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Pediatric Speech/Language Pathologist

Pulaski, Tennessee

Req ID 7415-2607 Post Date May. 15, 2023 CategoryTherapists FacilitySouthern Tennessee Regional Health System - Pulaski

Pediatric Speech Pathologist

We specialize in helping children grow and reach their potential with supportive physical, occupational, and speech therapy services.

The work we do requires determination, empathy, patience, and the natural desire to do what’s right, day in and day out while providing opportunities for you to grow, thrive, and reach your own potential.

Provides speech therapy services to assigned groups of pediatric patients by performing the following duties.

Identifies patient care needs through evaluation and establishes professional rapport with patients in order to achieve desired patient outcomes.

Establishes an environment of care and compassion in order to provide emotional, psychological and physical support to patients and families.

Assures quality patient care by established best-practices and standards of care, measuring functional outcomes, making changes to the patients plan of care as needed, following our hospital philosophies, standards of practice and standards of care set forth by the TN Board of Speech Therapy.

Assisting in resolution of patient concern through use of multidisciplinary team strategies.

Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with the procedures, rules and regulations set forth by this facility; requests assistance from other staff when needed to accomplish this.

Documents patient care services accurately and promptly utilizing the electronic medical record.

Maintains patient confidentiality and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

Ensures operation of equipment by following manufacturers recommendations/instructions, reporting need for repair, evaluating new equipment and techniques for use.

Maintains needed supplies by monitoring stock levels for future use and needs, using supplies and equipment as needed to perform job duties.

Maintains professional and technical knowledge through continued education, review of professional publication and participating in learning opportunities provided by the facility.

Maintains a collaborative relationship with team members by communication information, responding to requests, reviewing information sent via emails, building rapport with team members through participation in inter-disciplinary problem technique such as Briefs, Debriefs, patient safety huddle and executive patient safety rounding.

Demonstrates the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw reasonable/valid conclusions regarding patient care.

Maintains competencies based on the departmental specific skills checklist.

Minimum Education
Minimal of Masters of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology. Knowledge of principles and practice of speech therapy.

Required Skills
Promotes and restores patients health by evaluating and administering treatment in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability, collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members.

Required Skills
□ Basic Life Support (BLS) □ Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) □ Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) □ Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) □ Perioperative Nurse (CNOR) □Other__________________________ □Other_________________________

Required Skills
Licenses: Current licensure by the State of Tennessee to practice Speech Therapy.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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