The Speech Language Pathologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center is to be an active member of the Head and Neck Center Health care team by the evaluation and treatment of patients with swallowing, cognitive and or communication deficits of functional and/or organic origin. They impact patient care through the evaluation and treatment of speech, language, cognitive, voice and/or swallowing disorders. They provide comprehensive evaluations of patients, develop and administer the plan of care consistent with area(s) of deficit, initiate referrals and convey recommendations to the appropriate resource/agency, and maintain appropriate records (progress notes, IPOCTR, etc.) of activity and services provided.
The ideal candidate will have experience in voice therapy, including stroboscopy.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals." MD Anderson's mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
Most new patients who come to MD Anderson every year are treated in one of our specialized cancer care centers or clinics, which embody the multidisciplinary, team approach to cancer care that has become an MD Anderson trademark. MD Anderson's Head and Neck Center has a remarkable depth of expertise gained by seeing more than 50,000 patients a year with cancers and benign tumors of the head and neck. We treat head and neck cancers with a diverse team of oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, neuro-radiologists, dental oncologists and plastic surgeons with special training in head and neck cancers. Our team of specialized speech pathologists, audiologists and prosthodontists help maintain or restore speech, swallowing and hearing abilities after treatment.
Employment Type: Full-Time
FLSA Status: Exempt