Thursday , February 2 2023

Henry Ford Hospital Careers For Speech Language Pathologist

Website Henry Ford Health System

Job Description:

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP) with certification by the American SpeechLanguage-Hearing Association (ASHA) provide clinical services to individuals with adult and pediatric speech, language cognitive, voice and swallowing disorders. Services include diagnosis, evaluation, therapy, treatment and follow-up. All clinical fellows in Speech-Language Pathology are supervised by ASHA certified SLP’s.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interacts with dietary personnel in developing nutritional menus and/or eating programs for patients with limited swallowing abilities.
  • Prescribes appropriate communication technology after cancer or laryngeal surgery. Teaches patient to utilize technology and effectively develop their communication skills.
  • Participates in all phases of departmental education and research programs including program development and clinical fellow orientation and instruction.
  • Supervises the activities of departmental graduate students and clinical fellows including work scheduling, motivation, performance appraisal, and day-to-day work duties.
  • Consultation with patients, family, and HFHS staff about communication and swallowing disorders;
  • Diagnoses speech, language or swallowing disorders and evaluates patient’s condition and prognosis;
  • Develops treatment/therapy programs for patients;
  • Schedules and conducts patient follow-up visits.
  • Operates clinical equipment to measure speech production characteristics during patient evaluations and treatment.
  • Performs endoscopic assessment of vocal fold vibratory function and swallowing function.

Job Requirements:

  • Successful completion of the National Praxis Examination;
  • Successful completion of the Clinical Fellowship Year.
  • One year of experience in a clinical setting required.

Job Qualification:

  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited graduate program;

Job Details:

Company:  Henry Ford Health System

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Wyandotte, MI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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