Speech Pathologist, Sr

 
Position: Speech Pathologist, Sr

Job ID: 161353

Location: US-TX-Sugar Land

Department: SC SUGAR LAND THERAPY

Talent Area: Therapist

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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Summary:

We are looking for a Sr. 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?



Responsibilities :

  • Experienced with management of pediatric dysphagia
  • Able to informally evaluate cognitive-linguistic deficits
  • Familiarity with pediatric airway disorders
  • Strong understanding of progression of oral feeding development from newborn to transitional feeders
  • Able to collaborate and effectively communicate with members of medical team
  • Maintains records as required by law, IDS policy and administrative regulations
  • Administers formal tests as needed
  • Makes referrals for other evaluations as appropriate
  • Provides in-service teaching to colleagues
  • 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
  • Experience with pediatric population highly preferred 
  • Feeding and swallowing experience - nice to have 
  • Bilingual - nice to have 


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