Speech Language Pathologist - SLP- PRN_Days

US-LA-Bossier City
6 days ago
Job ID
2017-6736
Division
Long Term Acute Care (LTAC)

Overview

 

Who We Are

 

Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading healthcare company committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service.    Cornerstone operates long-term acute care hospitals under the Cornerstone and Solara brand names in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arizona, Arkansas and West Virginia.

 

Why Work for Us?

 

Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.

 

Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and ingrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day.

 

 

Responsibilities

The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for the assessment of referred patients, ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric who are experiencing medically complex conditions or medical surgical conditions requiring rehabilitation and/or wound care needs.

 

The Speech Language Pathologist duties include:

 

  • Conduct appropriate evaluations, assesses and identifies equipment needs relative to to speech/language function.
  • Identifies functional speech defeats and establishes aplan of care to improve patient's function.
  • Administers speech therapy program utilizing specializing therapeutic technique and/or equipment.
  • Recommends communication devices/aid as indicated.
  • Documents the course of patient care including progess made and continuing need for treatment.
  • Provides patient and family caregiver education on tasks and resources that will assist with continued functional indendence.
  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate
  • Participate in case conferences, in-services and other meetings as needed ensuring coordinated and comprehensive care.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience: 

  • Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology required. 
  • Successful completion of a national exam in speech language pathology, and completion of a nine (9) month clinical fellowship (CFY), at discretion of the Rehab Director. 


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 

 

Current license for Speech Language Pathology field in state of employment.  Must maintain current Provider CPR certification throughout employment. 

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