Aug 02, 2021

Speech Language Pathologist - Pediatric Therapy Services

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Full-time Speech Therapy

Job Description


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Speech Language Pathologist (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Pediatric Therapy Services at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

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The speech-language pathologist (SLP) delivers and supervises others in the delivery of services in the areas of communication, cognition and swallowing. Upon physician referral the speech-language pathologist will perform evaluations and develop individual plans of care to maximize functional outcomes, implementing the plans of care, reassessing treatment results, and actively participating in discharge planning.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate complex problem solving skills in both patient care and department operations.
  • Perform patient assessment/reassessment. Establish plan of care with the patient, which is appropriate to the patient's needs and allows for informed consent or refusal
  • Documentation meets regulatory requirements, departmental standards, and considers reimbursement needs. Document on day of visit, usually at time of visit
  • Carry out assigned responsibilities in a timely and complete manner, using appropriate judgment and detail
  • Supervises students as assigned.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Speech/language pathology from an accredited program.
  • Valid Washington state speech-language pathology license or interim permit
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN )

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Related experience

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 301353