Job ID 63696
* This position posting is for an SLP I. However, we are accepting candidates with all levels of experience.
In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served by KKI, the Speech Language Pathologist I will provide direct patient care for assessing and treating communication (i.e., speech/language), oral motor. And feeding/swallowing disorders: administering department and program functions; supervising speech language pathologists at various levels: maintaining documentation relative to services offered: and participation in intra and interdisciplinary training programs.
1. Offer functional communication (i.e., speech/language), oral motor, and feeding/swallowing assessment, with consideration to patients’ and families’ needs and interests.
2. Develop and implement treatment programs focused on resolving an identified condition or diminishing its functional impact. With consideration given to patients’ and families’ needs and interests.
3. Supervise graduate students or clinical fellows (concordant with level of experience and expertise).
4. Assist senior level staff with one or more departmental and program functions (e.g., continuing education, program development, quality assurance activities).
5. Maintain documentation consistent with Institute and Department expectations for all activities, as well as guidelines by The Joint Commission, CARF, and ASHA.
6. Participate in intra-disciplinary and interdisciplinary activities relative to patient care (e.g., team conferences) and professional training (e.g., staff development activities).
7. Maintain appropriate professional affiliations for state and national licensure/certifications well as following standards set forth by the Institute and the Program.
8. Participate in departmental activities and outreach activities in the community (e.g., presentations, services on committees).
9. Assist supervisor in setting and implementing goals for professional growth and development.
• Successful completion of a Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology, with related clinical requirements.
• Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology granted by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association.
• Eligible for Maryland State Licensure in Speech Language Pathology.
• Completion of the Clinical Fellowship Year in speech –language pathology with experience in pediatric communication and feeding/swallowing and oral motor disorders.
• Additional course work or training in pediatric feeding/swallowing or communication disorders beneficial.
Kennedy Krieger Institute - 10 months ago