Mary Free Bed’s Pediatric Feeding Program offers personalized treatments for young patients, from newborns through teens.
Our goal is to maximize a child’s feeding skills and improve his or her overall well-being through treatment, training and parental support. A multidisciplinary team of experts works together to develop feeding techniques catered to our patients specific needs. This is a full Time, Speech-Language Pathologist position with leadership and clinical treatment paths. For candidates looking to take that next step to leadership, this is a wonderful opportunity to grow your skills as our team grows with the community. Clinicians with leadership experience are encouraged to apply.
Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements):
M.S. or M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology granted by an accredited university program.
Licensure with the State of Michigan.
Must have at least 2 years of pediatric feeding and swallow study experience
Holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology.
Possesses and maintains CPR certification to meet department/program protocol.
Membership in ASHA.
Physical Demands: The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients; the ability to constantly sit, occasionally stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and frequently use hands for grasping; to hear, speak, write, and see (correctable vision); to frequently lift 1-10 pounds, and occasionally lift 11-100+ pounds; to frequently carry 1-10 pounds and occasionally carry 11-35 pounds; to occasionally push anywhere from 1-100 pounds; to occasionally pull up to 35 pounds; to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly.
At Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, meeting the special needs of rehab patients is our singular expertise. We stretch our minds to provide treatment and therapies that help our patients come the furthest in the shortest possible time. And we put our hearts into it, too. More than 1,000 professionals work together here, all focused on one goal: restoring the hope and freedom of every person in our care.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.