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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Speech Language Pathology
Health Care & Medicine
Senior Speech Pathologist
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The candidate will assess and treat outpatients and inpatients with complex swallowing, communication and cognitive disorders. The candidate will document services in the electronic health record. The candidate will interact with patients, their families, and Medical System Staff in a customer friendly manner. The candidate will follow applicable Medical Center, Clinic, Joint Commission, Department of Public Health policies and procedures. The candidate will work in a variety of settings served by the Speech Pathology Clinic.

Job Qualifications
Candidate must have a minimum of a Master's degree in Speech Pathology and a Speech Pathology license from the State of California. Proficiency in the following areas is required: MBSS, clinical swallow evaluations, communication and cognitive evaluations related to neurologic dysfunction, and Passy-Muir Valve assessment. There is an opportunity to learn FEES and TEP. Provide treatment for swallowing, communication and cognitive disorders. The candidate must write clearly and succinctly. The candidate should be motivated to improve her/his clinical knowledge base and skills. She/he should be proficient with computers for documentation, evaluation, and treatment. The candidate should be organized and efficient when executing work duties. The candidate should have at least 3 years of professional experience beyond the clinical fellowship year.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.