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Req. No

171670

Job Title

Speech Pathologist - Tyler

Market

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances

Category

Rehabilitation Services

Travel

No Travel Applicable

Facility

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Tyler

Address

800 East Dawson Street
Tyler, TX  75701
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Type

PART TIME

Speech Pathologist - Tyler Job in Tyler

Job Description

Summary:

As a member of the health care team, evaluates and treats patients with cognitive, communication and swallowing deficits within the scope of a licensed Speech/Language Pathologist. Collaborates with other hospital personnel to ensure quality care for the patient. Supervises the activities of Therapy Technicians, Speech/Language Pathology Clinical Fellows, and Speech/Language Pathology Students.

Responsibilities:

  • Gathers pertinent data from chart and other care givers, discusses with physician as necessary
  • Independently assess all patient types assigned
  • Demonstrates ability to recognize additional needs during evaluation; exercises good judgment in decision
  • Interprets results and formulates relevant, measurable, realistic and attainable goals
  • Reassess patient progress regularly per department policy, or when need arises
  • Identifies appropriate equipment, discusses with patient and family and makes appropriate referral to social services and/or vendor
  • Able to assess vent dependent patients with minimal assistance
  • Able to assess voice and fluency cases with some assistance
  • Able to independently design a treatment plan that address’ identified problems, deficits and discharge needs and assist with reducing LOS
  • Consistently delivers effective treatment focused on rehab of communication, cognition and/or swallowing disorders
  • Actively seeks out a diagnosis mx to facilitate ability to independently treat throughout the hospital
  • Demonstrates skilled expertise when monitoring patients during treatment
  • Able to apply reasoning and judgment to skilled observations and reports adverse reactions to physician and/or nursing
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of speaking valve usage and contraindications
  • Ensures patient safety
  • Offers alternatives to physician when appropriate
  • Actively seeks research based treatments and applies to daily treatment
  • Develops creative and innovative ways to provide treatment i.e. group sessions, summer speech camps, structured and interactive adult group/individual sessions

Requirements:

  • Master's Degree
  • SLP License in state of employment 
  • BLS

Work Type:

Part Time


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Speech Pathologist - Tyler