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Sr. Speech Pathologist - Feeding & Swallowing

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Sr. Speech Pathologist - Feeding & Swallowing
    Talent Area: Therapist
    Full/Part Time: Part time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: Speech, Language & Learning
    Shift: 8 AM - 5 PM
    Job ID: 408682

We are searching for a Sr. Speech Pathologist - (Feeding/Swallowing) -- 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?

•    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
•    1-year professional speech-language pathology experience with pediatrics required
•    Preferred experience with pediatric dysphagia evaluation and treatment in medically complex populations, including NICU follow up, trach/vent/PMV, genetic syndromes, cardiac, and Head and Neck Tumor program
•    Patients range in age from infancy to adolescents
•    Involvement in multidisciplinary teams including Aerodigestive Clinic and Swallow Disorders Clinic
•    Opportunities for growth in VFSS and FEES
•    Must be skilled in complex feeding therapy techniques
•    Evidence-based evaluation and treatment methods

About Texas Children’s

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.

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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.

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