Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org .
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Full Time, Must be able to work as early as 7am and as late as 7pm
Summary: The Speech Pathologist evaluates and treats patients referred and provides instruction and assistance to patient's families as indicated
Responsibilities: 1. Provides comprehensive differential diagnostic evaluations using standardized and norm-references measures
2. Provides management/treatment programs consistent with diagnosis and department protocols
3. Provides timely documentation for medical records/insurance requirements per division standards
4. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psychological, social, educational, and safety needs of the patients served regardless of age
5. Other duties as assigned.
Technical Expertise 1. Experience in Speech Pathology is required
2. Experience working with all levels within an organization is required
3. Experience in pediatric health care is preferred
4. Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) or similar software is required
Education and Experience 1. Education: Master's degree in Speech/Language Pathology is required
2. Certification: State of Ohio Licensure in Speech/Language Pathology, Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology [CCC-SLP] from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association [ASHA] is required.
3. Years of relevant experience: 3 to 5 years is preferred.
4. Years of experience supervising: None.
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