Speech Language Pathologist - 1 Day Per Week

Houston, TX 77030

Posted: 07/05/2024 Category: Healthcare Job Number: MNICH92400

Job Description

A-Line Staffing Solutions is Hiring a Part-Time (1 day per week) Speech Language Pathologist in Houston!

1 Day Per Week in Clinic

Friday is preferred, but Client will consider any day, and an additional day each week if preferred!

 

Must be comfortable working independently with pediatrics patients that have complex airways.

 

Job Summary/Description:
Provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of patients with voice, airway, and swallowing problems. Responsible for evaluation and treatment of primarily adult patients, as well as select pediatric patients in a tertiary academic medical center.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to):
Performs clinical evaluation of voice, airway, and swallowing pathology as related to educational, medical, social and psychological factors to identify patient needs for therapy services.
Evaluates special populations, including professional voice users/performers, patients with neurological disorders, head & neck cancer patients, and select pediatric patients with voice/airway/swallowing pathology.
Performs diagnostic laryngeal imaging examinations (flexible and rigid videostroboscopy) and acoustic/aerodynamic assessments of voice/airway function.
Performs instrumental assessments of swallowing, including flexible endoscopic evaluations of swallowing(FEES) and modified barium swallow studies (MBSS).
Plans and conducts rehabilitative treatment programs consistent with the specific area(s) of deficit. Maintains competency in up-to-date physiologic voice and dysphagia therapy skills.
Coordinates pre- and post-operative therapy services for select patients undergoing surgery for voice, airway, and swallowing pathology. This includes determining the need for, and facilitating the referral to, specific specialists and imaging.
Performs outpatient therapy sessions with patients, in person or virtually. Writes reports on diagnostic findings, therapy used, and progress made.
Depending on department needs, may provide clinical coordination for speech therapy related programs.
Depending on department needs, may recruit subjects for research programs, as well as actively participate in the conceptualization and actualization of research projects within the department.
Other duties as assigned.

CERTIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
Texas State License: Speech Language Pathology required; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) required.

MINIMUM EDUCATION:
Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology required.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
Completion of a Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) covering the clinical domains of voice, airway and swallowing pathology and/or experience as part of a collaborative member of a multi-disciplinary laryngology treatment team is preferred.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to Michael Nichols at mnichols@alinestaffing.com

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