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Speech Pathologist I-Speech & Audiology - Otolaryngology ( Pedi experience)

Company: UTMB
Location: Galveston
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Speech Pathologist I-Speech & Audiology - Otolaryngology ( Pedi experience) Galveston, Texas, United States Job Description: To provide professional skills in the comprehensive evaluation of patients with speech and language impairments,and to provide habilitative and rehabilitative treatment services. Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in related field, Certification or eligible for Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, and Licensure or eligible for Speech Pathology License from the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Department Marketing Statement: The Center for Audiology and Speech Pathology has opportunities for a Full Time Outpatient Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist to join an environment of advanced clinical care and to participate in program development. Our Speech Pathology program includes the following services in acute care, and outpatient clinic settings: Adult, infant and toddler feeding assessments, pediatric and adult modified barium swallow studies and fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing, videostroboscopy and voice treatment, assessment of trach and ventilator dependent patients, speech rehabilitation for head and neck cancer patients, and speech, language and cognitive-linguistic assessments. Additional opportunities include teaching of medical students, residents, and supervision of clinical fellows. Specific Job Related Duties:

  • Administers various routine speech and language tests and hearing screenings.
  • Evaluates and diagnoses communication and swallowing disorders by evaluating causes, administering tests, and assessing speech and language skills as related to educational, medical, social, and psychological factors.
  • Provides patient evaluation and treatments, employing techniques consistent with age specific concerns for the following age groups: infant, adolescent, adult and geriatric as defined in position addendum.
  • Develops and implements treatment plans for communication and swallowing disorders such as functional articulation, motor-speech, fluency, voice problems, delayed speech, and organic disorders, including but not limited to, cleft palates, cerebral palsy, aphasia, feeding disorders, and impaired hearing.
  • Instructs patients with functional or organic speech disorders and their families in appropriate means of communication.
  • Interprets test results and writes reports on diagnostic findings, therapy techniques utilized, and patient's progress in treatment.
  • Determines need for patient referral to specialists.
  • Provides consultation and guidance services to patients, other professionals, and outside agencies regarding communication and swallowing disorders and associated treatment plans.
  • Adheres to internal controls established for department.
  • Performs related duties as required.
    Preferred Work Experience:

    • Working with Pedi Patients
      Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Compensation

Keywords: UTMB, Galveston , Speech Pathologist I-Speech & Audiology - Otolaryngology ( Pedi experience), Healthcare , Galveston, Texas

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