Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.
Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood.
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We are searching 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:
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
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, 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
5 years’ experience speech-language pathology experience with pediatrics highly preferred
Preferred experience with pediatric dysphagia evaluation and treatment in medically complex populations, including inpatient and outpatient settings. Experience in NICU and PICU/CICU a plus
Patients range in age from infancy to adolescents
Opportunities for growth in VFSS
Must be skilled in complex feeding therapy techniques
Evidence-based evaluation and treatment methods
Position will require treatment of speech-language disorders in developmental populations as well (dx: speech-language impairments, voice/resonance disorders, fluency)
Bilingual proficiency (Spanish) a plus
Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
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