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Speech Therapist (PRN)-Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital

Company: Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION Plans and implements specific treatment programs for assigned patients according to the principles and practices of speech therapy. Examines, tests and administers treatments for patients with speech disorders. Evaluates patients regarding the application of a wide variety of therapeutic techniques for rehabilitation of speech disorders. Collaborates with interdisciplinary treatment team. Job is performed appropriately for the age population served as defined in the department's scope of service.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include, but are not limited to:
1. Completes patient assessments and treatments.
* Assesses patient, plans and implements treatment, periodically evaluates patient's progress toward goals and documents patient related assessments and treatments.
* Plans and implements treatment programs based on evaluation results, discharge goals, and interdisciplinary team patient goals.
* Provides patient and family teaching, including specific exercise and motor learning to improve strength, endurance, coordination, self-care training, and sensory stimulation. Provides home programs.
* Adapts environment to facilitate patient's progress.
* Utilizes technology effectively to maximize patient gains.

2. Documents Care Provided
* Documents patient records, billing procedures, and productivity management, as required, adhering to department documentation standards in patient care.

3. Promotes Team Approach
* Works cooperatively with team members to assure a comprehensive interdisciplinary patient
program and discharge goals, participating in interdisciplinary team conferences, patient
planning, patient related conferences and meetings for patients.
* Assesses and implements discharge planning activities and makes appropriate
recommendations regarding discharge needs, including home evaluations and equipment
orders when necessary.
* Works with outside vendors and case managers to order patient specific equipment when
funding has been verified.
* Provides staff training to promote patient progress re: equipment, transfers, mobility, etc.

4. Promotes education and participates department tasks.
* Attends continuing education for licensure requirements and keeps abreast of current/new
treatment approaches and/or equipment.
* Attends mandatory meetings, and assists other departments as needed.
* Participates in department management tasks; supervises and/or provides in-services and
training for licensed assistants, rehab tech, students, hospital staff, and volunteers.
* Offers suggestions for process improvement; recommends to the supervisor/manager
equipment and/or supplies that may enhance Rehab Program.

5. Performs other duties and special projects as required.
* Completes assigned projects by due date.Louisiana State licensure required.
CPR Certified.
ASHA CCC or CFY Preferred.

Keywords: Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Baton Rouge , Speech Therapist (PRN)-Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital, Healthcare , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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