Company: CHRISTUS Health.
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry Type: Healthcare - Health Services
Job Type: Health Care
Required Education: Not Specified
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Become part of a team that serves as the backbone of our entire health care system. As such, you can be assured of enjoying a rewarding career. CHRISTUS Health is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for all patients. We are one of the most respected health care systems in the nation that also offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals interested in non-clinical roles. CHRISTUS Health is committed to supporting the development needs of CHRISTUS leaders and Associates in order to help them realize a greater degree of personal and professional achievement and satisfaction. CHRISTUS is committed to providing a total compensation package to fulfill your health, body, mind, and spiritual needs. We support our health ctare teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.
Provides Speech Language Pathology services to patients referred, including assessment, treatment plan development and implementation with follow-up and discharge planning. Actively assists with clinical aspects of the department, including program development, department operations and performance improvement activities. Assists with supervising and coordinating the Speech Language Pathology student programs. In addition, supervises Rehab Technicians and Volunteers.
Whether your skills lie in patient care or administration and you prefer to work in not-for-profit health care, CHRISTUS Health facilities may have a career opportunity for you. CHRISTUS Health and our facilities are committed to being an equal opportunity employer as part of our on-going mission. It is the policy of CHRISTUS Health not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, orientation, disability, age or national origin.
A. Performs comprehensive diagnostic evaluations to determine the status of the speech, language, cognitive and swallowing abilities of inpatients and outpatients, considering diagnosis and age specific needs.
B. Develops and implements, with patient/family participation, individualized treatment plans, as indicated, considering diagnosis and age specific needs, with measureable goals and methods to achieve goals.
C. Adheres consistently to the P&Ps relating to documentation, to include: Initial Patient Evaluations, Daily and Weekly Progress Notes as required, Discharge Summaries and other notations as appropriate.
D. Participates in patient care conferences, family conferences, inservice programs, departmental and interdepartmental meetings.
E. Counsels both patient (if appropriate), family and other involved individuals regarding patient evaluation, care and treatment. Initiates and completes discharge planning in a timely manner and provides effective education and training.
F. Assists with the coordination and supervision of the Speech Language Pathology student program, as well as Volunteer program.
G. Actively assists with clinical aspects of the department including orientation of new associates, scheduling of patients to assure quality patient coverage and appropriate staff supervision as necessary.
H. Demonstrates adherence to the CORE values of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Care System.
I. Understands, supports, and participates in Performance Improvement activities.
J. Compiles with and develops efficient and creative ways to maintain departmental productivity standards.
K. Maintains an awareness of other agencies within the community in order to make appropriate referrals, when indicated, to network and to increase knowledge of community resources.
L. Identifies and provides educational opportunities for self, department, students, and community. Participates in research activities, as appropriate.
M. Demonstrates competence to perform assigned patient care responsibilities in a manner that meets the age-specific and developmental needs of patients served by the department.
N. Appropriately adapts assigned patient assessment, treatment, and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychological, cultural, age-specific, and other developmental needs of each patient served.
O. Fosters and promotes positive and professional relationships with members of the medical staff, physicians, and referral sources.
P. Performs other related duties as directed
CHRISTUS Health is committed to providing meaningful benefits for you and your family and to sharing with you the prosperity you help create. We support our health care teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.
Medical Health Coverage
Prescription Drug Plan
Group Term Life
Accidental Death & Dismemberment
- Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the area of Speech Language Pathology is required.
- Is required to have met the qualifications for the Clinical Fellowship Year as outlined by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
- Licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist by the State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
- Certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
- CPR certification is required.
- All assessment and treatment tools routinely used by a Speech Language Pathologist as outlined by the State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
E. Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
- Physically able to perform the daily responsibilities associated with patient treatment to include, but not limited to, patient transfers, ambulation, and lifting/lowering of equipment.
Requisition Number: 30010016
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