Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.
Harborview Rehabilitation Therapies and Clinics has an outstanding opportunity for a temporary/hourly, day shift, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST 1 (SLP). Under general supervision, assess, plan, administer, evaluate and provide safe speech/language pathology services. This will include progression of treatment goals and patient and family education. The SLP will assess and treat a patient caseload ranging from routine to complex patient problems and situations and utilize training in the evaluation and treatment process.
Collaborate with other disciplines as appropriate to coordinate continuity of patient care from admission to discharge
Implement treatment programs, which include areas of swallowing, speech, voice, language, or cognitive/communication
Instruct, assign work and evaluate students as assigned by supervisor
Acts as a resource within the speech pathology department for other health care professional
Participates in service or selected department activities/projects to promote delivery of quality speech therapy services
Provides education training to other speech therapy staff and health care professionals in areas of expertise within the speech and language therapy field
Demonstrates working knowledge of the disease process, precautions, typical medical treatment and diagnostic procedures, functional, abilities, complications and implications of long term deficits related to primary diagnoses treated in service area
Documentation is to include assessment, measurable criteria, goals method of treatment, home programs and adapting plan according to patient’s response to intervention
Participates in team rounds and other educational information to patient and support systems prior to termination of therapy intervention
Participates in Quality Assurance as it relates to patient care
REQUIREMENTS: A Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology or Communicative Disorders or equivalent degree approved by the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association. AND A Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association.
One year of experience as a speech pathologist, audiologist, or equivalent is preferred.
LEGAL REQUIREMENT: Licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist with the Washington State Department of Health.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.