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Speech/Lang Pathologist - Acute Care

Date:  Jun 26, 2022

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Allied Health and Clinical Support Jobs
Job Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  732721

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

Provides comprehensive communication and swallowing rehabilitative services to facilitate the patient's ability to recover to their maximum potential, and assumes a leadership role in the Speech Therapy/ Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation department.

- Must have a Master's degree in Speech - Language Pathology from an accredited university.
- Must have completed a nine month Clinical Fellowship.

- Must have two years experience as a Speech/Language Pathologist.

- Must be licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology
and Audiology.
- Must hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) issued by the American Speech and
Hearing Association (ASHA).

- Must have a current Healthcare Provider CPR course completion card prior to hire and/or placement in job from one of the following:
o American Heart Association
o American Red Cross Rescuer
o Military Training Network.

Skills or Special Abilities:
- Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of pediatric and/or adult neurogenic
language disorders, swallowing, aphasia, dysarthria, apraxia, voice disorders, alaryngeal communication, articulation and normal language development.
- Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, patients and family members.
- Must be able to demonstrate effective leadership skills.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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