PEDIATRIC SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST (PRN: Southeast Houston)
Therapy 2000 - Houston, TX

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DESCRIPTION

The Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist is a qualified, licensed professional who provides, evaluates and supervises speech therapy services to patients in their home as prescribed by the attending physician. Patient visits are predominately performed in private residence for home health care agency.

DUTIES

OL.withdisc { list-style-type: disc } Performs in depth patient evaluation and develops treatment plans in accordance with physician's orders Implements treatment plan, provides state of the art speech language pathology services Instructs patients, their families and other members of the health team in regards to therapy procedures Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding changes in patient status to the appropriate team person Maintains patient's medical record in accordance with agency standards, completes and submits patient records in a timely manner Participates in patient care conferences, communicates with other members of the home health team to facilitate coordination of patient care Participates in staff development and in-service education with the agency to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills etc. Performs all duties in compliance with agency policies and procedures. Adheres to all rules, regulations, code of ethics, guidelines and codes in federal, state and local laws which are concerned with the practice of speech language pathology May be required to meet with supervisor, technical support personnel, staffing personnel, or other support staff as needed to maintain therapy standards and patient care. Incidental time is a part of the job responsibilities which includes, but not limited to, patient chart updates, patient notes and call logs, performance reviews, supervisory meetings, and drive time to patients home.Expectations Expectation of 28 completed weekly visit quota for full time Expectation of 20 completed weekly visit quota for part time Expectation of a minimum four patients for PRN therapist

QUALIFICATIONS

OL.withdisc { list-style-type: disc } Graduate of an accredited school program of speech language pathology, in possession of a Certificate of Clinical Competence or in the Clinical Fellowship Year Currently licensed to practice as a Speech Language Pathologist in the state of Texas Relevant clinical experience, 1 year or more preferred OL.withdisc { list-style-type: disc } Performs in depth patient evaluation and develops treatment plans in accordance with physician’s orders Implements treatment plan, provides state of the art speech language pathology services Instructs patients, their families and other members of the health team in regards to therapy procedures Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding changes in patient status to the appropriate team person Maintains patient’s medical record in accordance with agency standards, completes and submits patient records in a timely manner Participates in patient care conferences, communicates with other members of the home health team to facilitate coordination of patient care Participates in staff development and in-service education with the agency to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills etc. Performs all duties in compliance with agency policies and procedures. Adheres to all rules, regulations, code of ethics, guidelines and codes in federal, state and local laws which are concerned with the practice of speech language pathology May be required to meet with supervisor, technical support personnel, staffing personnel, or other support staff as needed to maintain therapy standards and patient care. Incidental time is a part of the job responsibilities which includes, but not limited to, patient chart updates, patient notes and call logs, performance reviews, supervisory meetings, and drive time to patients home.Expectations Expectation of 28 completed weekly visit quota for full time Expectation of 20 completed weekly visit quota for part time Expectation of a minimum four patients for PRN therapist

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