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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

SUMMARY

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.

EDUCATION

Required: Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Preferred: None

EXPERIENCE

Required: None.

Preferred: One to two years of neuro oncology or acute care speech language pathology experience. Oncology experience

CERTIFICATION

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

Additional Information

  • 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

  • Science Jobs: No

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