HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Language Pathologist, Per Diem in Tamarac, Florida

Speech Language Pathologist, Per Diem

University Hospital and Medical Center

Tamarac, FL



*Facility Description: *

University Hospital and Medical Center is a 317-bed acute care hospital offering a wide range of surgical and medical services as well as an academic teaching center for Behavioral Health. Since opening in 1974, we have distinguished ourselves as a leader in breakthroughs to orthopedic care as well as joint replacement. We continue to build on this tradition in our Orthopedic and Spine Institute. Our Center for Behavioral Health offers inpatient and outpatient services and a one-of-a-kind geriatric program. Other specialty services include a Wound Healing Center and Vascular Services, Primary Stroke Center and Women’s Center. Our newly renovated family-friendly ER provides expert, compassionate care for patients of all ages and special accommodations for seniors.

We continue a proud tradition of providing high level, personalized care close to home in your local community.

University Hospital & Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

Job Description: * Identifies self to patient by name and profession, explains rationale for service prior to SLP evaluation/treatment * Includes patient in care planning process when reasonable. * Provides for patient safety at all times * Responds to request for service in a timely manner and initiates SLP treatment when appropriate as per established criteria for SLP referral * Contacts physician for clarification when there is a question concerning prescribed patient orders * Communicates inappropriate referrals to physician and obtains D/C order when indicated * Prior to SLP evaluation, reviews patient record and assesses impact of available information on the assessment and treatment process * Conducts a thorough initial assessment of the patient to determine speech/language/oral-motor deficits * Develops and implements an individualized Plan of Care containing achievable/functional goals, timeframes and treatment methods * Develops Plan of Care based on evaluation, reason for referral and team interaction/collaboration * Provides ongoing assessment of patient and revises treatment program as needed based on patient response

  • Requirements:*
    • Post-Graduate Degree REQ
    • Florida Speech Pathologist License Required.
    • Minimum 1 year of experience in acute care hospital and MBS required.

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Speech Language Pathologist, Per Diem

Location: Florida-Tamarac-University Hospital - Broward County

Requisition ID: 01645-5050