Speech Pathology Assistant Manager

Job Requisition #: JR68042

End Date: 12/31/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Rehabilitation

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Do you want to work at one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation?

Life is full of choices, and whom you work for is one of life's most important decisions. ChristianaCare is ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation and has earned national recognition for excellence. Choose an organization that provides career advancement and the opportunity to impact health.

As the Speech Pathology Assistant Manager, you will identify, assess, and provide treatment for individuals of all ages with communication and swallowing disorders. You will also assist with supervision and direction of the Speech Therapy Department.

Principal duties and responsibilities

  • Provides direct clinical evaluation and treatment of patients referred for speech
  • Assists with the direction of day-to-day operations on all campuses
  • Provides clinical oversight for staff providing speech therapy services to patients
  • Provides leadership to staff on the current programming
  • Responsible for assisting program manager/site manager with performance management of staff, including professional development and positive discipline
  • Provides feedback on the fiscal operations
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of programs and provides feedback for changes that may be necessary or improvements that can be achieved. Is a leader and active participant with performance improvement.
  • Provides leadership and direction for clear concise documentation of patient progress and assists with monitoring of staff compliance with documentation guidelines, billing, and rules and regulations.
  • Maintains current knowledge of rules and regulations that govern the practice of speech therapy and orients staff and managers on changes
  • Provides professional consultation regarding patient goals, status, equipment, and discharge recommendations to the clinical team
  • Supervises Speech Therapists and students during clinical education programs

Education and Experience requirements:

  • Master's degree in Speech and Language Pathology
  • At least five years of clinical experience
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology/ASHA membership
  • Licensure in the State of Delaware as a Speech Pathologist; other state licensure as needed
  • CPR Certification
  • Knowledge of current speech therapy practice and theories of treatment
  • Knowledge of therapeutic sequences and their application to treatment progression
  • Knowledge of basic business practices
  • Knowledge of budget process
  • Knowledge of management principles and techniques

ChristianaCare offers:

Incredible Work/Life benefits including medical/dental/ vision insurance coverage on your first day of employment, paid PTO, retirement plans, twelve weeks of paid parental leave, annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

If you 're inspired to make a difference, we invite you to become a ChristianaCare caregiver!

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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