Speech Pathologist, Sr - Inpatient Rehab Unit

 
Position: Speech Pathologist, Sr - Inpatient Rehab Unit

Job ID: 159323

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit

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.

Summary:

We are searching for a Senior Speech Pathologist for our Inpatient Rehab Unit -- 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.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Performs patient evaluations/consultations and interprets results
  • Provides results verbally to patient and/or family/caregiver and/or to referral source
  • Develops treatment plan in conjunction with patient and/or family/caregiver
  • Implements treatment plan and monitors progress on an ongoing basis
  • Maintains records as required by law, IDS policy and administrative regulations
  • 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


Qualifications:

  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology field of study required
  • CCC-SLP certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association required
  • TX-SLP license from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation required
  • 1-year professional speech-language pathology experience with pediatrics required


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