Speech Language Pathologist PRN in Live Oak, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital Northeast

Speech Language Pathologist PRN

Live Oak, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem  PRN Status/As Needed Schedule 
Category: Therapy and Rehabilitation • Job ID: 189518

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Description

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Rehab Department. Submit your application today! 
 

Benefits:

 

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 
What You Will Do In This Role:
Evaluates patients, sets goals, plans treatment programs and treats patients according to physician’s orders; maintains required records and notes on patient care, assumes responsibility for patient charges; provides technical advice to support personnel and supervision of same.
 
Essential Job Functions:
  1. Evaluates speech/language and swallowing abilities of patients who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or changes in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease, or other causes, and synthesizes the data to establish a plan of care with therapeutic interventions and goals appropriate to patient’s age and development
  2. Documents evaluations, treatments, plan of care, charges, and discharge summaries utilizing professional jargon that supports skilled therapeutic necessity and the charges incurred in a concise and timely manner.
  3. Determines efficacy of therapeutic interventions, technologies and outcomes in accordance with the Speech Therapy Practice Act in the state of Texas.
  4. Interacts and confers with a variety of professionals including physicians, nurses, case management, PT’s and OT’s to implement and assess the intervention program.
  5. Assumes responsibility to provide Director with constructive suggestions to problem solve, assist with maintaining productivity standards and setting a positive atmosphere for professional development.
  6. Provides education, training and supervision of Certified Fellowship Year speech pathologists and speech therapy students.

Minimum Education and Experience: Masters in Communications Disorders from a Speech Language Pathology Program. Must maintain licensure by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology. Prefer membership in ASHA.
 
Minimum License and Certificates Required:
Licensed Speech Language Pathologist.
 

MethodistHospital | Northeast:

Methodist HospitalNortheast has played a major role in the phenomenal economic growth experiencedin northeast Bexar County. With over 170 beds, the hospital offers a full arrayof services including 24/7 emergency care, open heart surgery, cardiaccatheterizations, vascular, neurosurgery, inpatient rehabilitation, orthopedicsurgery, cancer care, intensive care and inpatient and outpatient surgeries andprocedures. It is home to the Joint Replacement Academy offering the latesttreatment options for knee and hip pain, as well as a neurosurgical program offeringservices from elective spine surgeries to advanced and comprehensive brain andspine care.

 

We are recognizedby the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as a CertifiedPrimary Stroke Center; the American College of Cardiology as an AccreditedChest Pain Center with Primary PCI; and by the American Nurses CredentialingCenter for having a Pathway to Excellence Program. Methodist Hospital Northeasthas received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Awardfor implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the AmericanHeart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacksand the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. The hospital has also beennationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A. For moreinformation, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select MethodistHospital Northeast under Locations.


Be a part of an organization thatinvests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidateswill be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit yourapplication today and help us raise the bar in patient care!



We are anequal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender,sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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