Kennedy Krieger Institute

  • SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST II (SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT)

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Department
    Speech & Language
    ID
    1989
    Pos. Category
    Rehab Therapy - Speech Language Pathology
    Job Location : Street
    801 N. Broadway
    # of Hours
    40
  • Overview

    JOB ID  1989

     

    FOR A LIMITED TIME, KENNEDY KRIEGER IS OFFERING A $2,500 SIGN ON BONUS FOR FULL TIME, CERTIFIED SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS FOR THIS VACANCY

     

    The Speech Language Pathologist II will provide direct patient care for assessing and treating communication (i.e., speech/language), oral motor and feeding/swallowing disorders: administering department and program functions; maintaining documentation relative to services offered: and participation in intra and interdisciplinary training programs.

    Responsibilities

    1. Offer functional communication (i.e., speech/language), oral motor, and feeding/swallowing assessment, with consideration to patients’ and families’ needs and interests.
    2. Develop and implement treatment programs focused on resolving an identified condition or diminishing its functional impact. With consideration given to patients’ and families’ needs and interests.
    3. Supervise graduate students or clinical fellows (concordant with level of experience and expertise).
    4. Assist senior level staff with one or more departmental and program functions (e.g., continuing education, program development, quality assurance activities).
    5. Maintain documentation consistent with Institute and Department expectations for all activities, as well as guidelines by The Joint Commission, CARF, and ASHA.
    6. Participate in intra-disciplinary and interdisciplinary activities relative to patient care (e.g., team conferences) and professional training (e.g., staff development activities).
    7. Maintain appropriate professional affiliations for state and national licensure/certifications well as following standards set forth by the Institute and the Program.
    8. Participate in departmental activities and outreach activities in the community (e.g., presentations, services on committees).
    9. Assist supervisor in setting and implementing goals for professional growth and development.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION:

     

    • Successful completion of a Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology, with related clinical requirements.
    • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology granted by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association.
    • Eligible for Maryland State Licensure in Speech Language Pathology.

    EXPERIENCE:

     

    • Minimum of three years licensed clinical experience required (including CFY), with at least two years documented experience in area of specialty.  Emphasis on pediatric communication and feeding/swallowing and oral motor disorders.
    • Additional course work or training in pediatric feeding/swallowing or communication disorders beneficial.

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