Speech/Language Pathologist Feeding Specialist Per Diem - Pediatric Therapies
One year of pediatric swallowing and feeding experience required.
Examines, tests, diagnoses, and administers remedial treatments for patients with speech, language and hearing disorders. Evaluates patients regarding the application of a wide variety of therapeutic techniques for rehabilitation of speech, language, hearing, and oral motor disorders. Documents test results and recommends remedial treatment. Performs evaluations with special attention to receptive and expressive language skills, speech fluency, vocal and oral motor competence, articulation and auditory skills. Confers with associates and institutes treatment utilizing corrective exercises and special equipment. Maintains active communication with the patient, patient’s family and colleagues regarding progress.
Tucson Medical Center (TMC) is Tucson’s only non-profit community owned hospital. Employees choose to work at TMC because of our of integrity, community, dedication, and compassion which we show through the exceptional care we provide to our patients and our community. Our passion for caring for the Tucson community has expanded over the last to include community partnerships, new medical specialties, and medical clinics to further provide the care our community deserves.
Why Join Tucson Medical Center?
We don’t only care for our patients, we care for our TMC family too. As a member of our family you can expect to enjoy a wide variety of benefits. In addition to all the benefits you would expect from a leading medical facility (medical, dental, vision, 401K with match) we also provide:
- Family Style Atmosphere with a Supportive Team
- Competitive Pay
- Career Growth Opportunities
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Health and Wellness Coaching
- Extensive Onsite Gym for $12.00 a Month
EDUCATION: Master's degree.
EXPERIENCE: None. Adult Outpatient Therapy: One (1) year of outpatient experience preferred. Will consider exceptional new graduate with extensive outpatient student fieldwork.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR certification. State Speech Pathologist Licensure issued by the Arizona Department of Health Services. National Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) through the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Some departments may require a valid fingerprint clearance card.
Clinical Fellows: Must obtain State Speech Pathologist Licensure issued by the Arizona Department of Health Services upon hire. After the first year, must obtain National Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) through the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of best practices used to evaluate and assist adults and children in the correction of speech, language and hearing issues.
Skill in assessing and treating patients for speech, language and hearing issues.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write electronic reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries or complaints from employees, patients and/or their representatives, and the general public.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Perform job in a reliable, responsible and dependable manner.
Ability to be proficient in developing, planning and using diagnostic tests, treatment techniques and evaluation procedures for patients with speech pathology.