Texas Health Resources Speech Therapist - Inpatient Rehab - PRN in Dallas, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Hearts makes a difference! Texas Health Resources, One of FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to work for is dedicated to finding people to help us fulfill our commitment to make health care human again. We staff our exemplary hospital with health care professionals who approach every patient, every colleague, every physician and every family member with compassion. Come join us on our Journey as we rise to the next level.

We are looking to fill an opening for a Speech Language Pathologist, PRN (As Needed) to join our team.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is located on Walnut Hill Lane, just east of Central Expressway (U.S. 75).

8200 Walnut Hill Lane

Dallas, TX 75231

Work Hours/Schedule:

PRN, working minimum 4 hour shift between the hours 8:00 AM- 6:30PM and working 1 weekend shift per quarter.

Minimum Education:

Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology is required

New SLP grads need 1 year supervised CFY (Clinical fellowship year).

Licenses/ Certifications

SLP - Speech Language Pathology preferred upon hire

OR

SLP-I - Speech Language Pathology Intern obtained before start date

AND

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support required within 60 days of hire

AND

CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training required within 60 days of hire

Skills and Abilities:

Good verbal and written communication skills in English; Problem – solving ability; Ability to teach others; Time management skills; Good interpersonal and customer service skills, Basic leadership skills

Essential Functions

Performs age appropriate patient assessment and establishes plan of care ·

Obtains/verifies physician order for therapy and validates for appropriateness ·

Reviews available medical records and obtains pertinent medical history from patient or family · Ensures that patient has given informed consent to treatment ·

Evaluates each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements, including appropriate outcome

assessment tool(s) ·

Integrates assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritizes care needs with patient and family ·

Sets appropriate, measurable, functional goals with time frames to address the identified problems including patient/family goals and preferences ·

Determines plan for care, and/or appropriate

therapeutic interventions to achieve stated goals · Initiates therapy discharge planning in collaboration with care team and patient based on prognosis and expected discharge disposition ·

Entity Information:

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

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