Under the supervision of the Rehabilitation Manager in Pediatrics, the Speech Pathologist has the responsibility and accountability for assessing, planning, evaluating and implementing care for the patients assigned. Speech Pathologist is responsible for adhering to all standards of Speech Therapy Practice Act as they apply for providing technical therapy care, supplies, equipment and interventions to a designated patient population. Per the Departments Scope of Practice, this position requires providing services to the pediatric population as defined by ages 0-18 years of age, in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individuals served. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The associate shall support the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini's strategic plan and the goals and direction of their Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).
Education/Skills: Vital Stim, FES, MBSIMP, and E-Swallow certifications are preferred
English is required, bilingual preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Licenses, Registrations or Certifications:
Current Louisiana SLP License is required.
Current BLS is required
ASHA (American Speech and Hearing Association) Certification is required, after completing the requirements of the clinical fellowship year
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.