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Kadlec Speech Pathologist (SLP) *Up to $5,000 Hiring Bonus* in Richland, Washington


Kadlec is offering a $5,000 hiring bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.

Speech Pathologist (SLP)

Under the general direction of the department leadership, the Speech Pathologist provides evaluation and treatment for patients who demonstrate speech, language, voice, fluency or swallowing disorders and performs related duties as assigned. 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.

This is a full-time, variable shift position working 40 hours per week.


Required Qualifications:

  • 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)

  • 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, which should be obtained within twelve (12) months from date of hire into the position

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of experience in a hospital-based rehabilitation department

  • Bilingual or multilingual skills

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of providing safe, compassionate care.

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Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

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:

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 355817