Posted in Other 16 days ago.
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Speech Language Pathologist - Full Time 40 hours
Education and Experience
Master's degree in Speech/Language Pathology or equivalent is required.
Three years experience in pediatrics and/or hospital setting is preferred.
State of Connecticut Speech Pathologist License required;
OR eligible for State of Connecticut Speech Pathologist License, AND License required within 45 days.
OR, documented plan for supervised professional experience approved by the CT Department of Public
Health leading to licensure; License required within one year.
Current Certificate of Clinical Competency issued by the American Speech Language Hearing Association
within one year of hire.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) / CPR in adult, child & infant within 6 months of hire.
The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is accountable for providing diagnostic and rehabilitative services
to pediatric patients at risk for speech, voice, language, hearing, communication, swallowing, and related
disabilities. Services are provided in both the acute care and outpatient setting to children with a range of
developmental and medical diagnoses. The SLP is also accountable for self and department development
and works on projects and assignments aligned with professional interests and departmental needs, in
accordance with the established Professional Practice Model.
phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics; oral, pharyngeal, upper-esophageal swallow
and related functions; cognitive aspects of communication; social aspects of communication.
with speech, voice, language, communication, and swallowing disabilities. Refer when appropriate.
swallowing (e.g., tracheoesophageal valves, electrolarynges, speaking valves, AAC devices).
(e.g.videofluoroscopy, nasendoscopy, ultrasonography, stroboscopy).
programs to improve and maintain quality of services.
Demonstrates knowledge of the age-related differences and needs of patients in appropriate, specific
populations from neonate through adolescence and applies them to practice. Demonstrates cultural
sensitivity in all interactions with patients/families.
Demonstrates support for the mission, values and goals of the organization through behaviors that are
consistent with the Connecticut Children's Core Behaviors.
Supervision of graduate students or Clinical Fellows (CFs).