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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Driscoll Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Where compassion meets innovation and technology and our employees are family.Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Please review the job information below.General Purpose of Job:To provide Speech Language Pathology services to patients of the Driscoll Children's Health System. Assist with coordination of specific departmental activities and/or servicesEssential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the utmost level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Adheres to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates business practices and personal actions that are ethical and adhere to corporate compliance and integrity guidelines.
  • Assesses patient needs by selecting, administering, and interpreting appropriate evaluation tools.
  • Educates patient and family members regarding evaluation findings and recommendations/plan of care.
  • Develops goals that are functional, developmentally appropriate, time-sensitive, and measurable.
  • Complies with clinical documentation requirements.
  • Develops, instructs, and verifies an understanding of the home program as appropriate with patients and family members.
  • Participates in a variety of patient care-related team meetings.
  • Participates in departmental meetings.
  • Participates in process improvement.
  • Communicates with referring and community physicians to maximize patient care, establish a professional relationship and develop a consistent referral base. Informs Manager of any difficulties.
  • Maintains billable productivity level as required.
  • Generates suggestions for improving work processes.
  • Provides Holiday/Weekend on-call/patient-care coverage as needed.
  • Provides in-services within the department, hospital, and professional and lay communities.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of evidence-based practice.
  • Demonstrates the ability to use computer/software applications required for the job.
  • Complies with infection control responsibilities in the department.
  • Assumes the role of care coordinator when appropriate.
  • Will occasionally drive for Driscoll Children's Hospital business.
  • May occasionally participate in a community visit for the benefit of the patient.Education and/or Experience:
    • Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Disorders, OR
    • Doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication DisordersCertificates, Licenses, Registrations Required:
      • Current Texas Licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist or current Texas licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist Intern
      • Current Certificate of Clinical Competence or Clinical Fellow Status with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
      • Current BLS certification.

Keywords: Driscoll Health, Corpus Christi , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Corpus Christi, Texas

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