Oregon Health & Science University Speech Language Pathologist - Pediatric- Flex in Portland, Oregon

Work Unit Description
Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range
  • FTE: 0.0, Flex Staff
  • Schedule - Peds Weekend primary, adult coverage as needed
  • Salary Range: $33.90 - $46.54 per hour
  • Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill)
  • Job Type: Union Represented (AFSCME)
Functions/Duties of Position

The purpose of this job/position is to function as a member of the Rehabilitation Services patient care team by providing speech/ language pathology services to the pediatric developmental and rehabilitation patient/client population. This position will have competency and experience with assessment and intervention activities for special populations including, but not limited to, autism, pediatric dysphagia, extreme prematurity, congenital brain anomalies, Rett Syndome, etc. The Speech/Language Therapist will evaluate each patient referred, establish effective treatment goals and objectives, develop and implement the treatment plan, providing family and caregiver training as needed, for successful carryover of strategies taught to improve developmental, speech, language, swallowing and cognitive skills of the patient/client. Therapists are expected to supervise students and Clinical Fellows and to assist with other educational and research activities conducted by the department, division, and/ or DCH and OHSU hospital. Please note that this is a Flex Therapist position. Flex Staff employees will be called upon only when work is available.

Therapists evaluate each patient referred, establish treatment goals/objectives, develop and treatment plan and implement the plan. Therapists are expected to supervise therapy interns, assist with other educational research activities conducted by the department or the hospital and meet hospital standards regarding documentation and productivity.

Job Requirements


  • Master’s degree in Speech/Language Pathology and possess a valid Oregon State license in Speech/Language Pathology; OR
  • Meet the educational requirements and be in the process of accumulating the supervised experience required for licensure (Clinical Fellowship Year)
  • An Oregon State License in Speech/Language Pathology must be obtained within one year of appointment or employment will be terminated
  • MS or MA in Speech Language Pathology
  • Acute Care or Inpatient Rehabilitation Student Affiliation
  • Competency and experience with assessment and interventions for special populations such as autism, pediatric dysphagia extreme prematurity, congenital brain anomalies, Rett Syndrome and other specialty pediatric developmental and rehabilitation patient populations
  • Current State of Oregon Speech Language Pathology License
  • Current American Heart Healthcare Provider BLS CPR Certification
  • ASHA Clinical Care Certification
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs
  • Ability to repeatedly carry equipment weighing more than 5 lbs. and to walk extensively on hard and soft surfaces
  • Frequent bending and reaching to navigate medical equipment or perform treatment is required
  • Able to frequently use keyboard and mouse for documentation and communications
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation


  • Acute Care Experience
Additional Details

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist - Pediatric- Flex

Department: Rehab SLP

Location: OHS 8A41

Drug Testable: Yes

Job: IRC59731