Provides quality patient care and family training through evaluation, treatment planning, and the application and assignment of speech-language pathology modalities and procedures in accordance with the regulations governing the practice of speech-language pathology and in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the City of Hope National Medical Center. Serves as a rehabilitation consultant for complex patients facilitating innovative and efficient treatment intervention. Is responsible for student internships, clinical education, and developing clinical programs and treatment protocols.
Key Responsibilities include:
Examines, tests, diagnoses and administers treatments for patients with speech and swallowing disorders.
Performs evaluations with special attention to swallowing function, receptive and expressive language skills, speech fluency, vocal and oral motor competence and articulation.
Develops therapeutic intervention to achieve the maximum feasible therapeutic impact.
Maintains active and support communication with the patient regarding progress, problems, home programs and other issues related to the therapeutic process.
Attends team and family conferences; interprets pertinent findings and contributes to the development of a multidisciplinary plan of care.
Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to maintain certification/licensure, and/or keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
0+ years of experience in an accredited acute care facility
Accredited program in Speech-Language Pathology
Modified Barium Swallow Studies
License and certificate of clinical competency from ASHA
Basic Life Support CPR Card from American Heart Association
Internal Number: 10004090
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.