Speech-Language Pathology I position for the Sie Center for Down Syndrome at the main campus in Aurora, Colorado. The Sie Center for Down Syndrome hosts a multidisciplinary team that offers evaluations and treatment for all the medical, developmental and communicative issues with this population.
The Speech-Language Pathologist I for the Sie Center for Down Syndrome provides diagnostic evaluations, consultations, individual and group therapy with children with Down Syndrome in outpatient, outreach and telehealth settings. This position has the potential for leadership opportunities in presenting and participating in research projects as well as contributing to program development and continuing education. The ideal candidate for this position should have experience and passion for evaluating and treating children with Down Syndrome.
An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform.
Clinician completes case management activities consistent with department quality assurance and quality improvement standards.
Clinician collaborates with the family, physicians, schools and other educational institutions, and other providers to ensure the continuum of care for the child and optimal clinical services. All interactions are non-judgmental and based on mutual respect.
Clinician demonstrates leadership and participates in systematic, planned professional development to improve the clinical, educational, research, and advocacy goals of the department and hospital.
Patient Care - Diagnostic Evaluations: Clinician completes diagnostic evaluations consistent with contemporary, evidence-based practice in speech-language pathology and department quality assurance standards. Clinician incorporates principles of cultural-competence and family-centered care into clinical services.
Clinician provides developmentally-appropriate intervention services consistent with contemporary, evidence-based practice in speech-language pathology and department quality assurance standards. Clinician incorporates principles of cultural-competence and family-centered care into clinical services.
EDUCATION – Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology or related field.
EXPERIENCE – 2-3 years of pediatric speech-language pathology experience in a hospital, rehabilitation, or school setting; One year experience with evaluation and treatment of children with speech, language, learning, and hearing disorders. Experience in a pediatric setting focusing on family centered care, preferred.
CERTIFICATION(S) – BLS for Healthcare Providers/CPR; Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) – Speech-Language Pathologist.
Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well-being of children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstanding hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known both for its nationally and interna...tionally recognized medical, research and education programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties, Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16 Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.
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.