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SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST 1 (TEMP/HOURLY)

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST 1 (TEMP/HOURLY)

Req #: 174081
Department: UWMC -MONTLAKE- OUTPATIENT REHAB THERAPY
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 01/10/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $35.61 - $49.45 per hour 
Shift: First Shift 

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UWs School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nations premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

UWMC's Outpatient Rehab Therapy has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time, temporary/hourly, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST 1 (SLP 1).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering speech/language pathology evaluation and intervention to patients with communication and swallowing disorders, as referred by a licensed provider
  • Administers treatments as determined by the evaluation in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury
  • Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities
  • Assists to develop clinical programs for optimum patient care and service
  • Participates in operational aspects, performance improvement, and Quality Improvement activities within the department
  • Provides input in formulating budget, assists in evaluation of departmental performance, and takes action to remain in budget guidelines
  • Ensures that patient charges and documentation are accurate and entered on a timely basis
  • Supervises students, volunteers, and office assistants
  • Participates in infection control, equipment training, compliance, safety and educational programs, both at the departmental and organization level

  • REQUIREMENTS:
    A Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology or Communicative Disorders or equivalent degree approved by the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association AND a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association.

    LEGAL REQUIREMENT:
    Current WA State Licensure in Speech Pathology (as Speech-Language Pathologist).

    DESIRED:
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a speech pathologist or equivalent is required
  • Strongly prefer experience/competencies in an outpatient neuro rehab environment including cognitive/communication assessment/treatment, dysarthria, and swallowing
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


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    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-09

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