Speech Language Pathologist / SLP PRN

Speech Therapist
Medical City Denton
PRN (As Needed) - Weekend Rotations and Vacation Coverage

Position Summary:
It is the responsibility of each employee to maximize the resources of the hospital. As a member of the Medical City Denton team, the employee makes a significant contribution to the public's perception of the hospital. The employee performs all services as they may relate to patient care/treatment with consideration for the age/condition of the patient. The employee performs additional task/activities as assigned.
Qualifications:
Education:
-Masters Degree

Licensure/certification/registration:
-Texas SLP license
-ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP)
-Vital Stim Certification
-Basic Life Support (BLS)

Experience:
-Experience in post acute and acute care services and with communicative and/or swallowing disorders and associated assessment and treatment

High Risk Contact With Blood, Body Fluids or Tissues:
-Job or activity can reasonably anticipate that regular contact with blood, body fluids or tissues is likely.

Physical Demands:
Medium Work - Lifting 50-lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighting up to 25 lbs.
Other - Ability to lift, push and pull with assistance (mechanical or co-worker), the weight of the average patient specific to the department

About Medical City Denton:
Medical City Denton is a 208 bed full service hospital offering the full spectrum of healthcare with compassionate care including advanced open-heart surgery and trauma programs. Medical City Denton is proud of our team for all the well-deserved recognitions and acknowledgements we've received to better serve you--Accredited Cycle III Chest Pain Center, Level III Trauma Center, Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center Advanced Certification, Joint Commission Total Hip Replacement Program Certification, Joint Commission Total Knee Replacement Program Certification, Joint Commission Accredited Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Program, Mission: Lifeline Accredited, Magnet Designated Facility, and a Texas 10 Step Facility. Medical City Denton also ranks among the top hospitals in Texas according to the latest report by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2017-2018 report, Medical City Denton ranks #23 among the best hospitals in Texas, as well as a high performer in: Congestive Heart Failure, Colon Cancer Surgery and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

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