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Speech Language Pathologist

The Wright Center For Graduate Medical Education

Speech Language Pathologist

Scranton, PA
  • Responsibilities

    Internal Medicine Residency Faculty is an educational, medical and administrative position with a responsibility for quality of patient care, teaching and supervision of resident physicians within The Wright Center for Community Health and its affiliated entity The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. This position is not the traditional hospitalist model seven on seven off. This position requires consistent schedule of providing patient care and precepting resident in the inpatient setting.

    • Supervise residents on inpatient teaching service
    • Precept residents in clinic setting
    • Lead 8-10 resident didactic conferences per academic year; if leading noon conference this counts as two conferences. Conference requirement may change based schedule.
    • Direct involvement in completion of resident evaluations and ensure evaluations are completed in a timely manner; inclusive of direct observation requirements.
    • Participate in scholarly activities as it relates to care delivery and performance and programmatic improvement
    • Participate in annual program evaluation
    • Participate in curriculum development as requested
    • Assist in monitoring resident stress, with the goal of identifying mental or emotional conditions that inhibit performance and/or learning and advise the Associate Program Director and/or Program Director.
    • Actively participate in recruitment process, review candidates, interviews and selection of residents. When asked, attend recruitment fairs to recruit locally, regionally and nationally
    • Participate in orientation and graduation ceremony
    • Participate in resident recruitment and interviews
    • Participate in monthly resident RAP sessions and semi-annual Town meetings
    • Practice as a hospital based physician provider and teacher at The Wright Center with 12 blocks of service per year and ½ day of clinic per week while in service.
    • Call requirement is 12 per year
      • Participate in holiday coverage 1-2 per year
      • Provide on call physician backup service and also participate in extra call to cover colleagues during time off and unexpected emergencies
      • Actively participate in preparation and maintenance of ACGME IM Program accreditation
      • Model and promote physician professionalism
      • Timely completion of patient care documentation in the outpatient and inpatient settings and required resident evaluations and direct observation assessments as assigned
      • Actively mentor a number of trainees and oversee learner driven portfolio
      • Participate in Academic societies in order to enhance your educational skills.
      • Attend weekly Coordinators meetings
      • Achieve and maintain Board certification, CME, ACLS/BLS certification
      • Demonstrate compliance and highest integrity with industry recognized billing practices.
      • Promote/demonstrate scholarly work; which includes uploading scholarly work into My Evaluations software.

    Required Skills Required Experience

    • MD/DO Degree
    • Graduate Medical Education in an ACGME Accredited Internal Medicine Residency Program
    • Current certification by the Board of Internal Medicine or possess qualifications acceptable to the Review Committee
    • DEA Certification
    • Valid physician license for State of Pennsylvania
    • BLS, ACLS certification
  • Qualifications


    1. Valid Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language- Hearing Association.
    2. Current state registration/licensure, or limited permit as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
    3. Demonstrates professional behavior and appearance.
    4. Attends and participates in continuing educational programs and in-services as requested, which may require overnight travel.
    5. Ability to work on and comprehend computerized technology.
    6. Protects patients/residents and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
    7. Must be able to speak the English language in a comprehendible format.


    1. Subject to lifting, carrying and supporting patients/residents.
    2. Must be able to lift medical equipment, supplies, etc.
    3. Must be able to move (walk, bend, stand, sit, push, pull, lift) intermittently throughout the workday.
    4. Must be constantly alert for patient/resident safety.