Tenet Healthcare Speech Therapist Per Diem Days in Tucson, Arizona
Speech Therapist Per Diem Days - 2105034126
Helping people feel better isn’t just about the treatment we give – the relationships we create and the compassion we share are just as important. Carondelet hospitals make a difference in the lives of our communities and the lives of those we work alongside every day. We know it takes a special person to work in healthcare, and we are committed to providing our people with an enriching and rewarding environment.
From your first day, you’ll be part of a group of some of the most talented nursing professionals united in a common goal to care for those in our community. Ready to work with awe-inspiring teammates who are dedicated to making a difference? Join us in going above and beyond.
Speech Therapist Per Diem Days Position Summary
Evaluates and treats patients requiring speech-language therapy.
Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the condition of the patient.
Educates and counsels patient and family regarding treatment plans.
Maintains clinical records and follows performance improvement recommendations.
Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from speech therapy services.
Provides information regarding appropriate support programs.
Incorporates clinical trends and make adjustments and recommendations to ensure cost-effective delivery of care and services.
Documents change of status in patient condition or physician orders.
Identifies contraindications for providing skilled therapy services.
Demonstrates knowledge of lab values, diagnostic tests, FIM scale/PAI scoring and the impact on the patient.
Seeks consultation for solutions to unusual situations or diagnoses.
Identifies and maintains required knowledge skill sets and equipment use (including: pulse oximeter, speaking valves, trachs, ventilator monitoring, videoswallow chair, DVD equipment, thickening agents, computer, wheelchairs, gait belts, patient beds and call systems) to deliver quality patient care.
Serves as a preceptor/mentor for students and staff, as appropriate.
THE SPEECH THERAPIST PER DIEM DAYS CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE.
License Required: Valid state license, AZ Dept. of Health Services / Division of Licensing Services.
Certification Required: Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) until completion of requirements. Basic Life Support (BLS).
Certification Preferred: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence with completion of CFY. Specialty areas.
Required: Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
Job : Therapy and Rehabilitation
Primary Location : AZ-Tucson
Hospital/Facility : Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Job Type: : PT2Y
Shift Type: : Days
Req ID: 2105034126