Kennedy Krieger Institute

  • SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST - CLINICAL FELLOW - SPANISH SPEAKING (CHILD AND FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES)

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Department
    Child & Family Support Services
    ID
    3325
    Pos. Category
    Rehab Therapy - Speech Language Pathology
    Job Location : Street
    1750 E. Fairmount Avenue
    # of Hours
    40
  • Overview

    JOB ID  3325

     

    FLUENCY IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH STRONGLY PREFERRED

     

    The Clinical Fellow – SLP will provide direct home and center-based  parent training and patient care for assessing and treating communication (i.e., speech/language), oral motor, and feeding/swallowing disorders: administering department and program functions; supervising maintaining documentation relative to services offered: and participation in intra and interdisciplinary training programs.  In addition, the Clinical Fellow-SLP assists the family with coordination of all community services (i.e., school, medical, social, etc.). This assignment provides temporary employment opportunities to coincide with and supplement the Clinical Fellow training experience.

     

    Responsibilities

    1. Provide parent training and therapy programs that focus on resolving an identified condition or diminishing its functional impact, with consideration given to setting clear and measurable goals and incorporating child and family needs, interests, abilities, and perspective.  Utilize a range of techniques to engage children and families.
    2. Provide home and center-based functional communication (i.e., speech and language), oral motor, and feeding assessments to determine presence and (where detected) degree of handicapping conditions, with consideration to child and family’s needs.
    3. Initiate and maintain contact with referral sources and other KKI and community providers to assist in coordination of services and to foster productive relationships in the community. 
    4. Maintain documentation consistent with Institute and Department expectations for all activities, as well as guidelines by MSDE, ASHA, COMAR, and relevant accreditation agencies.
    5. Participate in intra-disciplinary and interdisciplinary activities relative to patient care (e.g., team conferences) and professional training (e.g., staff development activities).
    6. Participate in departmental activities and outreach activities in the community (e.g., presentations, services on committees).

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION:

    • Successful completion of a Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology, with related clinical requirements.

    EXPERIENCE:

    • Additional course work or training in pediatric feeding/swallowing or communication disorders is beneficial.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must possess and maintain Speech-Language Pathologist – Limited License through the Maryland Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers and Speech Language Pathologists.

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