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Children's Mercy Kansas City Speech Pathologist III in Kansas City, Missouri

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Do you envision finding a meaningful role with an inclusive and compassionate team? At Children’s Mercy, we believe in making a difference in the lives of all children and shining a light of hope to the patients and families we serve. Our employees make the difference, which is why we have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, for eleven consecutive years.

Children’s Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City – a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children’s health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital.


The SLP-III is an independent licensed provider of medical speech-language pathology services for the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders, and demonstrates expert skills in practice of pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders. In addition to management of a full patient caseload, the SLP performs non-clinical duties such as program management, quality improvement, or presentations. This position is a four day a week position and may be a combination of outpatient and inpatient feeding and swallowing services.

At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.

Additionally, it’s important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children’s Mercy staff, we want to let you know that theseasonal influenzaandCOVID-19vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you become a finalist for this position, and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.


  • In accordance with certification and licensure standards, expertly performs and documents diagnostic and therapeutic interventions and procedures to evaluate, diagnose and treat communication and swallowing disorders.

  • Represents CMH to the community through education, research, teaching, professional presentations, preparation of clinical materials and working with community organizations.

  • Serves as a clinical expert and mentor.

  • Participates in activities to increase the quality, efficiency and outcomes of patient care.


  • Master's Degree Speech-Language Pathology and 5-7 years experience Pediatric experience preferred

  • SPEECH PATH LIC MO Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist MO Missouri License Speech-Language Pathology Required Upon Hire

  • SPEECH PATH LIC KS Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist KS Kansas License Speech-Language Pathology Required Upon Hire

  • ASHA CCC (Certificate of Clinical Competence) Required Upon Hire

  • Experience in completing baruim swallow studies is preferrred.

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $31.75/hr, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

Remote Work/Work from Home

This position is not eligible work remotely, which means that the person hired will be required to work onsite at one of our Children’s Mercy locations and may not work from home.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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Requisition ID 2022-20777

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago (6/23/2022 11:34 AM)

Posting Category Allied Health


Shift Day shift

Work Type Full Time

Work Hours 32/week

FLSA Status Exempt

Location : NameAdele Hall

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Jessica Samuelson

Recruiter : Email jsamuelson@cmh.edu