Speech Language Pathologist/UKHC

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Job Title:

Speech Language Pathologist/UKHC

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Working Title:

Speech Language Pathologist

Department Name:


Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:

MS Speech Pathology

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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Kentucky SLP License and Registration, CCC eligible

Physical Requirements:

This position requires regularly standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds; intermittently lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds; standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; and sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing over 50 pounds; and performing tasks with repetitive motions. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; working in confined spaces; and exposure to loud noises, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, radiation, cuts/punctures, blood-borne/airborne pathogens, recombinant DNA or viral vectors, and combative/violent people.


Primarily day shift, Monday through Friday, with additional hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays required.

Job Summary:

The Speech Language Pathologist will provide consultation, assessment, evaluation, and treatment to patients within UK Hospital areas. This individual will provide excellent customer service to patients, families, providers, and co-workers (internal and external) by using professional courtesy. This position will also assist the managerial staff in assessing resources and work to improve processes to redistribute or enhance resources.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Excellent communication and customer service skills; strong attention to detail.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Experience in diagnostic techniques including stroboscopy, acoustics, aerodynamics, perceptual voice assessments, and flexible endoscopy preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 11/17/2020
Application Due: 2/15/2021
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