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Memorial Hermann Health System

SLP, Part-time (Thu-Sat) - Memorial City

Houston, Texas

Overview

Welcome to Memorial Hermann where each of our more than 27,000 employees and 6,700 affiliated physicians share a commitment to helping one another, our patients and our communities. Here, you’ll work alongside the best professionals in the business with the goal of providing the best care possible. We offer an employment experience like no other, and we’ve proudly served this community for more than 110 years. At Memorial Hermann, the health of our community is always at the center of what we do.

  • Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN
  • Job Level: Mid
  • Travel: No
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– Amanda J., Patient Care Technician

TOTAL REWARDS

  • Health Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid time off

  • Certification reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Student Loan Repayment

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title SLP, Part-time (Thu-Sat) - Memorial City Location 921 Gessner Road, Houston, TX 77024 Category Rehabilitation Services Type Part time Requisition 100114145 Date posted 09/14/2021

At Memorial Hermann, we’re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary

Position responsible for the evaluation and rehabilitation of patients of all ages with communication and oral-pharyngeal disorders of functional or neurological origin, in order to facilitate the development and maintenance of human communication and swallowing ability. Documents findings, progress and instruction to patients and caregivers. Serves as resource to Speech Pathologist Is. Assists Level III speech pathologists and leadership with program development. Provides training and guidance to students and interns.

Job Description

Schedule

Thursday – Saturday

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduate degree in Speech/Language Pathology from an accredited university-based speech/language pathology program

Licenses/Certifications: Current license to practice speech/language pathology by the State Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology for Texas. Current certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Current certification in Basic Life Support

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Must have at least two (2) years experience.
  • The position requires occasional lifting and carrying of up to 30 pounds; prolonged standing; frequent walking, stooping and squatting. Fine hand dexterity, eye-hand coordination, the ability to receive oral and written communication, and to communicate verbally and in writing are also necessary. The visual ability to monitor instruments, computers and equipment, recognize alphanumeric characters, distinguish colors and observe physical characteristics are essential to this position.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Graduate degree in Speech/Language Pathology from an accredited university-based speech/language pathology program
  • Must have two (2) years of experience.
  • Current license to practice speech/language pathology by the State Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology for Texas.
  • Current certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support
  • The position requires occasional lifting and carrying of up to 30 pounds; prolonged standing; frequent walking, stooping and squatting.  Fine hand dexterity, eye-hand coordination, the ability to receive oral and written communication, and to communicate verbally and in writing are also necessary.  The visual ability to monitor instruments, computers and equipment, recognize alphanumeric characters, distinguish colors and observe physical characteristics are essential to this position.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Assumes responsibility in the care of the patient.  Performs complete, comprehensive evaluation of patients with a physician’s referral.  Accurately interprets evaluation findings.  Completes a written plan of care, develops goals based on evaluation findings, and develops a comprehensive program to attain goals.
  • Implements a speech/language pathology treatment program.  Re-assess patient status and alters treatment goals, plan, and program as needed. Motivates and instructs patient/caregivers using appropriate methods
  • Communicates effectively with staff, patients/caregivers and professional colleagues to include physicians and insurance companies. 
  • Manages time effectively.
  • Documents appropriately in the medical record and completes other documentation duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Serve as a clinical resource, mentor, and clinical instructor to staff, students, hospital, schools and/or the community in general. 
  • Actively pursues clinical expertise in specific treatment techniques or management of a particular patient population.
  •  Actively participates in organized system/facility/departmental committees and taskforces.
  • Present education/in-services/journal reviews to colleagues, peers, and/or the community
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization;
  • Other duties as assigned.
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