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Speech/Language Path BTNRH

Boys Town National Research Hospital locationOmaha, NE
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Omaha, NE, United States

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GENERAL SUMMARY:

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a progressive research organization and make an impact with patients? Under the general direction of the Senior Director Research Center and the Director of Clinical and Educational Programs for Childhood Deafness Language and Learning Center, the Speech/LanguagePathologist performs professional work, as a member of a multidisciplinary team, with particular responsibilities for providing evaluation and intervention services for Boys Town National Research Hospital (BTNRH) patients, clients served through outpatient clinics,students in school-based services who have speech and language disorders, and professionals serving individuals with communication disorders.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

  • As assigned, provides direct, consultative, developmentally appropriate habilitative and rehabilitative treatment service to pediatric patients served in the acute care unit, pediatric intensive care unit, craniofacial clinical unit, psychiatric unit, and outpatient clinics in the domains for speech, language, cognition, voice, feeding, and swallowing.
  • Provides evaluations of auditory, communication, developmental, academic, and pre-academic skills for infants, children, and adults with hearing loss, and children with communication, voice, feeding, and swallowing disorders.
  • Consults and conferences with medical, dietary personnel, educational personnel, families, and other staff, including officers from other agencies.
  • Prepares and maintains reports/records on patients, clients, and students.
  • Develops training programs/materials and conducts seminars for families and professionals.
  • Assists and participates in the design and implementation of selected clinical research projects.
  • Serves as a mentor for graduate students and clinical fellows in the area of assessment and intervention with infants, children, and/or adults with communication disorders, individuals with craniofacial disorders, individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, individuals with feeding and swallowing disorders, or individuals with developmental language disorders.
  • Assists in the quality improvement program for monitoring hospital records for patients with hearing loss and communication disorders.

Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor to meet the needs of the organization.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    • Ability to apply knowledge in the area of normal speech-language, feeding-swallowing development to diagnose and treat speech-language, voice, and range of communication disorders.
    • As related to job assignment, ability to operate equipment to determine level of feeding/swallowing function, and measure speech production for children with cleft plate and/or craniofacial anomalies.
    • As related to job assignment, knowledge of pediatric airway, craniofacial, and feeding-swallowing disorders.
    • As related to job assignment, ability to apply knowledge in the area of development, hearing disorders, amplification and hearing technology systems.
    • Ability to apply knowledge to family systems.
    • Ability to apply knowledge and understanding of a variety of approaches to assessment and intervention with infants, children, and adults with communication disorders.
    • Ability to establish and maintain an environment that encourages teamwork, interdependence, communication, and ethical actions.
    • Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing.
    • As related to job assignment, ability to communicate and/or develop proficient sign language skill.
    • Ability to use equipment such as hearing technology, personal computers, and assistive/adaptive devices that support communication development.
    • Ability to function independently as a professional with general supervision.
  • Provides patient care and education according to the patient population served.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:

  • Masters' in Science (MS) or Masters in Art (MA) degree in Speech/Language Pathology required
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in evaluation and/or interventions with patients with communication, craniofacial, feeding swallowing or hearing disorders required,
  • 3 years of experience in medical/clinical setting preferred
  • Knowledge of psycholinguistics, speech, language, auditory, feeding swallowing development, assessment, and intervention techniques for persons with communication disorders
  • Must have, or be eligible for appropriate state licensing, and must hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Based on business need, this position may need to provide on-call (continuously or rotationally) support. This might include a need for evening, weekend, or holiday work if needed.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Sedentary to light work frequently exerting from 10 to 20 pounds to move objects. Medium work exerting up to 50 pounds occasionally to move objects.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions: protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.


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