• Job Title: Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Job ID: 459735
  • Location: James Cancer Hospital/CCC
  • Department: Rehab Services Acute Care
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Day
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $58,900.00
  • Salary Range Max: $88,350.00

Position summary

Speech/Language Pathologist (Job Opening 459735) - Scope of Position Speech Language Pathologist Rehabilitation team members are licensed or certified professionals (Speech Language Pathologists), who work within a specific team structure to offer inpatient rehabilitation services. These services are offered primarily to the acute-care James Cancer Hospital CCCT and will include serving the UH hospital system as assigned. Primary patient population served will be the CCCT oncology patient sites for patients who have disorders and conditions associated primarily with oncology resulting in disorders involving brain, spinal cord injury, stroke, or other neurogenic disorders, orthopedic problems, amputations, or chronic pain. The oncology rehabilitation team members report to rehabilitation manager, and team leaders as assigned, as part of the overall Rehabilitation Services Division structure. Position Summary Each oncology rehabilitation team member is first a part of a group effort to provide care within a continuous performance improvement environment, and secondly a distinct professional who provides specific contributions to the team approach. Team members assess patients and establish together plans of care; provide a wide variety of treatment techniques; provide education and support to patients and families; and facilitate continuing care planning. Team members evaluate quality of services and participate in outcomes management activities. Although team members report directly to a rehabilitation manager, they are also responsible to each other, to those they supervise (rehab assistants and aides) and to other participants in patient care activities, including attending and resident physicians, nurses, their support staff, and, Case Managers and/or Patient Care Resource Managers to assure coordination of services and programs.

Education and experience

Speech Language Pathologist rehabilitation team members must be licensed or certified with the respective profession (speech pathology), and meet the educational and/or certification requirements established by their professions (speech pathologists must hold master's degrees) All academic degrees must have been granted from an accredited institution. Speech pathologists who hold a conditional license granted by the State of Ohio, and who are completing the Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) may also be considered. Typically, one-two years experience working in a medical setting is preferred for all professionals hired. New graduates will be considered if they have completed a majority of their clinical work in this setting.