Speech Language Pathologist (Slp) PRN

HCA Pearland , TX 77584

Posted 1 week ago

HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland - Pearland, Texas

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) PRN

As a vital member of the HCA Healthcare System, HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland which offers 33 licensed beds and shares the strength of more than 165 hospitals across the United States and England, including The Woman's Hospital of Texas and Clear Lake Regional Medical Center.

HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland specialties:

  • Our Women's Diagnostic Imaging Center offers the most comprehensive care in the Pearland area, using the very latest in imaging. Our 3D mammography is the first of its kind in the area. It offers the most accurate imaging of any technology ever developed to detect breast cancer early.

  • Pearland Medical Center's Cardiovascular Services will feature a cross-functional team of cardiologists, including the first stenting services offered in Pearland.Our Imaging Center will offer everything from X-rays to CT scans and more. Plus, we have experienced radiologists to analyze every detail, ensuring you have the absolute most accurate diagnoses.

  • Our Outpatient Services have everything you need in one place: imaging, diagnosis and treatment.

  • Surgery in Pearland from world-class surgeons? Of course. General surgery, spine, GYN, urology and much, much more.

HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland is currently accepting applications for Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) PRN.

Responsibilities:

The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for providing therapeutic intervention, education and recommendations to acute care and outpatients at Valley Regional Medical Center. The clinician will organize and implement speech therapy programs to restore function and prevent disability following disease, injury or surgery. This position requires proficiency in acute care, video-swallow studies, and outpatient services, to patients with ages ranging from infant to geriatric. Responsibilities also include maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice, while providing the highest quality healthcare that is patient oriented, advanced in technology, cost effective and with care and compassion. The hospital mission and vision will be insured by the integration of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and through the coordination of case management, social work and the ancillary departments in the hospital and community.

  • Performs initial evaluations of patients and implements plan of care.

  • Performs Modified Barium Swallow studies effectively and in a timely manner.

  • Identifies and assesses the patient's needs for special equipment.

  • Maintains up to date documentation in accordance with standards of practice.

  • Conducts tests and measurements of speech, language and swallowing ability.

  • Communicates effectively with patients in a caring and empathetic manner regarding their diagnosis, plan of care and goals of treatment.

  • Communicates effectively with referring physicians regarding the status of their patients receiving therapy.

  • Develops and participates in departmental, hospital and community in-services.

  • Maintains current continuing education and provides documentation to hospital of current licensure.

  • Assists in maintaining adequate supplies /equipment for patient's therapy.

Qualifications:

  • Current Texas license.

  • American Heart Association (Health Care Provider); required

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