The Per Diem Speech Language Pathologist in the Head & Neck Center at MD Anderson Cancer Center is to be an active member of the healthcare team by the evaluation and treatment of patients with swallowing, cognitive and or communication deficits of functional and/or organic origin.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals." MD Anderson's mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
Most new patients who come to MD Anderson every year are treated in one of our specialized cancer care centers or clinics, which embody the multidisciplinary, team approach to cancer care that has become an MD Anderson trademark. MD Anderson's Head and Neck Center has a remarkable depth of expertise gained by seeing more than 50,000 patients a year with cancers and benign tumors of the head and neck. Our team of specialized speech pathologists, audiologists and prosthodontists help maintain or restore speech, swallowing and hearing abilities after treatment.
Ideal candidate will have Certification of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and a Speech-Language Pathology license issued by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
This is a part-time, non-benefits eligible position. Incumbent will not work more than an average of 19 hours per week.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Provide a comprehensive evaluation of assigned patients; develop & administer the plan of care consistent with area(s) of deficit; maintain appropriate records (progress notes, IPOCTR, etc.) of activity and services provided.
Initiate referrals and convey recommendations to the appropriate resource/agency; maintain records (progress notes, IPOCTR, etc.) of activity and services provided.
Participate in Meetings:
Attend and participate in meetings (rounds, staff, etc.) specific to learning and patient needs.
Facilitate Program Development:
Facilitate program development and expansion via attendance of professional meetings, via presentations and correspondence
Required: Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology.
Required: Six months related hospital experience.
Required: All of the following:
Certification or eligible for Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Licensure or eligible for Speech-Language Pathology license issued by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Employee Status: Regular
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 49,400
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 49,400
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 49,400
University Of Texas M.D. Anderson