The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients â€" from local residents to our nationâ€™s leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, womenâ€™s health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.
GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nationâ€™s capital.
The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced medical technology, and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.
Speech Pathologist/ Therapist
Speech-language pathologists establish a multifaceted role in the NICU setting, including providing assessments and intervention focused on feeding and communication interaction, and education to medical professionals, team members, and parents.
GWUH is looking for a full time experienced speech language pathologist, who will provide high quality services for infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. Our Level 3 NICU is a 20 bed unit, offering a unique environment for provision of developmentally centered care. The ideal candidate enjoys collaboration with a multi-faceted interdisciplinary team. The unit features dedicated Occupational Therapist, Clinical Specialist who is also the only Certified Neonatal Therapist in Washington, DC.
Â The chosen candidate will play an important role within an interdisciplinary team; providing feeding assessments, recommendations, and customized feeding plans as well as, communicating with and educating families. This position offers teaching and research opportunities as well as opportunities for program development and implementation.Â The full -time dedicated NICU SLP would be responsible for ongoing staff, and family education as well as supporting the continued success of our cue-based feeding program. Â We look forward, as a unit, to welcoming a new member to our therapy team!