Speech Pathologist-Outpatient Therapy Services at Nemours in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business about 24 hours ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Nemours is seeking a Speech Language Pathologist to join our Outpatient Program in Bryn Mawr, and the Nemours/Alfred I Dupont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware.

As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 280,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children - even those who may never enter our doors - through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

As the birthplace of the Nemours health care system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, honors our legacy of delivering exceptional care to the children of the Delaware Valley and beyond. Ranked among the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and honored with the ANCC's Magnet® Designation for excellence in nursing practice, we offer intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. We recently completed a multi-phase hospital expansion that includes new inpatient rooms, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. Additionally, Nemours duPont Pediatrics allows us to reach more children across the region through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.

Primary Job Function
Provides Speech-Language Pathology evaluations, interventions and patient/family education under the prescription of a physician. Will establish and maintain appropriate documentation and communication with medical and clinical staff and outside agencies within the guidelines designated by state licensure, the department and Delaware Valley policies and procedures. Actively participates in departmental education activities in order to expand knowledge of patient populations and evidence-based practice.

Pediatric experience is required, feeding experience is preferred.

This is a salaried position with full-time benefits for 30-hours worked per week. Hours: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday, 8:00 am to 6:30 pm. Dual state licensure required for training and patient care at the Nemours/Alfred I Dupont Hospital for Children, Bryn Mawr based on staffing/census.

Requirements


  • Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology or its equivalent from an ASHA accredited university
  • Hold ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), or in process of applying for ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Must hold a primary license in PA
  • A second license in DE will be required for all clinical positions
  • Must submit license or proof of application submission with 2 weeks of job acceptance, but this second license is not required to be active at the start of employment.

All clinical staff will maintain dual licensure (DE, PA)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 6 months of date of hire and must be maintained for duration of employment.
  • Member of professional specialty organizations (ASHA, PA Speech & Hearing Association) preferred.
  • Pediatric experience is required.
  • Experience in feeding is preferred .

To learn more about Therapy Services at Nemours, please click this link: https://youtu.be/iZNJNSQFdBI

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique "Bridge to a Healthy Future" pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

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