HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Lang Path Intern / PRN in El Paso, Texas

POSITION SUMMARY: To evaluate patients regarding the application of a wide variety of therapeutic techniques for rehabilitation of speech, language, hearing and oral motor disorders, cognition, and dysphagia.

POPULATION SERVED: Population Served: Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: cardiac/cardiovascular, neurology, pulmonary, oncology, spine care, GI conditions, CVA/TIA, developmental delays, Dysphagia, etc.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1.* *Speech Language Pathologist Intern performs job duties under the supervision of a Licensed Speech Language Pathologist. 2. Performs Assessments and Re-assessments: Assessment of patient is completed according to unit policy and professional standards of care. Collects appropriate and accurate subjective and objective data. Performs an accurate evaluation appropriate to the specific patient case scenario---according to current standards of clinical practice. Formulates appropriate assessment/re-assessments, treatment, plan of care, and goals, which are individualized to the specific patient. Re-assesses patient per dept policy; takes appropriate action based on re-assessment. Potential discharge needs are identified and documented. 3. Treats Patients: Selects and applies appropriate speech therapy techniques, procedures, exercises and therapeutic modalities based on current standards of clinical practice. Selects and utilizes rehab equipment in a safe and effective manner. Modifies the treatment program when indicated, in order to maximize patient progress. 4. Documentation: Completes documentation on the same day that treatment was rendered. Documents on all appropriate forms. Documentation is accurate and meets generally accepted professional standards. 5. Supervision: Appropriately directs the activities of technicians, students and volunteer. 6. Interdisciplinary Interactions: Communicates and collaborates with interdisciplinary team regarding: patient status, discharge plans, equipment needs, and recommendations. 7. Demonstrates Customer Service/Service plus principles and behaviors consistent with Las Palmas Rehabilitation Hospital Health Care System vision and values. 8. Other duties as assigned.

*REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS* · Licensed by the State Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology · Current CPR Certification

*REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE* · Master in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited institution * * *PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES* · Knowledge of Speech Langage Pathology principles and practices, general anatomy and physiology, diseases and post surgical conditions, body movements and functions, and medical terminology. · Bilingual in English and Spanish * *

Title: Speech Lang Path Intern / PRN

Location: Texas-El Paso-Las Palmas Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01515-15513