two (2) years’ work experience is required.
5. Proficiency in the local language(s) will be an added advantage.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Capacity to produce high quality briefs and reports
2. Good level of proficiency in computers.
3. Demonstrated ability to train and build capacity of others
4. Strong interpersonal skills
5. Fluent in English with good writing and effective presentation skills

Others

Equal employment opportunity

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.

Apply Online Now

Email:: zm.recruitment@cureinternational.org

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