The staff speech pathologists will have the education, knowledge and skill to provide in-patient and/or out-patient services, focusing on functional skills to enhance development, restore function and to prevent disability from pediatric conditions, illness and injury. Evaluation, treatment and home programming are provided for children with: feeding and swallowing disorders, articulation, voice, resonance, and fluency, and receptive/expressive language disorders. Also includes aural rehabilitation/auditory verbal therapy for hearing loss or cochlear implant, and evaluation for augmentative communication devices. The position shall include patient and caregiver education and consultation to other professionals, clinics and agencies, both within Cook Childrens Health Care System and within the community. Documentation and correspondence pertaining to these services shall follow department and system policies.
Education & Experience
Masters degree in speech/language pathology Pediatric experience preferred
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification
State license or eligible for state licensure.
Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech/Language Pathology, or eligible for application upon completion of Clinical Fellowship Year and must be obtained within 12 months of hire to maintain employment at Cook.
This Speech-Language Pathologist needs to be someone who has experience working with children with Hearing Loss. Advanced certification for Listening and Spoken Language (LSLS) or Auditory Verbal Therapy is preferred.