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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (Deadline: ??, Posted: 1/17/18)

Location: Philadelphia, PA – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Application Deadline: Not listed  (Position posted 1/17/18)
Start Date:  ?
Type: Pediatric hospital

Seeking full-time Clinical Fellow in speech-language pathology.  Provide speech and language services to a varied population of children with developmental, neurological, and medically based communication disorders, including specific time dedicated to the inpatient population.  Consult with medical and education personnel. Provide education and instruction to patients, families, health care professionals, students, and the community.

The Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program is a federally funded inter-professional training program. Trainees in multiple disciplines work under the direction of LEND faculty in the following activities designed to enhance leadership skills relevant to maternal child health and the care of individuals with disabilities.

  • The trainee will regularly attend and participate in LEND inter-professional leadership classes and trainings.
  • The trainee will participate in an inter-professional mentored scholarly research project and will contribute directly to the overall research goals of the project.
  • The trainee will participate in an inter-professional mentored project in collaboration with a community care provider that is designed to improve the community health infrastructure.
  • The trainee will participate in other LEND activities as required including a family collaboration activity, an advocacy activity, and an autism training activity.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Actively participates in classes and inter-professional groups to complete LEND activities
  2. Trainees will contribute knowledge of their professional discipline to enhance all of the above LEND activities and educate the inter-professional group participating in LEND
  3. Assist in planning projects, classes and activities.
  4. Enhance the professional growth and development of trainees with less experience or training related to skills needed to implement activities or projects
  5. Participate in program evaluation and program improvement activities

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s related to a professional discipline that provides healthcare or services for children with or at-risk for developmental disabilities and/or their families.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Enrolled in a Masters, Doctoral, or Post-Doctoral training program that provides healthcare or services for children with or at-risk for developmental disabilities and/or their families

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Experience working with children with developmental disabilities and/or their families (preferred)
  • Experience working with families of diverse backgrounds (preferred)
  • Ability to communicate well with others
  • Excellent organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to multitask

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans.  Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions.

CHOP Careers Contact

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146

Phone: 866-820-9288




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