The Speech/Language Pathologist has the responsibility and accountability for assessing, planning, evaluating and implementing care for the patients assigned. Speech Pathologist is responsible for adhering to all standards of Speech Therapy Practice Act as they apply for providing therapy care, supplies, equipment and education to the pediatric population. Per the Departments Scope of Practice, this position requires providing developmental therapy services to pediatric patients, ages 0-18 years in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individuals served, and knowledge of typical versus atypical development.
Education and Training: Graduate of an accredited School of Speech/Language Therapy. Master's degree required. DPNS trained-preferred.
Licensure: Current Louisiana SLP License. Current BLS Card. ASHA (American Speech and Hearing Association) Certified.
Other: English required, bilingual preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.