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Company: UAMS
Location: Springdale, AR
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


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Type of Position: Clinical Staff - Rehabilitation Therapy
Job Type: Regular
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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

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

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Department: COM | Peds Schmieding Center

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Summary of Job Duties: UAMS Schmieding Developmental Center is currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Speech Language Pathologist to join our multidisciplinary team. In this role, you will work to evaluate the speech and language skills of infants, children, and adolescents from birth to adolescence. The evaluation may be conducted independently, in collaboration with a psychological examiner, or as part of a multidisciplinary team.

The primary objective of this evaluation is to establish initial diagnoses and provide ongoing assessments. Additionally, this position will involve providing second opinions regarding diagnoses and conducting clinical observations regarding the presence or absence of a developmental disability.

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and supporting their speech and language development, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity at UAMS Schmieding Developmental Center. Join our dedicated team and contribute to our efforts to improve the lives of our youngest patients.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's in Communicative Disorders
  • AR License in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence or be eligible
  • Two (2) years of pediatric experience in speech-language evaluations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Communicative Disorders
Note: This position is subject to speech/language certification regulations, state and federal laws, and agency/institution policies.

Additional Information:

To excel in this dynamic role, the ideal candidate should possess the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):
  • Knowledge of child development principles, language acquisition milestones, and assessment techniques.
  • Understanding of various speech and language disorders and treatments.
  • Familiarity with speech/language certification regulations, state and federal laws, and agency/institution policies.
  • Excellent clinical assessment skills, including the ability to accurately diagnose speech and language disorders.
  • Proficient in conducting formal speech and language assessments.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to document and present findings.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proficiency in using speech therapy software and technology.
  • Empathy, patience, and adaptability when working with children and families.
  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in responding to changing priorities and needs.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Disclaimer: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

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, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

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Recruitment Contact Information:

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All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements: Annual TB Screening, Child Maltreatment, Criminal Background Check, Substance Abuse Testing

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: Grasping, Hearing, Kneeling, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Sitting, Standing, Talking
Frequent Physical Activity: Crawling, Kneeling, Standing, Walking
Occasional Physical Activity: Balancing, Climbing, Lifting
Benefits Eligible: Yes

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