HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Language Pathologist PRN in Macon, Georgia

Coliseum Health System is a two-hospital system located in Macon. You know us better as Coliseum Medical Centers and Coliseum Northside Hospital. Over the last 40 years, it has been our privilege to care for many of you, your family and friends.

We have two full-service medical-surgical hospitals. Our staff and physicians are trained in the most advanced health care available in this area from cardiology to birthing services to emergency care, inpatient/outpatient surgery, and psychiatric care. All medical specialties are represented on our medical staffs from family practice to orthopedics to pediatrics to neurosurgery.

Supports the mission of the hospital to provide patients with the highest quality of healthcare in a caring atmosphere. The Speech/Language Pathologist is responsible for evaluating, planning, directing and administering interventions of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Assists patients to obtain their maximum performance and function in society while learning to live a “normal” life within the constraints of their disability. Responsible for ongoing re-assessments of patients and the discharge planning/summary. The Speech/Language Pathologist coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff. Assists in scheduling of patient visits for speech pathology evaluation and treatments. Participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in PI activities. Provides input with evaluating department performance versus budget controls and take appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines. Ensures that patient charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis. Promotes teamwork with physicians and other departments. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of speech pathology.

Licensure/Certification: Licensed as a speech language pathologist in the state of Georgia. FEES certification strongly preferred.

Experience: Previous hospital experience as an SLP pref erred. Knowledge of principals and practice of speech pathology. Basic computer knowledge.

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Speech Language Pathologist PRN

Location: Georgia-Macon-Coliseum Medical Centers - Macon

Requisition ID: 08158-10698