Speech Therapy Supervisor

 
Position: Speech Therapy Supervisor

Job ID: 156501

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO SPEECH THERAPY

Talent Area: Therapist

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Monday - Friday, 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).   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.

Summary:

We are searching for a Therapy Supervisor — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will supervise therapy staff, promote program development, assist in daily operations related to the provision of therapy services, provide clinical direction to therapists, technicians and students and plan, evaluate, organize, design and implement treatment techniques and programs in a developmentally and age appropriate manner for patients ages 0 to adulthood within the scope of demonstrated competencies.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Serves as front line supervisor in collaboration with leadership team and therapy manager
  • Performs patient care and related activities (50% of discipline specific budgeted productivity)
  • Provides clinical leadership and serves as an instructor/mentor
  • Facilitates/promotes program development and departmental/interdepartmental performance improvement
  • Attends health, safety, and training in services and other mandatory hospital activities


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy, physical therapy, or speech therapy
  • Certified Occupational or Physical Therapist, or Speech Language Pathologist by State of Texas
  • 5 years of clinical experience (clinical residency may be counted at a premium on a 1:2 ratio)
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of pediatric therapy developmentally appropriate for children ages 0 – adulthood
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of time management, basic fiscal management, systems operations, personnel management, joint commission standards, and organizational culture
  • Ability to be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with hospital, administrative and health center personnel, patients, and parents with ability to honor confidentiality; to independently treat complex patients by developing and following an individualized therapy plan of care; demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills; management skills as they relate to hospital IDS and personnel growth and development, demonstrate leadership, and ability to set priorities
  • Problem solves independently as exhibited by the ability to automatically analyze situations, evaluate priorities, and initiate appropriate course of action
  • Utilize basic office equipment such as fax, photocopier, and PC
  • The ability to efficiently and effectively maneuver through word-processing and spreadsheet programs is considered a mandatory skill required for the job (transition management/change)


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