Speech Therapist - Inpatient Rehab - PRN

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Dallas, TX US
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Area of Interest:
Allied Health
Job Type:
Texas Health Dallas

Work Hours/Schedule:
PRN, working minimum 4 hour shift between the hours 8:00 AM- 6:30PM and working 1 weekend shift per quarter.

Minimum Education:
Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology is required

Licenses/ Certifications
SLP - Speech Language Pathology preferred upon hire
SLP-I - Speech Language Pathology Intern obtained before start date
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support required within 60 days of hire
CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training required within 60 days of hire

Skills and Abilities:
Good verbal and written communication skills in English; Problem – solving ability; Ability to teach others; Time management
skills; Good interpersonal and customer service skills, Basic leadership skills

Essential Functions
Performs age appropriate patient assessment and establishes plan of care ·
Obtains/verifies physician order for therapy and validates for appropriateness ·
Reviews available medical records and obtains pertinent medical history from patient or family · Ensures that patient has given informed consent to treatment ·
Evaluates each
patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements, including appropriate outcome
assessment tool(s) ·
Integrates assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritizes 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 ·
Determines plan for care, and/or appropriate
therapeutic interventions to achieve stated goals · Initiates therapy discharge planning in collaboration with care team and patient based on prognosis and expected discharge disposition ·

Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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