Senior Speech Pathologist - West Campus (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Senior Speech Pathologist - West Campus (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 143917

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC SPEECH,LANG & LEARNING

Talent Area: Therapist

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Senior Speech Pathologist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will appropriately diagnose and treat patients with speech, oral motor/swallowing, and language disorders.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Reviews case file to obtain background information prior to evaluation/consultation
  • Interviews patient and/or family/caregiver
  • Provides results verbally to patient and/or family/caregiver and/or to referral source
  • Maintains productivity in accordance with budgetary guidelines
  • Implements treatment plan and monitors progress on an ongoing basis
  • Involves family/caregiver in treatment through education and supportive counseling
  • Documents evaluation procedures, results, diagnoses, and recommendations
  • Attends and participates in continuing education programs as required to maintain licensure and promote professional growth
  • Promotes speech-language pathology services within the community and the IDS
  • May supervise student interns and Clinical Fellows in Speech-Language Pathology


Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Licensure by The State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
  • One (1) year of professional speech-language pathology experience in pediatrics
  • Knowledge of normal and abnormal development, anatomy and physiology of the speech/swallowing mechanism, types of disorders and their etiologies, diagnostic procedures, and treatment procedures
  • Ability to diagnose and treat speech, oral motor/swallowing, and language disorders; ability to use a PC, general office and audio/video equipment; ability to communicate effectively, ability to retain confidential patient information; and in some instances the ability to use specialized equipment


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