Cook Children's Medical Center

Speech Pathologist,Bilingual (52280951)
Location: Fort Worth, Texas - United States
Posted: 8/21/2019

Speech Pathologist,Bilingual

Full-Time Days
The Speech Pathologist ? Bilingual will have the education, knowledge and skill to provide in-patient, out-patient, and/or neighborhood clinic services, focusing on functional skills to enhance development, restore function and to prevent disability from pediatric conditions, illness and injury with English and Spanish proficiency within an episodic care model. The Speech Pathologist will utilize protocols, pathways, and evidence based clinical tools, to provide recommendations inclusive of: appropriate model of care and episode of care as approved by the primary care physician. Provision of direct patient care services, as needed, include: screening, assessment, evaluation, treatment and home programming for children with: feeding and swallowing disorders, articulation, voice, resonance, fluency, receptive/expressive language disorders, hearing loss, and the need for AAC devices. The position will also include patient and caregiver education and training. The Speech Pathologist will engage in direct consultation and collaboration with physicians, nurses, other professionals, clinics and agencies, both within Cook Children's Health Care System and within the community. Documentation and correspondence pertaining to these services will follow department and system policies.


Masters degree in speech/language pathology required
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required. Applicants must meet the required Spanish proficiency levels
State license or eligible for state licensure
Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech/Language Pathology, or eligible for application upon completion of Clinical Fellowship Year and must be obtained within 12 months of hire
CPR ? BLS required

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of seven entities - a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan and Health Foundation. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.

Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise - to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day. For more information, please visit

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