HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Language Pathologist (PRN) in Texas City, Texas


The Speech/Language Pathologist performs assessments, develops a plan of care and provides treatment to patients in the appropriate age ranges as listed: school age, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. This individual maintains patient treatment records, teaches patient, family, and/or caregiver and participates in clinical and inservice educational programs. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for performing Speech Therapy assessments, re-assessments and treatment in accordance with physicians' orders. Completes accurate, appropriate documentation per policy. Responsible for following the Texas Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology Practice Act. Maintains department supply level. Assists in Quality Assessment and Improvement activities. Adheres to and complies with HCA's ethics and compliance policies in the Code of Conduct. Attends annual training sessions. Assures that patients' charges are timely and accurate. Coordinates patient treatment schedule with other disciplines to assure efficient, quality care. Attends and participates in team conferences as assigned. Maintains professional exchange of information in all communications. Assists with orientation of new personnel. Keeps abreast of current requirements of governmental reporting agencies in the area of delivery of Speech Therapy services. Keeps abreast of current literature and treatment techniques. Provides both oral and written educational information to patients and caregivers. Assists in verification and/or authorization and pre-authorization procedures to assure therapy sessions are covered by insurance carriers. Plans effectively and independently for changes in workload.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Experience: Experience in clinical practice preferred

Education: Graduate of accredited school of Speech/Language Pathology; educational requirements appropriate for meeting age-specific needs of the patients

Special Qualifications: Current licensure with The Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology Demonstrates current clinical competence, as outlined in the appropriate orientation checklist Maintains current clinical competence Adheres to hospital-wide customer service values Maintains current CPR certification Scores 80% or better on FIM test within 30 days of hire

Title: Speech Language Pathologist (PRN)

Location: Texas-Texas City-Mainland Medical Center - Texas City

Requisition ID: 06218-70617