Job ID: 1188998
Employment Status: PRN
Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Rehabilitation Services at BHC includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and audiology services across the continuum of care. Speech Therapy works with inpatients in a variety of settings including ICU, medical/ surgical units, 12 bed acute rehab unit, and Intensive Care Nursery. We work extensively with Radiology to complete Modified Barium Swallow Studies for patients experiencing difficulties with eating and drinking as well as provide services in our Outpatient clinic, Boone Therapy. We evaluate and treat communication and swallowing disorders across all age groups from newborn to geriatric with specialized certifications in the use of VitalStim, Experia, LSVT, and FEES. We work collaboratively with other disciplines including Physical therapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing and Physicians to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients.
The Registered Speech Pathologist or Speech Therapist provides skilled speech and swallow therapy services to patients including all aspects of evaluation and treatment.
Establishes treatment plan and provides treatment, considering discharge needs; expected discharge functional status; and appropriate equipment and supplies.Educates, collaborates with, and conferences with patients, families, and other health care providers; making recommendations for referrals to specialists as needed.Delegates to assistants, techs, and students through written and verbal communication including determining the skill level or competency required to provide interventions to best meet the needs of the patient.Completes documentation in accordance with departmental policies.Provides assessment, reassessment, and/or consultations for Speech Services.
Master's Degree - Speech Pathology
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Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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