CommonSpirit Health Speech Language Pathologist in BRYAN, Texas
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
- The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is responsible for maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice following the guidelines of the State of Texas Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. The SLP delivers quality therapy services to patients of all age groups by performing evaluations and developing individual treatment plans and goals to maximize functional outcomes. The SLP actively participates in discharge planning, implements the treatment program, and reassesses treatment results. Services are delivered within the framework of an interdisciplinary team approach, including significant others, and the patient. These services are delivered in compliance with St. Joseph Regional Rehabilitation Center's mission, ethical standards, and policies and procedures.
Establishes and demonstrates appropriate therapeutic procedures based upon goals set for patient and treatment disorder. Regulates rehabilitation guidelines for diet consistencies and swallow precautions.
Utilizes objective tests and measures appropriately for varying diagnoses. Establishes appropriate treatment plans and goals with specified time frames.
Maintains timely and accurate medical records. Records legibly in patient charts. Completes reports in an organized, thorough and timely manner. Completes all tasks requested by the Lead Speech-Language Pathologist in a timely manner.
Fosters communication with other therapists, physicians, nurses, volunteers, patients and families and other hospital personnel to establish department support. Attends and provides quality input to team conferences, departmental meetings and other hospital meetings.
Attends departmental and hospital in-services. Attends one seminar/conference annually.
Provides department specific orientation to new employees as instructed by the Lead Speech-Language Pathologist. Provides dysphagia education to new nursing employees through nursing orientation. Assists in teaching/training new/current rehabilitation techs/nursing assistants.
Completes all patient and family education. Provides information on outside resources to meet the patient's specific needs.
Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s needs.
Required: Master`s degree (e.g. MA, MS, MBA, MSN, MSW)
Required: Communication Sciences and Disorders or Equivalent
Preferred: 2 years clinical experience
Required: Minimal/No Experience; Eligible for Clinical Fellowship
Required: Basic computer and data entry skills
Required: Licensed by the State of Texas- Speech-Language Pathology/ Intern; eligibility to begin clinical fellowship period with ASHA membership upon completion (required); CPR certified
Preferred: Certificate of Clinical Competence; Member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
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Requisition ID 2020-115927
Employment Type Full Time
Department Speech Language Pathology
Hours Per Pay Period 80
Facility ST.JOSEPH REGIONAL HEALTH CTR
Standard Hours Flexible shifts, weekends included.
Work Schedule Varies