HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Language Path in Conroe, Texas
Speech Language Path PRN
Delivers medically prescribed Speech Therapy in support of medical care as directed by the physician. Acts in a consultative role to the physician for screening, identifying, assessing & interpreting and diagnosing disorders or speech/language, oral-pharyngeal function & cognitive/communication disorders. Able to exercise independent judgment in regards to recommendations to physicians & other professionals for treatment or other follow-up, or in referral for other examinations or services. Works with patients of all ages, race, creed, gender, and disability without bias or prejudice. Utilizes the evaluation of the speech/language/oral pharyngeal/cognitive/communication needs to plan the care, implement, and document effective, appropriate and safe Speech Therapy treatments. Acts as a member of the interdisciplinary team in assisting the patients and their families achieve the highest level of functioning. Participates in planning and implementing new services, staff development programs, and marketing efforts. Performs all job duties and tasks in accordance with national and state professional governing guidelines and state practice act, rules, and code of ethics.
Each patient is assessed by appropriate disciplines beginning at the time the patient enters a hospital service and progressing through discharge. The patient’s relevant physical, psychological and social status will be assessed. The person in this position is responsible for consideration of developmental issues of patients in each of the following age groups identified:
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Master’s degree in Speech/Language Pathology from an accredited institution Licensed as a Speech/Language Pathologist in the State of Texas. Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech and Hearing Association Current CPR Certification.
Title: Speech Language Path
Location: Texas-Conroe-Conroe Regional Medical Center - Conroe
Requisition ID: 06437-66783