Updated: 20 days ago
Location: Seattle, WASHINGTON
Deadline: Open Until Filled

Req #: 204362
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center,  Seattle - Downtown
Posting Date: 07/21/2022
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary: $39.32 - $54.61 per hour
Shift: First Shift


HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER - REHAB THERAPIES has an outstanding opportunity for a temporary/hourly, day shift, MULTIPLE OPENINGS, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST 1.


  • The Speech Language Pathologist will be responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering speech/language pathology evaluation and intervention to patients with communication and swallowing disorders, as referred by a licensed provider.
  • Administer treatments as determined by the evaluation in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury.
  • Assist patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.
  • Assist to develop clinical programs for optimum patient care and service.
  • Participate in operational aspects, performance improvement, and Quality
  • Improvement activities within the department. Provide input in formulating budget, assist in evaluation of departmental performance, and take action to remain in budget guidelines.
  • Ensure that patient charges and documentation are accurate and entered on a timely basis. Supervise students, volunteers, and office assistants.
  • Participate in infection control, equipment training, compliance, safety and educational programs, both at the departmental and organizational level.

  • A Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology or Communicative Disorders or equivalent degree approved by the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association.

  • A minimum of one year of experience as a speech pathologist or equivalent.
  • Experience/competencies in Acute Medical-Surgical hospital units, including Videofluorographic Swallowing Studies (barium pharyngograms).

    Current WA State Licensure in Speech Pathology (as Speech-Language Pathologist).

    The Team
    Become U with UW Medicine Rehabilitation . Our multidisciplinary team is centered around compassion and innovation.  We work closely with many types of specialists to give each patient the best possible path to recovery. Our passion and dedication to our purpose has allowed us to be recognized by the U.S. News & World Report as one of the top rehabilitation programs in the nation. Become part of our team and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community!

    The Hospital
    We’re on a mission.
    Harborview Medical Center is a comprehensive healthcare facility dedicated to providing specialized care for a broad spectrum of patients from throughout the Pacific Northwest, including the most vulnerable residents of King County. As the only designated Level I adult and pediatric trauma and verified burn center in the state of Washington, Harborview serves as the regional trauma and burn referral center for Alaska, Montana and Idaho and the disaster

    The Organization
    A Higher Degree of Healthcare
    Across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student, and colleague is valued and honored.
    UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists, and other health professionals

    This position is temporary, which means there is an annual cap on hours worked, but can be renewed each year. To view the UW definition of temporary, click here.

    Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability , and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu .


    Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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