Kennedy Krieger Institute

  • SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST I

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Department
    Fairmount Rehabilitation Programs
    ID
    4026
    Pos. Category
    Rehab Therapy - Speech Language Pathology
    Job Location : Street
    1750 E. Fairmount Avenue
    # of Hours
    40
  • Overview

    JOB ID  4026

     

    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 I 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. Provide individual and small group therapy services as appropriate.
    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. Provide appropriate documentation of recommendations for home, school and community settings as appropriate.
    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. Participate in departmental activities and outreach activities in the community (e.g., presentations, services on committees).

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION:

    • 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:

    • Additional course work or training in pediatric traumatic brain injury, feeding/swallowing or communication disorders beneficial.

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