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Kadlec Speech Pathologist * Up to $2,500 Hiring Bonus* in Richland, Washington


Kadlec Regional Medical Center has an exciting opportunity for a Speech Pathologist to join our growing Speech Therapy team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: 1.0 FTE, Full Time, Variable Shift.

$2,500 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Speech-language pathology from an accredited educational institution

  • Washington State Licensure and Certificate of Clinical Competence issued by the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) required.

  • If completing the clinical fellowship year, a temporary Washington State Licensure is required with ASHA certificate and WA State Licensure to follow the completion of the fellowship.

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year experience in a hospital-based rehabilitation department

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Speech Pathologist you will provide evaluation and treatment for patients who demonstrate speech, language, voice, fluency or swallowing disorders and performs related duties as assigned.

Age of Patients: All age groups.

  • Embraces Planetree Philosophy to provide a safe, comfortable, therapeutic, patient-centered environment.

  • Evaluates assigned patients and plans/implements specific treatment programs for patients according to the principles and practices of speech pathology.

  • Prepares documentation required by the department/profession in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Promotes teamwork, with emphasis on timely and understandable communication of patient care information to the patient and between care providers.

  • Treats patients, families, staff and physicians with dignity, compassion and respect.

  • Demonstrates skills that are required for specialty clinical practice and regulatory requirements.

  • Provides age appropriate care.

  • Adheres to policies and procedures and standards as they relate to patient care, safety and education.

  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills with customers and co-workers.

  • Participates in the clinical supervision of students through accredited speech pathology programs.

  • Participates in new employee orientation and provides in-service education to the Medical Center and community when appropriate.

  • Participates in the department’s quality program competencies and program development.

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously ensuring timely and accurate completion of each task while maintaining quality standards.

  • Demonstrates proficiency with the use of computers.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


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Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 289249