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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016

Methodist Sugar Land, TX

Company
Methodist
Location
Sugar Land, TX
AJE Ref #
576063814
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
26273
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Summary

SUMMARY Assess and plan treatment programs for patients relevant to physical dysfunction and implement by direct or delegated care as ordered by referring physician. Serve as a professional care provider, educator, consultant and coordinator.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Evaluate patient`s level of function; develop and implement plan of treatment. 2. Monitor patient progress; maintains timely and accurate patient records. 3. Completes all patient documentation and enters charges for services provided. 4. Coordinates / collaborates with members of the medical treatment staff regarding client`s current or recommended treatment, progress and discharge planning. 5. Ensures proper scheduling of patients to maximize utilization of time. 6. Participates in individual and staff development and expansion of services. 7. Assists in development and marketing of speech language pathology services to appropriate population. 8. Demonstrates the componets of the I CARE values statement (Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence). 9. Demonstrates Service PRIDE Standards (smiles and makes eye contact; greets each patient and visitor; seeks out patient and visitor contact; displays appropriate body language at all times; takes 5 minutes each day to go above and beyond for 1 patient or visitor; honors diversity; thanks every customer). 10. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports all accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace. 11. Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Have 5 years of general experience including acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation settings. Demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work as a team member and to be able to work independently. Ability to assess and teat adults and/or pediatric patients with communication and swallowing disorders. Demonstrates good computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Work and Excel programs.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED Current Texas license as a Speech-language Pathologist. Certified by the American Speech-language Pathology and Audiology Association. Current American Heart Association BLS required.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

1. Demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills.
2. Ability to work as a team member and to be able to work independently.
3. Ability to assess and teat adults and/or pediatric patients with communication and swallowing disorders.
4. Demonstrates good computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Work and Excel programs.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Overview

At Houston Methodist, Leading Medicine is more than a description of what we do; it's who we are. We take our responsibility as Houston's premier health care system seriously, and with a national reputation for excellence in patient care, innovation and research, we hold ourselves and the careers we build to a higher standard. Our culture is diverse, dynamic and challenging. We believe in our I Care Values and conduct ourselves with Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect for others and a commitment to Excellence. Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.

Company Size:
5,001-10,000 Employees
Industry
Health Care
Founded:
1919
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Headquarters:
8100 Greenbriar
Houston, TX 77030

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