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Speech Therapist - URGENT

Job Description and Requirements

Job Description

 

We are urgently looking for two Speech Therapists to join the professional team of a Education Facility in Abu Dhabi. The ideal candidate is with Western education.   Responsibilities
  • Communicate with patients to evaluate their levels of speech or language difficulty
  • Determine the extent of communication problems by having a patient complete basic reading and vocalizing tasks or by giving standardized tests
  • Identify treatment options
  • Create and carry out an individualized treatment plan
  • Teach patients how to make sounds and improve their voices
  • Teach alternative communication methods, such as sign language, to patients with little or no speech capability
  • Work with patients to improve their ability to read and write correctly
  • Work with patients to develop and strengthen the muscles used to swallow
  • Counsel patients and families on how to cope with communication disorders
 

Requirements

  • Speaks fluent Arabic and excellent English
  • Has western education
  • Has at least 3 years of work experience as a Speech Therapist
  • Ideally with a DHA license or Eligibility Letter
  • Must have experience in post-acute rehabilitation facility
Preferred Skills
  • Native Arabic speaker
  • Fully literate in both verbal and written English
  • Excellent customer service and patient care skills
  • Demonstrated professional collaboration and teamwork skills with the patient at the center.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Computer skills 
Additional Notes   The desired candidate must be a people person, an excellent team player, who is outgoing, energetic and positive with a willingness to learn and improve.