Job Description

Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Provides services for the prevention, diagnosis, habilitation, and rehabilitation of communication, swallowing, or other upper aero digestive disorders; elective modification of communication behaviors; and enhancement of communication.  Performs related duties such as participation in rounds, clinics, departmental performance improvement, and clinical education in accordance with state practice act, applicable regulations, and departmental policy and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Graduate Degree, the Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  Current Texas License.

Work Experience (Years and Area): One (1) year performing comprehensive speech-language evaluation and treatment for adults, pediatrics and neonates.

Equipment Operated: Speech and Swallowing equipment and computer software.

Special Requirements
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking),  Writing /Composing , (Correspondence /Reports)

Other Skills:  Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, P.C. 

Work Schedule:    Flexible

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