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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Language Pathologist in Lewisville, Texas

Speech Language Pathologist / SLP / CCC-SLP Medical City Lewisville Full Time Weekends Only

Position Summary: To continuously evaluate, develop a treatment plan and conduct appropriate speech therapy management to meet the individual needs of medically referred neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients (within the therapist’s scope of practice).

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
* Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities. * Perform special assignments as needed/requested. * Serves as a clinical resource to department staff, students, volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring quality patient care. * Takes appropriate measures to ensure safety of patients. * Attend staff meetings and in-services. * Transport patients safely. * Provide care of patients with a variety of medical diagnosis and resulting complications. * Ensures a current physician referral for all treatment rendered. * Performs initial evaluations, formulates assessment and ongoing assessments, and develops a plan of care for the patient. * Initiates and performs interventions that are appropriate for the patient’s condition. * Patient’s objective status and response to therapeutic interventions is consistently monitored. * All patients related interactions are appropriate for the patient’s specific needs. * Patients are re-evaluated according to department policy and goals. * Ensure patient’s insurance has been re-certified prior to the continuation of treatment. * Collaborates with physicians and other healthcare providers. * Patient charts are completed and discharged in a timely manner. * Accepts additional patients and assists in other areas to provide good customer service. * Arranges daily schedule of patient’s providing for the most efficient use of time, equipment and personnel. * Accuracy of charges reflecting treatment procedure/time provided to the patient. * Demonstrate leadership qualities for the efficient delivery of patient care services. * Participates in the efficiency and quality of department operation and growth of the department. * Effectively prioritizes to allow work to proceed in an orderly and organized manner. * Documents patient information accurately. * Ensures proper use/care of medical equipment. * Serves as a clinical resource to department staff, students, volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring quality patient care * Takes appropriate measures to ensure safety of patients. * Attends in-services/meetings to improve education and training. * Seeks opportunities to improve department processes and collaborates with other departments. * Performs other duties as assigned.

License/Certification/Registration: * Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) through the American Heart Association (AHA) Certification * Texas License Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) * American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) * Pass the licensed personnel FIM exam using the UDSMR Online Credentialing System within 90 days of hire and again as necessary to maintain the facilities UDS-PRO credential.

Education: * Graduate of an accredited school of Speech/Language Pathology.

At Medical City, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a plan just for you. You can enroll in several different medical plans, if eligible, which includes vision and dental. You can even select additional à la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k, flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, and participate in our tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment programs.

About Medical City Lewisville: Built in 1976,Medical City Lewisvilleis a state-of-the-art full-service medical and surgical facility offering 186 beds with 24-hour emergency services. Excellent customer service and patient safety are our top priorities. Medical City Lewisville has been identified as a High Performer for treatment of congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by U.S. News and World Report in their 2017-18 Best Hospital rankings. In the fall of 2017, we also received the prestigious “A” rating from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization for Hospital/Patient Safety. Medical City Lewisville is a great place to work — and the best possible place to receive care.

Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Speech Language Pathologist

Location: Texas-Lewisville-Medical City Lewisville

Requisition ID: 00950-118996

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