HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Therapist PRN in Riverside, California
IV. AGES OF PATIENTS SERVED Infant (under 1) Child (1-12) Adolescent (13-18) Adult (19-64) Geriatric (65 ) V. WORKING CONDITIONS Toxic/caustic chemicals: None Extreme Conditions, hot or cold: None Dust/Fumes/Gases (including asbestos): None Moving Mechanical Parts: None Potential Electrical Shock: None X-ray Electromagnetic Energy: None High Pitched Noises: None Needles or Other Sharp Objects: None Blood or Body Fluids: None Communicable Diseases: None Unprotected Heights: None CRT (computer) Monitor: None Frequent Repetitive Motions: None VI. FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS Functional Requirements: Category I Physical Demands Hours/Day Sit 1-2 Stand 5-6 Walk 5-6 Bend/Stoop 3-4 Twist/Turn 3-4 Lifting Requirements Pounds Stand and Lift 11-25 Lift and Carry 26-50 Lift Overhead 11-25 Pushing/Pulling 26-50 VII. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT Personal Protective Equipment: Category I mask fit test VIII. PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS / EVALUATION A. Mandatory Requirements 1. Age-Related Education Module Completed 2. Code 30 Expiration (M) 3. Back Safety - Annual (M) 4. Annual Refresher Code of Conduct 5. Restraints Requirement 6. Rapid Regs (Annual) 7. Fire Safety - Annual (M) 8. Medication Admin. Safety Completion 9. Pt. Teaching Module Completed 10. Restraint Module Completed 11. Competency Checklist for New Staff (on hire) 12. Skills Day (annual validation) 13. Universal Protocol Completed 14. Bloodborne Pathogens Expiration (M) B. Key Accountabilities / Competencies 1. Ability to perform all duties of a staff speech and language pathologist. 2. Adheres to departmental dress code. 3. Attends departmental meetings. 4. Attends/presents at departmental inservice sessions as scheduled. 5. Based on the evaluation findings, develops and implements a patient care plan which is directed toward functional outcomes with changing conditions. 6. Effectively and clearly communicates patient data to patients, significant others, physicians, and other health professionals. 7. Ensures the safety and well being of all patients under speech therapy care. 8. Evaluates patient’s functional and physical status including adaptive equipment needs. 9. Evaluates, develops and implements therapeutic programs and protocols. 10. Helps orient new staff. 11. Maintains interdepartmental communication. 12. May assist with the coordinates of patient care provided by the speech therapy department. 13. Monitors daily scheduling to ensure that all patients are provided care. 14. Other duties as assigned. 15. Participates in patient discharge planning. 16. Participates in Performance Improvement activities. 17. Participates in program development activities. 18. Participates in the departments student program. 19. Participates in the interview process. 20. Performs periodic re-evaluations of the patients to assess the effectiveness of treatment and updates care plan as appropriate. 21. Plans and administrates speech therapy care as prescribed by a physician utilizing current standards of practice. 22. Protects patient confidentiality at all times. 23. Provides patient and family education. 24. Provides patients with home exercise programs. 25. Rotates between intradepartmental areas. C. Customer Service 1. Solves customer problems, treats customer with dignity and respect, and acknowledges customer and responds quickly to customer needs. D. Policy and Procedures 1. Ethics and Compliance - Conduct demonstrates compliance with and reporting of suspected violations of all relevant laws, regulations, RCH’s Compliance Policies and Procedures, and Corporate’s CODE OF CONDUCT. 2. Performance Improvement - Actively supports and participates in performance improvement activities. 3. Information Management - Treats all information and data within the scope of the position with appropriate confidentiality and security. 4. Risk Management - Cooperates fully in all risk management activities and investigations. 5. Environment of Care - Knowledgeable of, observes, and complies with hospital safety policies, emergency procedures, and standard precautions. 6. Mandatory Requirements - Requirements are completed within 30 days of the due date. I have reviewed these job requirements and verify that I can perform all essential functions of this position.
II. POSITION REQUIREMENTS A. Licensure/ Certification/ Registration: Current State licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State. ASHA Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC) or be CCC eligible. CPR qualified or completes training. B. Education: Masters degree program in Speech and Language Pathology. C. Experience: Minimum one year experience as a speech language pathologist. Recent graduates that are CFY eligible may be considered for the position. D. Special Qualifications: Knowledge in all areas of patient treatment. Ability to carry out department policies and procedures. Self directed. Proficient with video barium swallow studies. III. DEGREE OF SUPERVISION REQUIRED
Title: Speech Therapist PRN
Location: California-Riverside-Riverside Community Hospital
Requisition ID: 07150-7677