This is a limited recruitment, open to current UW Medical Center employees.
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.
For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center (HMC), Northwest Hospital & Medical Center (NWH), Valley Medical Center (VMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's.
The Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Service Line has an outstanding opportunity for a Speech Pathology Specialist III, UW Medical Center. This individual will report to the Service Line Administrator.
Under delegated authority, the Speech Pathology Specialist II will direct the planning, organization, and delivery of Speech Language Pathology (SLP) services within the Otolaryngology HNS Service Line at UW Medical Center. Supervises staff SLP Specialist 1 staff and SLP Specialist 2 staff as well as associated program support staff.
Supervises and provides direction to the SLP Specialists 2 in support of their oversight role of the various individual programs within the SLP discipline.
Provides SLP clinical evaluations and/or rehabilitative services through assessment of patient needs, and development of diagnostic protocols/evaluative measures and treatment plans, as part of a multi-disciplinary team, and through independent practice. Participates in the Clinical and Academic programs of the Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery Service Line.
A Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology or Communicative Disorders or documentation of American Speech and Hearing Association approved equivalent to the Master's degree consisting of approved curriculum and student practicum hours.
A Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.
Two to three years as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist, or equivalent including one year of supervisory or administrative responsibilities is preferred.
Speech Language Pathology Certificate of Clinical Competence in SLP (CCC-SLP) Washington State SLP License/Certification Credentialed by OMSA Credentialed by UWMC Credentialing Program for non-physician Allied Health Professions.
Knowledge of: language development; anatomy and physiology of auditory and vocal mechanisms and disorders; specialized equipment and testing techniques;; evaluation and remedial procedures for sensory-neural learning handicaps and dysphasia, principles and techniques of communication disorders, identification and treatment; principles and techniques of aural habilitation/rehabilitation; educational and psychological needs of persons with communications disorders; theories of learning, available community resources; research methods; supervisory and administrative practices.
Ability to: use specialized equipment in the area of communication disorders; establish and maintain effective relationships with individuals and groups; speak and write effectively; teach, train, and supervise staff.REQUIREMENTS:see above
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