Speech Language Pathologist in Webster, Texas, United States
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HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake

Speech Language Pathologist

Webster, TX, United States
Full-time • Days (Rotating Weekends)
Therapy and Rehabilitation   Job ID: 655163
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Introduction

Do you have the career opportunities as a Speech Language Pathologist you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Speech Language Pathologist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Administer medically prescribed programs and treatments to detect, assess, prevent, correct, and alleviate speech, language, hearing, cognition oral and pharyngeal sensorimotor competencies. The department will meet age specific needs of neonatal (0-4 wks.), infant (1 mo.-12mos.), child (1 yr. – 12 yrs.), adolescent (13 yrs. – 18 yrs.), adult (18 yrs. – 64 yrs.), and geriatric (greater than 64 yrs.) population.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Evaluates patient and develops appropriate and effective treatment program in accordance with patient’s status, medical referral and therapy evaluation results while maintaining confidentiality of all pertinent patient care information to assure patient’s rights are protected.
  2. Demonstrated understanding of rationale and application of therapeutic techniques, proper body mechanics, safe and efficient patient handling skills and proper equipment usage.
  3. Participates in clinic maintenance prevention procedures.
  4. Works as a part of a collaborative, multidisciplinary team with other hospital departments and physicians in order to provide comprehensive quality care to patients.
  5. Inputs into establishing protocols for new programs and updating existing ones.
  6. Reports to manager patient-care management problems, equipment needs and maintenance requirements.
  7. Co-signs all students’ notes.
  8. Coordinates patient’s treatments with other health care professionals where appropriate.
  9. Plans individual patient schedule and maintains daily attendance record, daily progress notes, evaluation, home program and discharge summaries. Charges for patient treatment on a daily basis in approved manner.
  10. Demonstrates compliance with department and hospital Policies and Procedures while displaying cooperative and constructive attitude in intradepartmental and interdepartmental relationships.
  11. Actively engages in learning and continuing education for self-improvement and professional growth. Attends and participates in staff meetings/inservices. Participates in interdisciplinary conferences and reports with/to disciplines on patient’s progress and discharge planning.
  12. Actively assists in revising, developing department Policies and Procedures and development of Performance Improvement indicators.
  13. Actively participates in the hospital and department’s Quality and Performance Improvement programs.
  14. Works weekends and holidays as needed.
  15. Complies with the hospital’s behavioral expectations.
  16. Supports and participates in the hospital’s Patient Engagement and Satisfaction initiatives.
  17. Shares and promotes the hospital’s Mission, Vision and Values.
  18. Supports the Ethics and Compliance Program.

What qualifications you will need:

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • Graduate of Masters approved program and clinical competence certification (CCC).
  • Licensed in the State of Texas
  • 1+ years of experience Required

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is a 530+ bed hospital where sophisticated, world-class medicine meets the comfort, care and convenience of a community hospital. For more than 40 years, we have proudly been providing high quality, cost-effective, comprehensive healthcare to the Houston Bay Area. We opened our doors in 1972 and now employ 2,000+ staff members and 900+ physicians in a wide range of specialties. Our specialists offer more talent and experience than any other hospital in the region. We are a Level II Trauma Center and the only exclusive heart hospital south of Houston. Our accredited center provides nationally-recognized care in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery of cardiovascular diseases. HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake offers a variety of other services, including Woman Services, Pediatric Care, Breast Diagnostic Center, ACR-accredited Imaging Center, Wound Care Treatment Center featuring Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, and much more. We are members of HCA Houston Healthcare, the most comprehensive family of hospitals in the region and part of the leading provider of healthcare in the country, HCA Healthcare. Together we are stronger, smarter and more accessible in providing the patient-centered care you need close to home.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.


"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Speech Language Pathologist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Therapy and Rehabilitation
Full-time • Days (Rotating Weekends)

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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