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Speech Language Pathologist- Feeding & Swallowing Focus

Center for Developmental Pediatrics
Therapeutic Role: Pediatric Feeding & Swallowing

We are looking for a passionate and energetic pediatric Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) to join our interdisciplinary team to work with children from 18 months up to 12 years of age.  The SLP will be responsible for delivering family-centered care including evaluation services and the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans.  The SLP will also be responsible for appropriate documentation and communication with the child’s interdisciplinary team.   The SLP will also provide clinical supervision for Speech Language Pathology Assistants (SLPA). 

Qualified candidates will possess the following:  

Education: MA/MS from accredited school of speech language pathology
License/Certification/Registration:  Required -- Valid Tennessee license in Speech Pathology

Required Experience: Two (2) years of experience working exclusively with the pediatric population. Experience should include training and supervised experience of treating pediatric patients with feeding and swallowing disorders.  Knowledge and prior experience of treating issues related to infant feeding and difficulties with swallowing including interpretation of modified barium swallow (MBS) studies and/or fiber optic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES). Interest in working within an interdisciplinary setting and approach to treatment.

Preferred (but not required)

Experience: MBS-IS certification. Current or interest in board certification in pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders. 

Salary and benefits are competitive.

Interested candidates should submit a resume or complete an application.  Inquiries and applications will be welcomed until position is filled.


Siskin Children's Institute recognizes the major importance of employees’ health and the responsibility of maintaining a healthy and safe environment for all employees, volunteers, patients and visitors. Therefore, all individuals who are offered a position with Siskin are screened for illegal drug, alcohol, and/or tobacco/nicotine as part of the post-offer health screening. Individuals whose post-offer health screening results are verified positive for illegal drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco/nicotine use, and/or whose reference and/or background checks are verified unsatisfactory, will be disqualified from employment, their job offer will be withdrawn, and they may be disqualified from applying for employment for one (1) year from the date of the post-offer health screening.


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