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PRN Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Bon Secours Health System, Inc.
Location: Greenville
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe Speech Language Pathologist is a registered professional who evaluates plans, directs and administers programs of speech therapy upon referral by the physician. He/she will deliver services consistent with Rehabilitation Services policies and procedures.Employment QualificationsEducation: Must be a graduate of an accredited program. Successful completion of appropriate Connect Care training modules for position/location. Experience: No experience required.Licensure, Registration, or Certification: Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in state of South Carolina. Rehab Services encourages participation in advanced clinical practice.Essential Job FunctionsDemonstrates basic knowledge of diagnoses seen in Speech Language Pathologist (here after SLP).Performs accurate evaluations, tests, and measurements. Documentation should reflect the need for skilled intervention and continued need for therapeutic services.Identifies short and long-term goals, rehabilitation potential, and estimates necessary length of SLP intervention.Selects appropriate therapeutic procedures and treatment diagnosis that supports medical necessity therefore maximizing patient outcomes.Consults with patients, families, and interdisciplinary team to design the plan of care and goals.Demonstrates basic skill level in the delivery of SLP procedures.Reassess patient status on an ongoing basis and revises goals and treatment plans as indicated.Participates in discharge planning.Teaches and communicates with patients, families, and interdisciplinary team to achieve SLP goals.Documents all aspects of assessment planning and treatment in the medical record in a timely and quality manner. Ensures adequacy of physician\s orders and appropriateness of diagnosis.Completes patient charges in a timely/accurate manner. Understands CPT codes and regulations associated with them to include - non-timed procedures, appropriate use of group, and modifiers.Adheres to Bon Secours St. Francis Health rules, regulations and policies; assists in monitoring quality improvement, infection control and safety standards. Notifies director of problems with current processes and helps to develop and implement corrective action to ensure departmental effectiveness.Provides supervision of professional staff and support personnel as outlined in organizational chart; provides orientation of new personnel, students and/or volunteers; facilitates staff development/competency programs; participates in the staff retention and recruitment activities.Participate in inter and intra-departmental in-service training; participates in task forces as directed by Director; alerts Director of problems identified with departmental processes and assists in rectifying problems and creating new processes as indicated; attends meetings as requested by Director.Attends staff meetings/huddles for the purpose of revising policy, discussing problems, continuing education, etc. Participates in task forces or other hospital-wide committees as requested by Director. Acts as a liaison between other departments, medical staff, etc.Prepare, present and participate in educational programs as assigned by the Director. Assists in marketing and program development activities for Rehab Services. Achieves and maintains BLS certification Adheres to Bon Secours St. Francis Rehab professional behavior policy.May require local travel. Special Note : Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient\s status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient\s requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures. Patient population served : Provides patient care to neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. Other Job FunctionsWill abide by standard of practice and code of ethics for licensure of the state in which he/she practices.Maintains professional development by participating in literature review, current trends, professional affiliations, conferences and lectures, etc.Provides excellent customer service for internal and external customers.Participates in process improvement education and activities as requested.Maintains professional behavior according to standards and policy.Other duties as assigned by Director.Working ConditionsFrequently subject to varying and unpredictable stressful situations.Requires judgment/action which could result in death of patient. Occasionally perform emergency care. Handles emergency and crisis situations.Be able to operate computer to implement orders and communicate information.Any duties that are required to maintain good patient care and maintain safety of area.Frequent public contact.Staff has access to storage areas with minimal risk medications while performing job duties as assigned.Handles oxygen and may disconnect oxygen from the portable tank and insert into the wall oxygen. The amount of oxygen will be determined by handoff communication or review of physician order.Travels outside the office in all weather conditions. Special Note : The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials. Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control. Special Note : The individual performing this job may be exposed to radiation. A radiation badge will be issued to those having planned exposed to radiation per the imagining dept. Additional protective equipment is available and is to be worn (apron, goggles, collar).Office Equipment UsedUsual office equipment - copier, printer, scanner, computer, telephone and fax.Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with: Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans Prescription drug coverage Flexible spending accounts Life insurance w/AD Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible Paid time off Educational Assistance And much more *Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusScheduled Weekly Hours:0.01Work Shift: OtherDepartment: Rehab Unit - St. Francis - DowntownAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you\d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement forMercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at .

Keywords: Bon Secours Health System, Inc., Greenville , PRN Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Greenville, South Carolina

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