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McLeod Health Speech Language Pathologist - PRN in Florence, South Carolina

Speech Language Pathologist - PRN

Tracking Code

20193996

Job Description

  • 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

Required Skills

Qualifications/Training:

  • Zero to one year of related work experience.

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • Active SC LLR License and ASHA certification

Physical Requirements: Refer to Occupational Risk Assessment

Job Location

Florence, South Carolina, United States

Position Type

PRN

Position Type Details

PRN

Physical Address

McLeod Pavilion, 801 E Cheves Street

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