HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Language Pathologist PRN in Tamarac, Florida

Speech Language Pathologist University Hospital & Medical Center Tamarac, FL

Facility Description:

At University Hospital and Medical Center, it's all about community. For almost 40 years we've transformed right alongside the South Florida community we serve. Today, we're a 317-bed facility that is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Our team includes nearly 1,000 healthcare professionals and 550 physicians. We invite you to make our team even stronger.

University Hospital & Medical Center has been honored by being nationally recognized with many prestigious awards and accolades, including: awarded the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission, designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, awarded the Disease Specific Care Certification for Orthopedic Joint Replacement and received the Five Star Excellence Award in Emergency Services.

/University Hospital & Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for four consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!/


Job Description

  • Identifies self to patient by name and profession, explains rationale for service prior to SLP evaluation/treatment

  • Includes patient in care planning process when reasonable.

  • Provides for patient safety at all times

  • Responds to request for service in a timely manner and initiates SLP treatment when appropriate as per established criteria for SLP referral

  • Contacts physician for clarification when there is a question concerning prescribed patient orders

  • Communicates inappropriate referrals to physician and obtains D/C order when indicated

  • Prior to SLP evaluation, reviews patient record and assesses impact of available information on the assessment and treatment process

  • Conducts a thorough initial assessment of the patient to determine speech/language/oral-motor deficits

  • Develops and implements an individualized Plan of Care containing achievable/functional goals, timeframes and treatment methods

  • Develops Plan of Care based on evaluation, reason for referral and team interaction/collaboration

  • Provides ongoing assessment of patient and revises treatment program as needed based on patient response

  • Post-Graduate Degree REQ

  • Florida Speech Pathologist license req.

  • BLS req.

  • 1-3 years of exp pref.

Title: Speech Language Pathologist PRN

Location: Florida-Tamarac-University Hospital - Broward County

Requisition ID: 01645-4241