Speech Therapist - PRN

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Location:
Bedford, TX US
Job ID:
97960
Department:
SPEECH THERAPY
Area of Interest:
Speech Therapy
Job Type:
PRN
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health HEB

Qualifications/Duties:
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
*Completion of a Master’s Degree in a Speech Language Pathology program accredited by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Council on Academic Accreditation
*Eligible for a Speech Language Pathology Intern license in the state of Texas – Intern license must be obtained prior to start date; or Texas Speech Language Pathology license
*CPR certification or certification within 60 days from hire date
*Good verbal and written communication skills in English
*Problem solving ability
*Ability to teach others
*Time management
*Good interpersonal and customer service skills
1 year acute care hospital and Modified Barium Swallow experience preferred


Work Hours/Schedule: PRN (as needed);8am-5pm primarily weekdays,  weekend rotation coverage

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
*Obtain/verify physician order for therapy and validate for appropriateness.
*Review available medical records and obtain pertinent medical history from patient or family. *Ensure that patient has given informed consent to treatment.
*Evaluate each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements. Integrate assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritize care needs with patient and family.
*Sets appropriate measurable, functional goals with time frames to address the identified problems including patient/family goals and preferences. *Determine plan for care, or appropriate therapeutic intervention to achieve stated goals.
*Initiate therapy discharge planning in collaboration with care team and patient based on prognosis and expected discharge disposition.
*Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient assessment and individualizes care based on age specific needs.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 296-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. With more than 550 physicians on its medical staff,  hospital services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit and cardiac rehabilitation. Texas Health HEB recently received a dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a designated "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF. Our location brings the best of suburban living, offering you the benefits of convenience and solid career opportunities.
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