Speech-Language Pathologist Clin 2 - UVA Children's Hospital (Acute/ICU)
Job location: Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-17
This position is part of a team that services UVA Children's Hospital, working in an acute care unit. Experience in both pediatric and neonatal ICU settings is strongly preferred.
The SLP 2 consistently provides effective direct care as part of the interdisciplinary team to a variety of complex patients. In doing so the SLP2 acts as a role model and supervisor for junior staff and helps identify patients who have unmet patient care needs. The SLP 2 seeks and provides feedback for improved clinical practice and with mentoring begins to assume a leadership role.
- Performs evaluations of speech language and swallowing function according to professional standards and departmental guidelines.
- Demonstrates knowledge of intervention options and executes a program of skilled speech language pathology intervention.
- Actively participates in professional growth of self and others.
- Actively participates in quality improvement and program development.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Education: Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
Experience: 6 months relevant experience
Licensure: Licensed to practice Speech-Language Pathology from the Virginia Board of Examiners for Audiology and Speech Pathology required. Eligibility for Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) or certified with Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) is required. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.
Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 – 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, humidity, heat, blood/body fluids, infectious disease and dust.
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