Speech Language Path PRN
Houston, TX, United States
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SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
The Woman’s Hospital of Texas – Houston, TX
Speech Language Pathologist
The Woman's Hospital of
Texas opened in 1976 and
ever since has remained the state's premier facility dedicated solely to the
health of women and newborn infants.
Located near the Texas
Medical Center, Woman’s offers 397 licensed beds, including a NICU (neonatal
intensive care unit) and a full range of women’s health services and newborn
More than 650
board-certified physicians at Woman's offer their expertise and an outstanding
level of quality care in the areas of gynecology, obstetrical care, high-risk
pregnancy and minimally invasive surgery.
The Woman’s Hospital of
Texas is currently
looking for a Speech Language Pathologist.
Under the general supervision of the Pediatric Director of Rehabilitation, the Speech-Language Pathologist is responsible for evaluation and treatment of disorders of speech, language, voice, cognition, and swallowing.
Services are provided for infants in the inpatient and/or outpatient arena as prescribed by a physician.
The speech language pathologist will provide compassionate treatment and promote an environment of excellent customer service.
The Speech/Language Pathologist will have the responsibility for maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice in the provision of speech/language pathology services.
Identifies and assists with opportunities for performance improvement activities on the unit and with other service areas.
Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by taking ownership of time management, decreasing waste (of time and supplies) and promoting cost effectiveness while maintaining patient safety and quality of care. To actively market services to increase volume and awareness.
Demonstrates the ability to be an advocate for and strive to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient.
Interactions with patients and colleagues demonstrate compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status or cultural beliefs.
Communicate effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care and to meet the needs of the customers we serve.
Demonstrates ability to fulfill requirements of attendance, punctuality, and timekeeping practices.
Behaviors and interactions demonstrate a positive attitude, personal initiative and motivation to achieve the goals of the unit.
To uphold the standards of the profession and organization and practice ethically and with integrity.
Other duties as assigned
- A Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology or Communication Disorders.
- Current Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA, Current Texas State
- License in Speech-Language Pathology, BCLS.
- At least two (2) years of pediatric experience.
- PREFERRED: NICU experience; Swallow study experience