May 27, 2024

Speech/Language Pathologist

  • Children's National Hospital
  • Washington, DC, USA

Job Description

Speech/Language Pathologist - (210003D1)

Responsible for evaluating speech/language of children and providing remediation for children with communication disorders.

Minimum Education
Master's Degree (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
0 years Will consider recent Master’s Level graduates. Zero to 2 years related experience. (Required)

Required Licenses and Certifications
Speech-Language Pathologist (Required) Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech/Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and state licensure or CF eligible (Required)

Functional Accountabilities
Conduct Patient Evaluations
  • Evaluate patients using standard and special procedures.
Patient Contact Hours
  • Meet department standards for patient contact hours.
  • Assume responsibility for working independent of direct supervision in ROC or Hospital.
Clinical Reports
  • Report test results accurately using appropriate format.
  • Prepare evaluation reports within department timeline.
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities
Test and Treatment Reports
  • Prepare therapy progress reports, discharge summary and insurance requests based upon documented child performance within timeline.
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  • Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  • Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
Customer Service
  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

Primary Location

: District of Columbia-Washington

Work Locations

Sheikh Zayed Campus
111 Michigan Avenue
Washington 20010


: Allied Health


: Ctr Neuroscience & Behav Med
Position Status: R (Regular) - FT - Full-Time
Shift: Day
Work Schedule: 8:30-5:00

Job Posting

: Nov 5, 2021, 7:11:09 AM