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Speech-Language Pathologist - Job Announcement Number: CBAO-10039982-17-TPS
VA Medical Center | Spokane, Washington
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Speech-Language Pathologist

Open & closing dates: 2017-08-18 to 2017-09-07

Salary: $72,168 to $93,821 / per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 12

Series: 0665 Speech Pathology And Audiology

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time

Job announcement number: CBAO-10039982-17-TPS

Control number: 477367500

Summary

About the Agency

Our Mission: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

Spokane is a family-oriented city located in beautiful eastern Washington with a regional population of 470,000. Our four-season climate and pristine surroundings offer an abundance of exceptional recreation opportunities. Spokane is known for its affordable housing and excellent schools and universities, as well as being the regional arts and cultural center. Set an early tee time at any of the scenic and well-designed golf courses in the area, then walk, bike or canoe along the Centennial Trail. Cool off in one of 76 regional lakes, camp in gorgeous state parks, wrestle with whitewater rapids and ski through fresh powder. Enjoy the vibrant arts and entertainment scene. Take a walk around Riverfront Park and then catch a performance of the Spokane Symphony, see a show at the Opera House or take in a play at the Civic Theater. The indoor and outdoor possibilities are limitless!

Duties

The Speech Pathologist position is in the Audiology & Speech Pathology-Language section of the Geriatrics, Rehabilitation and Extended Care Services at the Spokane Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center. The duties and responsibilities are carried out throughout the medical center including all clinical and other patient care areas involved with the service. The Speech-Language Pathologist conducts and coordinates all aspects of diagnostic assessments and evaluations and therapeutic and rehabilitative services for speech, language, voice, fluency, cognitive, and swallowing disorders. The speech-language pathologist demonstrates professional knowledge of, and skill in applying, a wide range of theories, principles, and methodologies of the practice of

speech-language pathology to a wide range of populations.

Duties include:

-Conduct, plan, and coordinate all clinical and administrative aspects of a full range of services associated with contemporary speech-language pathology practice to young adults (18-40 years), middle adult (41-64 years), and older adult (65+ years) Veterans.

-Assess and evaluate cases referred to Speech-Language Pathology.

-Plan, conduct, coordinate, and monitor the effectiveness and clinical outcomes of patient-centered treatment and rehabilitative services to maximize and restore to the greatest extent possible physical and social functioning.

-Administer a full range of tests of speech, language, voice, fluency, and cognition.

-Provide patient and family education relating to each patient's functional strengths and weaknesses in areas of cognitive, speech, voice, communication & swallowing abilities.

 

Work Schedule: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday-Friday

Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

Supervisory Status: No

Travel Required: Not Required

Relocation Authorized: No

An Equal Employment Opportunity.


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