Outpatient Speech Language Pathologist

Harker Heights, TX

$90,000 - $120,000 a year

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Profession: Speech Therapy

Type: Full Time

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing high-quality patient care and serving as a resource to other employees in the unit.

Description:

A speech-language pathologist diagnoses and treats conditions that affect your ability to communicate and swallow. SLPs work with people of all ages. In addition, responsibilities of speech-language pathologist include (but are not limited to):

  • helping people learn how to form sounds
  • teaching how to speak clearly and easily
  • using exercises to strengthen muscles used to speak or swallow
  • helping people increase the number of words they can say and/or understand
  • working with people to improve the way they put words together in sentences
  • providing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems for people who have severe language disorders
  • educating patients and their families about how to overcome challenges stemming from the communication or swallowing problem

Qualifications:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Speech Language Pathology program 
  • Texas SLP license
  • CCC-SLP certification
  • Must perform job responsibilities in accordance with state and federal guidelines.