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Speech-Language Pathologist, Tyler Rehabilitation, PRN, Days

Company: UT Health Rehabilitation
Location: Tyler
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewAdvancing Healthcare -Together - -The Future of Healthcare -is -in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. - -Our people truly are our greatest strength. - They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. - We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other. Our Purpose. -We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare. Our Place. -Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. - With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. ResponsibilitiesPOSITION SUMMARY: The Speech-Language Pathologist shall be responsible for providing a full range of age appropriate physical therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards. DUTIES, ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Evaluates and assesses the client based on subjective and objective information obtained through medical record review, formal and informal test administration with appropriate analysis and interpretation of results to develop the plan of care. - Includes OASIS assessments at appropriate time points.
  • Formulates written functional measurable goals, treatment plans, and home programs for clients. - Identifies barriers to desired outcomes. - Evaluates effectiveness and outcomes of care. Plans for discharge.
  • Provides treatment according to established goals on the treatment plan and reassesses the client's functional status when goals are met or there is a change in the client's condition. - Informs physician and other personnel of changes in the client's needs. - Revises plan of care as appropriate.
  • Instructs/educates clients/caregivers in appropriate activities and referral to community resources as appropriate utilizing both verbal and written programs.
  • Documents evaluations and progress in the clinical record and maintains client records as required by the Director.
  • Communicates with clients, caregivers, and all health care professionals required to provide comprehensive interdisciplinary care.
  • Attends Case Conferences when speech/language therapy clients are discussed. -
  • Maintains skills and knowledge through training and continuing education to provide expected standards of care. SUPERVISION:
    • None. - Reports to Director of department
      QualificationsQUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: Education:
      • Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology. Experience:
        • Completion of clinical fellowship -year (CFY). Certification and Licensure:
          • Current professional licensure in -the State of Texas.
          • Certificate of Clinical Competence -by the American Speech/Language, Hearing Association.
          • Must have a current Texas driver's license. Skills:
            • Ability to operate an audiometer
            • Excellent human relatioins
            • Supervisoryy experience
            • Excellent communication skills, clinical skills, and judgment
            • Excellent direction, coordination, and evaluation of client care BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS:
              • Service -Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people. -Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together.
                • Quality -Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best. -Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole.
                  • People -Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others. -Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.
                    • Financial -Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business. -Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible.
                      • Growth -Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions. -Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
                        • Ability to lift/carry 50 pounds or more.
                        • Frequent and prolonged bending, stooping, crouching, walking, pushing, pulling, and standing.
                        • Must use oral communications to perform work.
                        • Must use written and/or verbal sources of information.
                        • Must be able to drive a car. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
                          • Work is performed under moderate noise conditions.
                          • Travel is required to make home visits.
                          • May be exposed to fumes and airborne particles. Now that you have read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. - UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Keywords: UT Health Rehabilitation, Tyler , Speech-Language Pathologist, Tyler Rehabilitation, PRN, Days, Other , Tyler, Texas

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