Provide speech therapy to pediatric patients with communication, cognitive & swallowing disorders in accordance with existing standards of practice and ethical principles by assessing, developing, & implementing appropriate treatment plans.
Evaluation & treatment of speech, language, fluency, voice, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, feeding & swallowing disorders.
Collaborate with families and interdisciplinary team to communicate information, resolve issues and provide services in compliance with established guidelines.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Participate in development & revision of comprehensive treatment and prevention plan for children at risk and with disabilities.
Attend team meetings & family conference for clients by presenting evaluation results, treatment plans and progress reports to medical team and family
Educate families and staff on communication, cognitive and swallowing disorders.
Ensures protection of confidential information in accordance to HIPAA guidelines.
Select and administer age appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic technique & materials.
Consistently follow documentation protocol.
Comply with ASHA Code of Ethics
Re-evaluate effectiveness of ongoing therapy while implementing appropriate changes.
Successful completion of fieldwork experience or job experience in related area.
The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
Knowledge of information and techniques needed to rehabilitate physical and mental ailments and to provide career guidance including alternative treatments, rehabilitation equipment and its proper use, and methods to evaluate treatment effects.
Well-developed sense of humanity, prudence, and responsibility.
Adherence to values of CRIT-USA
Proactive and positive attitude.
Love and compassion for those he-she serves.
Forging a new culture.
Loyalty to the institution
Responsibility and passion for work.
Must hold a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in the area of speech-language pathology with a minimum of two years’ experience working in the field.
2 years of clinical experience in pediatric setting as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
Required Certification or Registration:
Licensed as a Speech-language Pathologist by the Texas State Board of Speech – Language Pathology and Audiology.
Must hold a Certification of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Current Basic Life Support/ CPR Certification for Health Care Providers
Bilingual in Spanish beneficial but not required.
This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. Other duties may be as assigned by management as needed from time to time.
About Children''s Rehabilitation Institute of TeletonUSA (CRIT-USA)
The Children's Rehabilitation Institute celebrates the dignity of every individual, serving children and families with neurological, muscular, and skeletal disabilities through integrated and state-of-the-art rehabilitation that empowers patients to reach their full potential and inclusion into society regardless of their ability to pay. We strive to be the world's best pediatric rehabilitation sy...stem, within the context of promoting human values and culture that encourages the social inclusion of people with disabilities. Our institutional principles guide our work and are the foundation of everything we do. These values guide us to: Love for those we serve, Forge a new culture, Be loyal to the institution and Show responsibility and passion for our work.
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.