HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Therapist - Rehab - PRN in Austin, Texas
_Position Description_ Under the general supervision of the Program Supervisor. Provides clinical services to patients with communication, cognitive and/or swallowing impairments according to professional standards. Coordinates with team, patient, family to develop a goal-directed program. Must maintain records of services provided. Responsible for following department procedures, maintaining professional standards and seeking professional growth.
_Knowledge, Skills and Abilities_ * Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA’s and St. David’s “Patients First” safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures * Recognizes that variables such as age, race, nationality, culture, disease-causing vulnerabilities, socioeconomic factors affect the patient populations under their care * Uses interventions appropriate to these factors (e.g., interpreter, dietary preferences, social service consult, etc.) * May use computer word-processing program and therapy hardware and software * Works closely with other professionals, patients, and families in goal-directed interdisciplinary team approach * Verbal and written communication with in-house staff, physicians, patients and family members * Handles confidential information regarding patient records * Able to read and comprehend medical and technical material * Seeks approval for decisions outside standard policies * Must be able to prioritize duties and responsibilities * Must be able to deal effectively with high stress or high demand situations, showing flexibility and good judgement in problem solving * Recognizes that variable such as age, race, nationality, culture, disease-causing vulnerabilities, socioeconomic factors affect the patient population under their care * Uses interventions appropriate to these factors (e.g. interpreter, dietary preferences, social service consult, etc) * Maintains regular, predictable attendance
_Education_ __ Required: Master's or higher degree in speech language pathology or communication disorders Preferred: Experience in a variety of arenas especially Inpatient Rehab. Bilingual.
_Experience_ * /At lease one year rehabilitation and/or acute care hospital clinical experience preferred/ * Experience in a variety of settings especially inpatient rehab * Bilingual helpful but not required __ _Licenses/Certifications_ * Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) * Current certification in ASHA * Current Texas License
Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation
Title: Speech Therapist - Rehab - PRN
Location: Texas-Austin-St David%27s Rehab
Requisition ID: 06676-54100