May 08, 2021

Speech Therapist-PRN- CHoR Fredericksburg Clinic

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Speech Therapy

Job Description

  • At the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, we nurture the champion in every child. We fight the forces that threaten them—however complex the condition or elusive the cure. We build communities of wellness. To heal the hurt of broken bones, broken hopes and broken systems. We practice with rigor and love, to restore young bodies, minds and spirits with the tenacity to take on the world. Only to find their spirit compels us to care in ways that overcome the impossible.
    JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • The Speech Pathologist is a novice to an advanced beginner level of practice, particularly as it relates to a hospital based setting. The Speech Pathologist is able to perform assessments and therapeutic interventions with the routine patient population. They support team endeavors by performing department and/or team tasks, problem solving and intervention skills. The Speech Pathologist may orient other allied health professionals to their field upon the successful completion of their CFY year with the approval of the Department Manager. Speech Pathologist may provide student experiences per approval of the Coordinator of Student Supervision.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • License (or licensure eligible) from the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Speech and Language Pathologist
      • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in SLP from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or Clinical Fellowship Year candidate
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Current license by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a SLP
      • Current CCC in SLP. For CFY incumbents, completion of CFY and awarded a CCC, at conclusion of 1st year of employment
      • CPR certification
    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • New graduate/CFY’s to SLP’s with less than two (2) years of experience
      • Strong Clinical Fellowship Year candidates will be considered
      • Previous clinical experience with evaluation/ treatment of neurogenic, motor speech, linguistic/cognitive communication disorders and swallowing disorders
      • Previous experience performing swallow studies including MBS and bedside assessments
      • Previous experience planning and executing treatment
    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Previous experience with trach management as related to swallowing and communication disorders
      • Previous experience managing complex swallowing and/or communication, linguistic/cognitive disorders
      • Previous work experience in a critical care setting
      • Previous experience with computer-based documentation systems.
    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • Masters Degree from an ASHA accredited program in Speech and Language Pathology
      • Competes required learning exchange courses
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Clinical rotations during graduate training in medical setting