HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Language Pathologist (PRN) in San Antonio, Texas

General Statement of Duties: The Speech Language Pathologist evaluates patients, sets goals, plans treatment programs and treats patients according to physician’s orders; maintains required records and notes on patient care, assumes responsibility for patient charges; provides technical advice to support personnel and supervision of same.

Essential Job Functions: 1. Evaluates speech/language and swallowing abilities of patients who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or changes in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease, or other causes, and synthesizes the data to establish a plan of care with therapeutic interventions and goals appropriate to patient’s age and development 2. Documents evaluations, treatments, plan of care, charges, and discharge summaries utilizing professional jargon that supports skilled therapeutic necessity and the charges incurred in a concise and timely manner. 3. Determines efficacy of therapeutic interventions, technologies and outcomes in accordance with the Speech Therapy Practice Act in the state of Texas. 4. Interacts and confers with a variety of professionals including physicians, nurses, case management, PT’s and OT’s to implement and assess the intervention program. 5. Assumes responsibility to provide Director with constructive suggestions to problem solve, assist with maintaining productivity standards and setting a positive atmosphere for professional development. 6. Provides education, training and supervision of Certified Fellowship Year speech pathologists and speech therapy students.

Minimum Education and Experience:Masters in Communications Disorders from a Speech Language Pathology Program. Must maintain licensure by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology. Prefer membership in ASHA.

Minimum License and Certificates Required: Licensed Speech Language Pathologist.

Reporting Relationships: Supervised By: A Rehab Services Supervisor, Manager or Director Supervision Of: Support personnel

Title: Speech Language Pathologist (PRN)

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Metropolitan Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 01578-70910