Speech Language Pathologist - FT - O/P Rehab

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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

UT Soutwestern University Medical Center Dallas, TX

Company
UT Soutwestern University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
523935
AJE Ref #
575839124
Location
Dallas, TX
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

SECURITY
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This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

SALARY
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Salary Negotiable

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
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Masters, or doctorate from accredited program in_Speech Pathology. New graduates are welcome. Licensed to_practice Speech Pathology in state of Texas and active CPR or BCLS certification required.**

JOB DUTIES
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Demonstrates knowledge of therapeutic principles and practices good clinical judgement and does not compromise patient's or another's safety, while at same time maximizes patient's treatment potential.
Identifies and records problem areas on evaluation. Projects reasonable goals with realistic time frames.
Analyzes and designs treatment plans based on patient problems and goals. Determines if planned treatment is effective and progresses patient in timely fashion.
Prepares for patient discharge in organized and effective manner. Displays good knowledge of patient's resources and needs.
Records patient's progress in concise, accurate, and timely manner.
Organizes patient treatment time and unscheduled time efficiently.
Assists willingly in coverage of other patients.
Assists in on-job training, education, and supervision of therapy technicians, students, and/or nursing.
Performs other related duties assigned.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

Evaluation and treatment of patients with speech dysfunction, swallowing difficulties and cognitive impairment.

Experience with VitalStim preferred.

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability..