Speech Language Pathologist – PRN
- Job responsibilities include those listed in competency document.
- Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
- Evaluates patients as assigned based on data compiled through history, observation, and analysis of diagnostic data
- Develops plan of care most appropriate to the patient’s learning style and therapeutic needs, communicating goals with the patient and/or family members, taking into account psycho-social, cultural and spiritual needs of patients and/or families
- Provides therapy for a wide variety of expressive and receptive language disorders, cognitive disorders, reading disorders, and dysphagia, documenting progress with measurable and functional goals
- Independently maintains patient records according to hospital policy, completing evaluations, re-evaluations, daily record keeping, charges, and discharge summaries within hospital timelines
- Fosters an environment that demonstrates caring, compassion, and respect for all patients, families, visitors and employees by projecting an attitude of flexibility and positivity to benefit the team and patient
- Utilizes Service Excellence Standards throughout the hospital and outlying programs by taking ownership of customer needs and handling customer complaints promptly and effectively using the service recovery approach
- Contributes to the overall performance of the department through professional development strategies, including, but not limited to: supervision of provisionally licensed clinicians, coordination of graduate students and student internships, competency training, inservice coordination, serving as a mentor in area of clinical expertise, program leader, based on assignment.
- Conducts job responsibilities in a productive and efficient manner
- Demonstrates continued professional growth through setting goals and participating in education offerings, independently achieve and maintain CEU’s for ASHA and SC LLR
- Communicates with physicians and other medical personnel regarding treatment provided, patient’s progress or complications, recommendations, and clarification of orders
- Adheres to the American Speech Language and Hearing Code of Ethics and Preferred Practice Patterns, SC State LLR guidelines, hospital/departmental Policies and Procedures
- Insures patient confidentiality through the proper maintenance of Protected Health Information
- Utilizes appropriate health and safety equipment to protect patient, self, and staff
- Zero to one year of related work experience.
- Active SC LLR License and ASHA certification
Physical Requirements: Refer to Occupational Risk Assessment
Florence, SC, United States