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#108213 Outpatient Neuro Speech-Language Pathologist

Extended Deadline: Wed 6/30/2021

This position will remain open until filled.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 3/12/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 3/23/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

The Outpatient Senior Speech Pathologist is responsible for speech therapy patient service delivery including evaluation and treatment of routine and complex patients. Responsibilities include evaluating inpatients and outpatients with speech, language/cognitive, swallowing or voice disorders, completing appropriate documentation/reports and developing and implementing appropriate treatment goals. Additionally, the Senior Speech Pathologist will collaborate with physicians in the Movement Disorders clinic, ALS clinic, and with PT and OT to provide comprehensive rehabilitation care. The Senior Speech Pathologist will provide neurological care to treat patients with dysphagia, traumatic brain injuries, strokes, Parkinson's Disease, ALS, provide augmented communication assessments and cognitive rehabilitation.

Performs services that may include modified barium swallow studies. Performs other related duties. Completes required documentation and communicates patient information across the continuum of care. Participates in training and program development and represents the department to the medical and general community.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an educational institution approved by the Board of Speech-Language Pathology.

  • Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) license issued by the state of California.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience as a licensed speech pathologist.

  • Certificate of clinical competence in speech pathology awarded by the American Speech and Hearing Association.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • LVST-LOUD and SPEAK OUT! certification.
  • Four to seven (4 -7) years of experience as a licensed speech pathologist in a large healthcare environment.
  • Experience in neurologic conditions including movement disorders.
  • Experience with evaluating/treating Dysphagia/Swallowing.
  • Completed Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) and holds ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competencies (CCC-SLP).
  • Demonstrated experience as a Clinical Instructor.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
SPEECH PATHOLOGIST SR NEX
Department:
FAC PRAC PHYSICAL REHAB
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

 

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