Speech Therapy Manager

Position: Speech Therapy Manager

Job ID: 155614

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Speech, Language & Learning

Talent Area: Therapist

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Speech Language and Learning Manager — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will oversee the management of clinical operations in Speech, Language & Learning, and provide direct services to patients by ensuring the delivery of high-quality patient and family centered care involving the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with speech language and learning disorders.


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Responsibilities :

  • Ensures the delivery of quality, cost effective patient care within a family-centered care environment by participating in and/or leading at least 1 performance improvement activity a year that improves patient flow, customer satisfaction, or employee satisfaction
  • Monitors and meets staffing requirement and productivity levels by establishing staffing guidelines based on patient needs and budgetary guidelines within review at least annually
  • Provides coaching of individual team members by providing structure feedback for each staff member through yearly development plans and informal and/or formal follow-up at least twice a year
  • Participates in various IDS projects as appropriate
  • Provides direct patient care for both children and adults as necessary in accordance with departmental guidelines
  • Attends continuing education workshops, seminars, and in-services to maintain licensure and fulfills all mandatory education requirements
  • Ensures that JCAHO requirements specific to your department are fulfilled but also understand the linkage between your department’s requirements and those of the integrated delivery system
  • Collaborates with colleagues in other departments to ensure all JCAHO requirements are met


  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • 5 years of experience in speech-language pathology
  • 2 years of supervisory experience preferred
  • Knowledge of budgeting, normal and abnormal speech/language development, anatomy and physiology of speech/swallowing mechanism, types of disorders and etiologies, diagnostic procedures, and treatment procedures
  • Ability to deal effectively with patients, medical staff, administrative staff, and the public
  • To train, develop, and supervise effectively; to plan, organize, delegate, and demonstrate generic and unit based critical competencies, including specific care and diagnosis in a manner that is age appropriate to children and adults
  • Requires the ability to operate special equipment related to speech and language disorders

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