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Speech Therapist PRN

Medical City Denton - Denton, Texas

Job Code: 06251-94703

PRN/Per Diem

PRN

Speech Therapist
PRN (As Needed) - Weekend Rotations and Vacation Coverage

Position Summary:
It is the responsibility of each employee to maximize the resources of the hospital. As a member of the Medical City Denton team, the employee makes a significant contribution to the public’s perception of the hospital.  The employee performs all services as they may relate to patient care/treatment with consideration for the age/condition of the patient.  The employee performs additional task/activities as assigned. 

Education:
Masters Degree

Licensure/certification/registration: 
Texas SLP license
ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP)
Vital Stim Certification
BLS

Experience:
Experience in post acute and acute care services and with communicative and/or swallowing disorders and associated assessment and treatment

MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Manage stress appropriately
Make decisions under pressure
Manage anger/fear/hostility/violence of others
Handle multiple priorities
Work alone
Work in areas that are confined and/or crowded

HAZARDS
Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
Exposure to extreme conditions, hot/cold
Exposure to dust/fumes/helicopter
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to x-ray/electromagnetic energy
Exposure to high pitched noises
Gaseous risk exposure
Exposure to communicable diseases
Exposure to potential electric shock

Category System For Potential Contact With Blood, Body Fluids or Tissues:  Category I, II  or III
Category I = High risk:  Job or activity can reasonably anticipate that regular contact with blood, body fluids or  tissues is likely.

WORKING CONDITIONS
INSIDE Spends approximately 75% or more of time inside.  Inside work has good ventilation, comfortable temperature

WORK POSITIONS:
40% Sitting
20% Standing
40% Walking

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  
MEDIUM WORK - Lifting 50-lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighting up to 25 lbs.
OTHER - Ability to lift, push and pull with assistance (mechanical or co-worker), the weight of the average patient specific to the department

Last Edited: 09/12/2017

 

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