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Speech Language Pathologist 

About the Organization We don't train our people to be nice… We simply hire nice people

We are looking for the brightest and the best to join our team!

Are you under challenged in your current position? Are you looking for a career in a high paced complex clinical environment?

Three major benefits offered by Cure 4 The Kids Foundation

40-hour work week, no nights or weekends

One of the most competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages in the field of healthcare

A state-of-the-art clinical and administrative environment located at 215 and Town Center, Summerlin on the Roseman University Campus

Cure 4 The Kids Foundation was voted #23 on the list of the 50 Best Non-Profits to Work For in the U.S.

Can you flourish in a center of excellence with a team that embodies the following Accountability Creed?

Please review the Accountability Creed on the Cure 4 The Kids Foundation Careers page www.cure4thekids.org
Important/Critical to the interview process to be considered for our team:

The following Accountability Creed is a crucial part of our culture and interview process. We consider our initial interactions as a mutual interview. Are you right for us and are we right for you. Be prepared to speak about how you feel about being part of a culture that embodies this creed. If in the initial phone interview, when you are asked to share your thoughts about the Accountability Creed, if you are unclear or do not recall reading it, you will not proceed in the interview process.  
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WHAT IT TAKES TO BE PART OF OUR TEAM
Are you an exceptional Speech Language Pathologist who absolutely thrives on being part of an accountable team? Can you dedicate yourself to being part of a team serving the needs of children and their families? Do you bring the highest standards of integrity and professionalism to your team? Do you thrive in an environment where you are valued and appreciated for who you are, how hard you work and for that something special you bring to the teams you choose to work with? Are you looking for an organization that offers competitive compensation and one of the broadest and most comprehensive benefit packages available in the field of healthcare?

This is a role that requires a multi-disciplinary team approach to solving problems and patient challenges. We frown upon elitists who often use the phrase "that's not my job" or "someone else can do it". The primary goal is to bring the best patient care and experience for our area's sickest children, not about feeding anyone's ego.

SUMMARY
To examine each individual and develop a plan using treatment techniques to promote the ability to communicate efficiently, improve speech and decrease associated complications such as difficulty swallowing. In addition, Speech Language Pathologists meet the patient’s goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining speech therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription. This is a non-exempt hourly position that reports directly to the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

a) Perform tests and measures to evaluate levels of swallowing, speech, and language difficulty.
b) Provide and modify interventions as necessary to achieve goals and/or expected outcomes.
c) Documents evaluations and treatment goals. Regularly updates documentation regarding the patients’ care plan.
d) Conduct re-examinations and create plan of care.
e) Manage language and communication dysfunctions and enhance functional abilities.
f) Restore, maintain, and promote optimal function, wellness, and quality of life.
g) Provide treatment techniques designed with the intention of preventative care and decrease or eliminate progression of speech impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities that may result from disease, diagnosis, or injury.

 
Position Requirements

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Licensed speech therapist with the state of Nevada
  • 2-5 years of experience in pediatric speech therapy

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduate of an accredited college with a master’s degree from an ASHA accredited program
  • Current, unrestricted Nevada speech therapy license
  • Current ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • Speech language pathologist with patient population experience in Pediatrics and preferably one or more of the following areas: Hematology, Oncology, Rheumatology, or Neurology

PHYSICAL and SENSORY REQUIREMENTS (with or without the Aid of Mechanical Devices): Walking, reaching, bending, lifting, grasping, pushing, pulling, fine hand coordination; ability to read and write; ability to understand and follow written and oral instruction and directions; ability to communicate with physicians/providers, families, personnel, and consultants; and must have the ability to remain calm under emergency and stressful situations and when handling multiple tasks.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required.

 

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Speech Language Pathologist  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Las Vegas  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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