SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST 1 (TEMP/HOURLY)

University of Washington - Seattle, WA4.1

Part-time | Temporary
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As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

Harborview Rehabilitation Therapies and Clinics has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time, temporary/hourly, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST 1 (SLP). Under general supervision, assess, plan, administer, evaluate and provide safe speech/language pathology services. This will include progression of treatment goals and patient and family education. The SLP will assess and treat a patient caseload ranging from routine to complex patient problems and situations and utilize training in the evaluation and treatment process.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaborate with other disciplines as appropriate to coordinate continuity of patient care from admission to discharge
Implement treatment programs, which include areas of swallowing, speech, voice, language, or cognitive/communication
Instruct, assign work and evaluate students as assigned by supervisor
Acts as a resource within the speech pathology department for other health care professional
Participates in service or selected department activities/projects to promote delivery of quality speech therapy services
Provides education training to other speech therapy staff and health care professionals in areas of expertise within the speech and language therapy field
Demonstrates working knowledge of the disease process, precautions, typical medical treatment and diagnostic procedures, functional, abilities, complications and implications of long term deficits related to primary diagnoses treated in service area
Documentation is to include assessment, measurable criteria, goals method of treatment, home programs and adapting plan according to patient’s response to intervention
Participates in team rounds and other educational information to patient and support systems prior to termination of therapy intervention
Participates in Quality Assurance as it relates to patient care

REQUIREMENTS:
A Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology or Communicative Disorders or equivalent degree approved by the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association.
AND
A Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association.

One year of experience as a speech pathologist, audiologist, or equivalent is preferred.

LEGAL REQUIREMENT:
Licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist with the Washington State Department of Health.
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