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AdventHealth Speech Pathologist PRN in Killeen, Texas


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Speech Pathologist -  AdventHealth Central Texas


Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549


Our team members are nationally recognized for delivering the highest level of care. We offer the latest advances in medicine and provide uncommon compassion as part of our faith-based approach to wellness. Our employees make a difference on a higher level by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. At AdventHealth Central Texas & AdventHealth Rollins Brook, you will receive a competitive salary while experiencing the freedom to deliver the best care for patients’ bodies, minds, and spirits in a way you feel passionate about. There is no better place to make a true impact in the lives of others.


Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX


  • Located in the heart of Texas, AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook provide care for the citizens of Bell, Coryell and Lampasas counties.

  • Both AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook are committed to reinvesting in the community by offering the services, technologies and facilities to set the standard with the continually changing healthcare industry.

  • As a member of our team of more than 1,000 employees you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth while working in an environment that is centered around our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.


 


Work Hours/Shift:


PRN


Alternating weekends - possible weekday coverage for planned PDO of team members

 


You Will Be Responsible For:


  • Performs SLP evaluations; establishes patient goals based on evaluation results, and develops therapeutic plans to achieve established goals.

  • With concurrence of referring / attending physician, implements SLP therapeutic plans.

  • Provides high quality patient care and treatment to facilitate achievement of patient goals, maximize patient functional abilities, and optimize patient outcomes and quality of life.

  • Effectively communicates with referring/attending Physician, patient / family and other patient care team members to ensure coordination and continuity of care.

  • Accurately and promptly completes medical record data entry to document patient progress; accurately and promptly completes patient charge entry to support billing for services provided.

  • Maintains knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related to professional license, and ensures continuous compliance.

  • Supports the mission, standards and goals of AdventHealth and the Rehabilitation Department by demonstrating behaviors and attitudes consistent with a Christian healing ministry.


Qualifications


What You Will Need:


  • Basic knowledge and skills in SLP evaluation techniques.

  • Basic knowledge and skills in SLP treatment techniques.

  • Must be graduate of a college-based or university-based Speech-Language Pathology training program accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

  • Must have earned a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Disorders, or similar.

  • Experience in adult and pediatric patient populations.

  • Must have a current Texas Speech-Language Pathologist License.

  • Must have ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech-Language Pathology.

  • May provide clinical supervision to SLP Clinical Fellow.


 


Job Summary:


Provides speech-language pathology (SLP) services within the scope of a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist as defined by the Texas Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology practice act (Texas Occupations Code, Title 3, Subtitle G, Chapter 401) and the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.  Primarily provides SLP services in inpatient settings, but may also provide services in inpatient and/or long-term-care settings.  May provide services to pediatric, adult and/or geriatric patient populations. Performs SLP evaluations; establishes patient goals based on evaluation results, and develops SLP therapy plans to achieve established goals.  Upon concurrence of referring / attending physician, implements SLP therapy plans.  Provides high quality patient care and treatment to facilitate achievement of patient goals, maximize patient functional abilities, and optimize patient outcomes and quality of life. 


 



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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