About Texas Children's Hospital
Strategically located throughout the greater Houston area, Texas Children's Health Centers offer the same high-quality pediatric subspecialty care as our hospital – right in your neighborhood. Staffed by pediatric specialists from Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, our teams are trained to care for the physical and emotional needs of children and adolescents. Working closely with a child's primary-care physician, our specialists diagnose health conditions and develop patient-specific treatment plans.
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 primarily between the ages of 0-21 years with speech, oral motor/swallowing, language, and learning disorders.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Perform patient evaluations/consultations and interpret the results
- Review case files to obtain background information prior to evaluation/consultation
- Administer formal and informal tests and interpret the results of tests to determine diagnoses
- Provide results to the patient and family/caregiver and to referral source while making recommendations for treatment;
- Develop, implement, monitor, and adjust the treatment plan in conjunction with patient and family/caregiver
- Document evaluation procedures, results, diagnoses and recommendations, treatment goals, procedures, progress, recommendations, telephone calls, consultations, and patient/family conferences
- Attend and participate in continuing education programs
- Provide in-service teaching to colleagues
- Supervise student interns and clinical fellows
- Master's degree in speech-language pathology
- Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
- Licensure by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
- Minimum of one (1) year of professional speech-language pathology experience with 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, language, and learning disorders
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