Yale New Haven Health System

PEDIATRIC SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

US-CT-New Haven
Job ID
63567
Department
O/P PEDI REHAB
Category
REHABILITATION SERVICES - SLP
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
40
Work Schedule
DAYS
Work Days
MONDAY - FRIDAY
Work Hours
SCHEDULED PER DEPARTMENTAL NEEDS. AFTER SCHOOL HOURS REQUIRED.
Work Shift
N/A
Requisition ID
2017-16811

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Responsible for performance of all speech- language, communicative, and swallowing diagnostic and rehabilitative procedures on inpatients and outpatients; specifically, conducts evaluations and analyzes the results to diagnose the disorder; recommends and conducts appropriate rehabilitation intervention; counsels the patient and family (as approved by the patient) as to the current status of the patient and plans appropriate intervention to address the specific needs of the patient; writes reports on all diagnostic and rehabilitative procedures in the EMR.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Clinical
    • 1.1 Able to interpret physician referrals to perform basic clinical evaluations.
  • 2. Educational
    • 2.1 Attends department in-services.
  • 3. Administration
    • 3.1 Complies with Hospital and Department Policies and Procedures.
  • 4. Clinical Supervision
    • 4.1 Participates in regular meetings with supervisor and/or team leader and reports pertinent information on a timely basis.
  • 5. Human Relations Skills
    • 5.1 Demonstrates respect and regard for dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsive and courteous hospital environment.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


Graduate of a Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology; Completion of Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology preferred.


EXPERIENCE


One (1) to two (2) years as a clinical speech language pathologist in a large medical center based practice preferred. Experience working with children and/or adults depending on the assigned setting. Clinical experience with a variety of diagnoses to include post-surgical, developmental, neurological, genetic, oncologic and traumatic.


LICENSURE


Must maintain a current unrestricted license to practice as a Speech - Language Pathologist in CT.


SPECIAL SKILLS


Experience with FEES, MBS and TEP preferred. Excellent interpersonal, clinical, and organizational skills.


PHYSICAL DEMAND


Requires exposure to blood and body fluids, hazardous materials and communicable diseases. Requires long
periods of standing and walking. Requires lifting and positioning of patients.


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