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Senior Speech Language Pathologist - Head & Neck Cancer, Acute Care-Outpatient - Full Time

Job ID 00790547 Location Columbia University Irving Medical Center
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New York, New York


Day Flex (United States of America)


Life-Changing Speech Therapy:
Speech-Language Pathologists Make It Possible

Senior Speech Language Pathologist - Head & Neck Cancer, Acute Care/Outpatient - Full Time

At New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, our Speech-Language Pathologists help patients with serious impairments connect with the world around them. Our tremendous team provides the expertise patients need to flourish in the areas of dysphagia and communication. We are always looking for better ways to accomplish this goal. We are looking for a new team member to become one of the people who Make It Possible.

Become a member of our large, dynamic and supportive Speech Language Pathology Department. Work as part of a multidisciplinary team. Evaluate and treat medically complex patients with communication and swallowing disorders on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Be exposed to the highest acuity conditions while caring for the swallowing and communication needs of critically ill patients in the ICU and medically complex patients on our acute care floors. Ideal candidates will have experience evaluating and treating Head & Neck cancer patients including placing and managing TEPs. Experience with trach/vent population, ICU competency and interest in voice are highly preferred. Competency performing Modified Barium Swallow Studies and/or Flexible Endoscopic Evaluations of Swallowing is required.

Help us continue to live up to our reputation as New York’s #1 hospital.

This is a full-time position working Tuesday through Saturday 8:30am - 4:30pm. Two holidays per year.

Preferred Criteria

  • Advanced skill working with dysphagia and the head & neck cancer population

  • At least 2 years of experience with total laryngectomy and TEP management

  • Expertise performing objective assessment of swallowing - MBSS and/or FEES

  • Experience in inpatient and outpatient environments

  • Experience with complex/critically-ill patient cases (trach/vent, ICU-level, etc.)

Required Criteria

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience as a Speech Language Pathologist

  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology

  • Certification by the American Speech and Hearing Association

  • New York State licensure

  • Specialized training in dysphagia

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification required

Join a healthcare system where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Here we foster a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion. Enjoy comprehensive and competitive benefits that support you and your family in every aspect of life. Start your life-changing journey today.

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