As a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is responsible to provide direct patient care as part of a multidisciplinary team at the hospital and/or outpatient care centers as assigned. Demonstrates competency in evaluation, habilitative, and rehabilitative SLP services for patients with medical, functional and/or motor disorders. Provides clinical care activities utilizing evidenced based practice to insure a quality culture, and to satisfy customer needs for services, outcomes, and costs. Receives clinical peer review by the SLP Clinical Coordinator.
Master's degree from an accredited school of SLP.
Certification as a SLP by the American Speech-Language & Hearing Association (ASHA) within 12 months of employment. Licensed to practice SLP in the state of Florida.
Minimum of 2 years of pediatric experience is preferred.
Able to understand and react effectively to the age specific needs unique to assigned patients. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and command of the English language. Respect for patients, parents, center staff, physicians and members of the community is essential. Demonstrated record of initiative, self-direction, program development, organization, and independence of thought. Flexibility is essential, as work hours are subject to patient care needs and administrative program changes.
Must meet the physical demands of a practicing pediatric therapist including:
moving up and down from the floor and about the center
lifting small and medium children alone, assisting in transfers of heavy patients or equipment
physical mobility to interact in clinical activities with infants, toddlers, and young children (including stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling)
ability to clean treatment areas, mats, and/or toys as needed
visual acuity and fine motor dexterity to use evaluation equipment and computer equipment.
All Children's Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Human Resources is a program under All Children's Hospital. All Children's Hospital
is the only specialty licensed children's hospital on Florida's west coast. Founded in
1926, All Children's has grown into a leading pediatric referral center that is
dedicated to advancing treatment, education, research and advocacy in child health.