Speech Therapist - PRN

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Bedford, TX US
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Area of Interest:
Speech Therapy
Job Type:
Texas Health HEB

PRN coverage Weekends, Monday - Friday 8-4:30, and occasional holidays


Required minimum education: Completion of a Master’s Degree in a Speech Language Pathology program accredited by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Council on Academic Accreditation
Texas Speech Language Pathology license; CPR certification or certification within 60 days from hire date

Preferred Qualifications:

Required minimum experience: Acute care and MBS experience beneficial.
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 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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