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Job Summary

Michigan Medicine Speech-Language Pathology has an exciting opportunity for a Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist to join our team at Children's and Women's Hospital.

  • Evaluate children with speech, language, voice, cognitive-communicative and feeding/swallowing disorders.
  • Design and implement treatment programs to facilitate improved communication and swallowing skills.
  • Counsel patients and their families regarding communication and swallowing development, impairment and opportunities for stimulating improvement.
  • Provide documentation of evaluation data, test/re-test data and speech-language progress, in accordance with insurance and regulatory agency requirements.
  • Maintain departmental and institutional standards of clinical productivity.
  • Provide patients and families with recommendations and referrals to appropriate health care sources.
  • Provide assistance to medical and rehabilitation team members regarding methods for facilitating a patient’s understanding and use of language to achieve maximum understanding of medical information and rehabilitation techniques.
  • Participate in staff meetings regarding individual  patients with physicians, nurses, insurance representative and allied health professionals.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • Retirement Savings Opportunities

Required Qualifications*

  •  A Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology is necessary.
  • A Certificate of Clinical Competence, awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is required
  • Eligibility for Michigan licensure is required

Desired Qualifications*

  • Progressively complex experience in the evaluation of children with communication and swallowing disorders
  • Preferred experience in conducting instrumental swallow evaluations, including videofluoroscopic swallow studies. 
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 

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