Company: AdventHealth Central Texas
Posted on: June 11, 2019
Description Speech Pathologist - AdventHealth Central Texas
Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549 Top
Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX Our care
for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients
and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week
Chaplains for spiritual support. Award winning facility with
opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working
with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to
build a world-class culture where you become family. Extraordinary
benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary,
middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas
with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational
activity Work Hours/Shift: PRN, as needed You Will Be Responsible
For: Manages the policies and procedures as related to the clinical
area. Responsible for the application of Home Care guidelines and
standards in accordance with current practices. Patient Care
activities include, but not limited to: Prioritizing work by
preparing daily visitation lists Reviews medical record to assess
therapy needs Instructs/educates patients and/or significant other
on therapy Maintaining accurate patient information in the medical
record Has knowledge of and understands current JC Standards for
the clinical aspect of the department. Represents the patient
therapy interest on the healthcare team. Promotes teamwork with
physicians and all health care providers. Assists in departmental,
hospital and community in-services/education when assigned.
Actively participates in Performance Improvement for clinical area.
Activity participates in assigned meetings. Involved in the review
and planning of patient menus. Upholds professional standards of
performance and conduct. Excellent customer service skills.
Performs direct patient care on a timely basis in cooperation with
the other members of the Home Health team. Assess the needs of the
patient, formulating realistic treatment goals. Demonstrates
creativity, skill and efficiency in designing and implementing
treatment programs for patients with all types of medical problems.
Establishes a plan of care with goals based on the patients current
level of functioning and potential for improvement and in
accordance with physicians orders. Demonstrates competence in all
aspects of Speech Pathology and administers treatment to the
patient in a caring and effective method. Skillfully and safely
progresses the patient through levels of treatment within the
maximum capabilities of the patient, exercising initiative and good
judgment. Participates in the team process through cooperative and
communicative efforts with team members in development of the
patient care plan and team conferences and provides comprehensive,
individualized care to assigned patients. Reports pertinent
observations to attending physician, changing patient care plan and
therapy program as directed. Qualifications What You Will Need:
Must possess a valid state drivers license and automobile liability
insurance Must be a graduate of an approved school of Speech
Pathology and licensed to practice Speech Therapy by the State of
Texas. Current CPR certification. Must be competent with computers.
Must be organized, time efficient and able to communicate
effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to read, write and
follow instructions in English. Good oral communication skills.
Excellent customer service skills. Strong analytical and
mathematical abilities. Maintains continuing education hours as
outlined by the State of Texas. Must have at least one year of
experience as a staff speech pathologist plus an interest in
Clinical Education. Job Summary: -- Evaluates, plan and provides
speech therapy services in the home as ordered by the attending
physician and in accordance with assigned, individualized plan of
care for each patient. This facility is an equal opportunity
employer and complies with federal, state and local
anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.PandoLogic.
Keywords: Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Location: Killeen, TX
Keywords: AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen , Speech Pathologist, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas
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