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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) PRN

Park Plaza Hospital - Houston, Texas

Job Code: 26925-100694

PRN/Per Diem

PRN

HCA Houston Healthcare Specialty Hospital Medical Center – Houston, TX

 

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) PRN

 

Located adjacent to the Texas Medical Center, HCA Houston Healthcare Specialty Hospital Medical Center 444 licensed beds and the convenience of a community hospital with two distinct purposes. Since 1975, Park Plaza Hospital has been offering complete medical services, including surgery as well as outpatient, imaging and rehabilitation. Plaza Specialty Hospital, a hospital within a hospital, has been providing long-term acute care to those needing prolonged hospitalization and recovery since 1994.

 

HCA Houston Healthcare Specialty Hospital Medical Center is currently looking for a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) PRN.

 

Responsibilities:

 

The incumbent shall be responsible for providing a full range of speech therapy services including assessment, treatment, planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the positions’qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards.  The incumbent shall also demonstrate accountability for and contribute to program development, quality improvement, problem solving and productivity enhancement in a flexible interdisciplinary fashion.

  • Participate in continuing education / professional development activities and maintains professional growth and development.
  • Communicate and demonstrate a professional image / attitude for patients, families, clients, co-workers and others.
  • Conduct initial assessment, provide age appropriate therapeutic interventions and evaluate patient response to treatment.
  • Document the course of patient care including progress made and continuing need for treatment.
  • Documentation complies with policy and procedures and with all regulatory standards.
  • Demonstrates age specific competency for geriatric population.
  • Coordinates treatment activity with other disciplines and team members.
  • Participates in unit quality management, performance improvement and survey preparation activities as requested.
  • Contributes to the delivery of cost effective care.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 
  • Graduate of a Master's level speech pathology program
  • SLP Texas licensure and CPR
  • 1 year SLP experience in a hospital setting, post CFY preferred.

Last Edited: 02/05/2019

 

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