MD Anderson Cancer Center Speech Language Pathologist - Neuro Oncology/Acute Care in Houston, Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center has a Speech Language Pathologist opportunity. The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders and at least one to two years of neuro oncology or acute care experience. Prefer candidates with oncology experience.
Shift: 8-hour day shift
The Speech Language Pathologist functions, evaluates and treats patients with swallowing, cognitive and/or communication deficits of functional and/or organic origin. Scope Impacts patient care through evaluation and treatment of speech, language, cognitive voice and/or swallowing disorders.
Essential Job Functions
Provides comprehensive evaluation of all assigned patients. Develops and administers rehabilitative plan of care consistent with the specific areas of deficit. Implements and maintains records (i.e. progress reports, daily notes and discharge summaries) of patient activity and services provided. Initiates referrals and conveys recommendations to medical, educational and allied health professionals and social agencies. Attends and participates in rounds and other meetings specific to patient needs. Facilitates program development and expansion via professional meetings, research activities, presentations and correspondence. Plans and participates in training for hospital staff and family members.
Other duties as assigned.
Required: Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Preferred: One to two years of neuro oncology or acute care speech language pathology experience. Oncology experience
Required: All of the following:
Certification in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) issued by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)within 30 days of hire. License in Speech Language Pathology issued by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation within 30 days of date of entry into job.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 149107
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Hard
Work Location: Onsite
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 71,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 89,000
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 107,000
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