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Rehab Services Manager
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James Cancer Hospital/CCC
Speech and Language Path
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Position summary

Rehab Services Manager (Job Opening 435297) - SCOPE OF POSITION
The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Institute is the patient care component of The Ohio State University?s Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is a member of The James Ambulatory Care Team with the goal of providing personalized health care to patients throughout our outpatient clinics. The Team Leader guides a team of SLP?s, cultivating collaboration, enthusiasm, and mutual respect. The team provides patient care and supportive services directed towards achievement of positive patient care outcomes, maximizing the patient?s involvement in his/her own plan of care, improving service levels, decreasing costs, and improving patient satisfaction. With collaboration between the Nurse Manager?s leadership and the SLP Team Leader?s guidance, patients and their families will experience the benefits of patient focused care through the integrated skills of all care team members.

The SLP Team Leader has significant influence in conjunction with the Nurse Manager for the organization, direction and evaluation of patient care operations for the SLP group. The Team Leader is key in operationalizing the Medical Center?s mission, values and goals and creates an environment that supports the rehabilitation professional practice model (s). The Team Leader is responsible for guiding, coaching, and evaluating the work performance of SLP staff in their designated areas. Ongoing collaboration with other patient care departments/areas that relate directly or indirectly to patient care operations and services is essential. The team leader is also responsible for program development, evaluation, and oversight across the continuum of care for SLP services.

The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is specialized in the assessment and treatment of various voice and swallowing disorders and contributes to current evidence-based practice research in the field. The SLP?s specialized knowledge of the vocal tract uniquely qualifies this professional to aid in the diagnostic and treatment process with a team that may include other SLPs, otolaryngologists, pulmonologists, and/or various other medical professionals. This professional is further sub-specialized in the assessment and treatment of speech, voice, and swallowing disorders related to head and neck cancer.

Education and experience

A Masters degree in Speech Pathology or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Certification of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Ohio Licensure in Speech Pathology required. Those completing a Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY/SLP) may be considered. Typically, one-two years experience working in a medical setting is preferred.