Clinical Fellow- Speech/Language Pathologist

Expiring today

Location
WASHINGTON, District of Columbia-WASHINGTON
Posted
Jun 22, 2021
Closes
Jul 27, 2021
Ref
210001RL
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The Clinical Fellow- Speech-Language Pathologist will be responsible to evaluate speech/language of children and provide remediation for children with communication disorders.

"First of Two Clinical Fellow SLP" positions available

Qualifications

Minimum Education
Master's Degree Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology. (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
1 year 0-1 Years of Experience. Recent graduate from an accredited university. (Required)

Functional Accountabilities
Patient Evaluation
  • Use appropriate protocol for age and disorder; complete protocol in a timely fashion.
  • Show skills for a variety of disorders and test instruments.
  • Use knowledge of cultural linguistic features appropriately in the diagnostic process.
  • Use translators when appropriate; demonstrate use of appropriate language when necessary.
  • Adapt procedures for specialized disorders (e.g., stuttering, alternative/augmentative communication, bilingual, etc.).
Schedules
  • Take initiative to maintain schedule.
  • Show flexibility with schedule changes.
  • Plan ahead for changes to schedule.
Test Results
  • Convey test results.
  • Show knowledge of counseling techniques.
  • Show empathy and caring.
  • Recognize the need for future counseling and know when to refer patient.
  • Prepare, interpret and reecord test results appropriately and in a timely fashion.
Remediation Services
  • Deliver therapy in an appropriate manner.
  • Use knowledge of theoretical application with patient.
  • Choose appropriate toys, games and activities for therapy based on age and disorder.
  • Show productivity in patient progress.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

Teamwork/Communication
  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others' ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

Safety
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance


Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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