Speech Therapist - Kids First Pocahontas

Updated: 19 days ago
Job Type: FullTime

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Closing Date:

06/14/2024

Type of Position:

Clinical Staff - Rehabilitation Therapy

Job Type:

Regular

Work Shift:

Sponsorship Available:


No

Institution Name:

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.
 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only ):

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

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Department:

COM | Peds Kids First Pocahontas


Department's Website:



Summary of Job Duties:

Speech Therapist work as a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide the evidence-based best practice evaluation and therapy techniques for the birth to 5 population with a variety of communication and/or oral-motor/feeding disorders at Kids First clinic. May provide supervision to speech assistants and/or Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) professionals. Travel to other Kids First locations may be required.

Qualifications:

  • Master Degree, Major: Communication Disorders / Speech-Language Pathology
  • Professional License/Certificate:  Arkansas license as a Speech Language Pathologist or eligible to obtain license within 1 month from date of hire, Certificate of Clinical Competence or eligible pending completion of Clinical Fellowship Year
  • Computer skills proficiency level: Intermediate


Additional Information:

Responsibilities:

  • Provides speech-language assessments and treatment using evidence-based techniques in a naturalistic, developmentally appropriate manner. 
  • Works collaborative and communicates effectively within the team; engages families as members of the treatment team. 
  • Supports the academic mission of the Kids First program. 
  • Demonstrates professionalism, continued development of skills, and job related interest and concern.


Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience


Required Documents to Apply:

License or Certificate (see special instructions for submission instructions), List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume


Optional Documents:



Special Instructions to Applicants:


Recruitment Contact Information:


Please contact [email protected]  for any recruiting related questions.


All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.



Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Adult Maltreatment, Child Maltreatment, Criminal Background Check, FBI Background Check, Sex Offender Registry


This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 



Constant Physical Activity:

Hearing, Talking

Frequent Physical Activity:

Crawling, Crouching, Kneeling, Reaching, Standing, Stooping, Walking

Occasional Physical Activity:

Sitting

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

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