Speech Therapist PRN
Location:
North Richland Hills , Texas
Posted:
December 16, 2017
Reference:
00444-94832
Speech Therapist
PRN
Rotating Weekends

Employee will provide direct patient care. They will assist director and supervisor in supervising therapy staff; assist director in developing and implementing departmental policies and programs. The staff member can expect to care for adult patients, including the young adult through geriatric. The attached criteria based performance evaluation provides a specific set of standards as they relate to age specific competency.

  • Proficient in speech therapy treatment for young adult through geriatric patients
  • Able to develop and adjust treatment plans according to developmental stage
  • Understand and adapt a treatment program for a patient in the grieving process
  • Able to assess potential signs of depression secondary to lifestyle limitations and coordinate speech therapy treatment to meet the patient's activity level
  • Possess the ability to coordinate physician, therapist, patient, and family goals into an appropriate plan of care
  • Be able to educate patient and family about disease process precautions limitations or sensations related to the patient's condition either verbally or written or both
  • Effectively communicate with interdisciplinary care team
  • Effectively communicate with and supervise therapy assistants, aides and students

Qualifications:
  • Graduate of approved school of speech therapy.
  • Texas license required
  • Current Certification in CPR
  • FEES experience preferred
  • Modified Barium Swallow Study competency is required

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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