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Title:  Speech Pathologist

Division:  Otolaryngology
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $75,000 to $85,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  11375

Summary

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas is seeking a full-time speech-language pathologist. The ideal candidate should have experience in the evaluation and treatment of voice disorders, upper airway disorders (PVFM, Chronic Cough), general dysphagia, laryngectomy/TEP management, and swallowing disorders in the head and neck cancer patient population.  Ability to independently perform laryngeal videostroboscopy, modified barium swallow studies, FEES, and acoustic voice analysis is preferred. Specialty certifications in voice or swallowing treatments (e.g. LSVT, MDTP, CLT, Buteyko, etc.) is also preferred.  Training can be provided if experience in a particular area is lacking.  The successful candidate will work within a growing multidisciplinary team of laryngologists, head and neck surgeons, and speech pathologists.  Our department has close working relationships with the other departments within Baylor Medicine as well as across the Texas Medical Center including Texas Children’s Hospital, Ben Taub Hospital, and the Michael DeBakey VA Medical Center. This position will be located at the Jamail Specialty Clinic. The address is 1977 Butler Blvd Suite E5.100 Houston, TX 77030. 

Job Duties

  • Evaluates and treats outpatient adults with communication disorders and/or swallowing disorders.
  • Schedules appointments, discusses patient progress and/or status with physicians and other professionals.
  • Provides patient/family education.
  • Participation in weekly tumor board.
  • Education and training of students and residents when appropriate.
  • Community outreach.
  • Participation in multidisciplinary research.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology.
  • One year of relevant experience.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and Texas State Licensure as a Speech Pathologist from the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation (TDLR).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Clinical fellows are welcome to apply if they have a strong background in voice and/or swallowing disorders.

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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