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Speech Language Pathologist

CHI St Joseph Health Brenham, Texas
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Requisition ID 2022-228612 Employment Type Per Diem Department Speech Language Pathology Hours/Pay Period 0 Shift Varies Weekly Schedule Variable Shifts Remote No Category Therapy
Overview

CHI St. Joseph Health – College Station/Bryan TX Since 1936 CHI St. Joseph Health has been caring for the communities in Bryan College Station Brenham Hearne Navasota Caldwell Madisonville and Bellville. With the area’s only Level II Trauma Center the first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center and the first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley; CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest provider of cardiovascular care in the region. As an integrated healthcare system CHI St. Joseph Health includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers including primary care physicians specialists and advanced practice clinicians. The network includes more than 20 ambulatory clinics featuring primary care a freestanding Emergency Room Express Clinics and imaging and diagnostic services.

We currently have an immediate need for a Full Time Speech-Language Pathologist [SLP] to join our team in Bryan / College Station, TX.

Do you have a professional dream job?  Join our team and make it a reality!  With the large scope of service our SLP team is responsible for and our flexible approach to patient care, we can make your clinical setting, schedule, and/or specialization dreams come true!  Do you have an area of specialization you want to develop?  Join our team and let us support you in developing your specialized skills through formal mentoring and continuing education support!  

As a member of our SLP team, you could serve patients in one of our multidisciplinary outpatient clinics or in our acute care hospitals.  Want to work in more than one setting?  You can do that too!  No matter the setting, training and support is available from our team of well-rounded and experienced SLPs who work together to improve the lives of those with communication and swallowing disorders.

If you are a compassionate CCC-SLP who would like more information about this unique opportunity, connect with St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital today to experience what it is like to collaborate with talented rehabilitation professionals!


Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY

  • The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is responsible for maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice following the guidelines of the State of Texas Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. The SLP delivers quality therapy services to patients of all age groups by performing evaluations and developing individual treatment plans and goals to maximize functional outcomes. The SLP actively participates in discharge planning, implements the treatment program, and reassesses treatment results. Services are delivered within the framework of an interdisciplinary team approach, including significant others, and the patient. These services are delivered in compliance with St. Joseph Regional Rehabilitation Center's mission, ethical standards, and policies and procedures.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • ESSENTIAL
  1. Establishes and demonstrates appropriate therapeutic procedures based upon goals set for patient and treatment disorder.  Regulates rehabilitation guidelines for diet consistencies and swallow precautions.  
  1. Utilizes objective tests and measures appropriately for varying diagnoses.  Establishes appropriate treatment plans and goals with specified time frames.
  1. Maintains timely and accurate medical records.  Records legibly in patient charts.  Completes reports in an organized, thorough and timely manner.  Completes all tasks requested by the Lead Speech-Language Pathologist in a timely manner.
  1. Fosters communication with other therapists, physicians, nurses, volunteers, patients and families and other hospital personnel to establish department support.  Attends and provides quality input to team conferences, departmental meetings and other hospital meetings.  
  1. Attends departmental and hospital in-services. Attends one seminar/conference annually.
  1. Provides department specific orientation to new employees as instructed by the Lead Speech-Language Pathologist. Provides dysphagia education to new nursing employees through nursing orientation. Assists in teaching/training new/current rehabilitation techs/nursing assistants.
  1. Completes all patient and family education. Provides information on outside resources to meet the patient's specific needs.
  • OTHER
    1. Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s needs.


Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education
    • Required: Master`s degree (e.g. MA, MS, MBA, MSN, MSW)
  • Major
    • Required: Communication Sciences and Disorders or Equivalent
  • Experience
    • Preferred: 2 years clinical experience
    • Required: CCC-SLP
  • Skills
    • Required: Basic computer and data entry skills
    • Preferred: 
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Required: Licensed by the State of Texas- Speech-Language Pathology/ Intern; eligibility to begin clinical fellowship period with ASHA membership upon completion (required); American Heart Association BLS CPR certified
    • Preferred: Certificate of Clinical Competence; Member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)

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