Speech Language Pathologist - $60/hr

Corp Christi, TX

Category: Allied Health Job Number: 3041 Pay Rate: 60.00

Job Description

Speech Language Pathologist 
 Corpus Christi TX 
13 week contract
40 hours weekly Mon- Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm 
$60/hr 
POSITION SUMMARY

Examines, tests, diagnoses and administers remedial treatments for patients with speech and hearing disorders. Evaluates patients regarding the application of a wide variety of therapeutic techniques for rehabilitation of speech, language, hearing, and oral motor disorders. Records speech samples and conducts phonetic analyses of speech ability. Documents test results and recommends remedial treatment. Performs evaluations with special attention to receptive and expressive language skills, speech fluency, vocal and oral motor competence, articulation and auditory skills. Confers with associates and institutes treatment utilizing corrective exercises and special equipment. Maintains active and support communication with the patient regarding progress, problems, home programs and other issues related to the therapeutic process. 

CORE COMPETENCIES

Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Collaborate- Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
Customer focus- Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Nimble learning- Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.
Demonstrates self-awareness- Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses. 
Communicates effectively- Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Decision quality- Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

 The Speech Pathologist is directly responsible to the manager/coordinator and/or his or her designee.  Assists with the direction, utilization, supervision, instruction, and evaluation of supportive staff, volunteers, and students utilized in the department/facility.  Responsible for interpreting and carrying out the prescription of the physician; receiving and writing verbal orders from physicians, nurse practitioners, and/or physician assistants in accordance with practice act guidelines; good public relations; protection of confidential data; economic use of time; equipment and supplies; and safety and welfare of patients and other associates.  Performs other diverse duties as requested.  

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

A.    Education/Skills
•    Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Speech Language Pathology.  

B.    Experience
•    New graduates are accepted for this position, although experience is preferred.
•    Intern supervision can be arranged for Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY). 

C.    Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
•    Texas Speech Language Pathologist License, Intern Texas Speech Language Pathologist License, or eligible to obtain licensure within 30 days of hire/transfer.
•    Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) within one year of hire/transfer.
•    American Heart Association BLS 
 Quick apply on line or call Chance at 972-534-0020 ext 102 
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Meet Your Recruiter

Chance Hornbeck
Clinical Recruitment Manager

Chance has over 6 years in the Healthcare Industry, working many different positions from CMA to Hyperbaric Technologist throughout both clinical and Hospital settings. Most recently he made the transition to healthcare recruiter, where he is utilizing his outgoing personality and love of giving back, to help others like himself throughout the Medical Field. Chance gained his skills in healthcare and business by obtaining a Bachelors in Biology then continued his education by earning a Masters in Business Administration with a focus in Healthcare Administration and Management.

As a Clinical Recruitment Manager, Chance is focused on providing the best possible experience for both client and candidate. He regularly builds and maintains strong relationships while helping to provide every candidate with the best opportunities possible. By having personal experience of what it’s like to work in the industry, Chance understands what it takes to be successful and is the perfect advocate to have in your corner!

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