Responsible for testing and evaluation procedures on patients to asses disabilities, injuries and diseases as related to speech and/or swallowing disorders as prescribed by a licensed physician. Administers a variety of therapeutic techniques as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore functional independence and improve quality of life. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of function, while learning to live with the limits of their capabilities. The staff therapist coordinates delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (CNA, etc). The staff therapist participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Ensures that patient charges are accurate and are entered on a timely basis. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training and preventative maintenance, organizational safety and fire safety programs.
Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities)
Current CPR certification.
Basic computer knowledge.
Experience in Acute Care
Experience in Video Fluoroscopy Swallowing Evaluation
Experience in Advance Dysphagia & Vitalstim Electrical Stimulation
Experience in Tracheotomy/Ventilator dependant patients
Current FL Licensed Speech language Pathologist
Ability to communicate effectively in English.
Strong written and verbal skills.
Job: Speech Therapy
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Hialeah Hospital
Job Type: PT1
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 1905035186
About Hialeah Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.