Speech Therapist- Children's Hospital of Richmond- Days


Children's Hospital of Richmond / Rehabilitation / Part time

**$2,500 Sign On Bonus for offers accepted by September 30, 2023. Terms and Conditions apply**

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU combines award-winning research, education and clinical care with an uncanny understanding of what makes kids tick. Our team is a family. We work together to give every child in our growing community a chance to heal, recover and celebrate their super powers

The Speech Pathologist is a novice to an advanced beginner level of practice, particularly as it relates to a hospital-based setting. The Speech Pathologist is able to perform assessments and therapeutic interventions with the routine patient population. This position supports team endeavors by performing department and/or team tasks, problem solving and intervention skills.

The Speech Pathologist may orient other allied health professionals to their field upon the successful completion of their CFY year with the approval of the Department Manager. The Speech Pathologist may also provide student experiences per approval of the Coordinator of Student Supervision.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
License (or licensure eligible) from the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Speech and Language Pathologist Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in SLP from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or Clinical Fellowship Year candidate

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Current license by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a SLP Current CCC in SLP. For CFY incumbents, completion of CFY and awarded a CCC, at conclusion of 1st year of employment CPR certification

Experience REQUIRED:
New graduate/CFY's to SLP's with less than two (2) years of experience Strong Clinical Fellowship Year candidates will be considered
Previous clinical experience with evaluation/ treatment of neurogenic, motor speech, linguistic/cognitive communication disorders and swallowing disorders
Previous experience performing swallow studies including MBS and bedside assessments
Previous experience planning and executing treatment

Experience PREFERRED:
Previous experience with trach management as related to swallowing and communication disorders
Previous experience managing complex swallowing and/or communication, linguistic/cognitive disorders
Previous work experience in a critical care setting Previous experience with computer-based documentation systems.

Education/training REQUIRED:
Master's Degree from an ASHA accredited program in Speech and Language Pathology
Competes required learning exchange courses

Education/training PREFERRED:
Clinical rotations during graduate training in medical setting

Independent action(s) required:
Performs the following for patients with mild to moderately complex communications and/or swallowing disorders: schedule frequency and intensity of therapy; select assessment instruments and administer assessment; interpret results; complete documentation; plan and carry out treatment strategies; develop long- and short-term goals; perform patient/family/staff education; report at patient/family/team conferences; and terminate therapy when appropriate.
Supervisor or SLP II or higher provides advice/guidance/training regarding clinical skills, professional practice, ethical behaviors, billing, caseload management, educational opportunities, documentation and patient care for patient issues or when requested by staff.

Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable):
SLPs with their CCC's may provide student supervision if deemed competent to do so by Department Manager or Coordinator of Student Interns.

Additional position requirements:
Schedules and work hours will be established with your specific Manager. Schedules, including weekends and holidays, will be required based on the unit's organizational and staffing needs.

Age Specific groups served: Varies based on assignment

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 20-50 lbs. Activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other)
Repetitive motion: Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent, change

This PRN Speech Pathologist position is supporting the CHoR Fredericksburg, VA clinic which is located North of Richmond.

Varies by Need (United States of America)

EEO Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran/41 CFR 60-1.4.

Practicing here

Want to work in a place where unbridled energy fills the halls, and where you experience unparalleled dedication to helping kids every day? Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is ranked among the nation’s best with an incredible team that’s dedicated to nurturing the champion in every child. It’s the perfect place to build a career where the sky is the limit.

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Quality of life

Richmond offers an exceptional environment outside of work as well. The Richmond area has been named among the 50 best places to live in the US with a combination of outdoor fun, history, a booming restaurant scene and an affordable cost of living. It’s the perfect combination of artsy, jazzy, outdoorsy and family-oriented.


At Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, we don’t just take care of patients. We treat our team like family. Our unbeatable benefits go beyond excellent health and retirement plans, supporting you in everything from tuition assistance to boosting your career to child and adult care options to make your personal life more manageable.

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