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Position Responsibilities: - Administering therapy modalities which include, but are not limited to, Hand held Nebulizer (HHN), HHN via metered dose inhaler (HHN/MDI), Intrapulmonary Percussive Ventilation (IPV), Chest Physical Therapy (CPT), Pentamidine therapy. Medication administration may be included during these therapy modalities - Administering medical gas therapy including oxygen and Helium-Oxygen Therapy (HeO2. - Performing ventilation therapies, including maintenance and management of life support systems. These therapies are comprised of non-invasive and invasive ventilation therapies, as well as transport of ventilator patients to diagnostic procedures - Performs physiological monitoring and diagnostic testing including, ABG puncture, bronchoscopy assistance, pulmonary function testing, bedside PFT's, metabolic monitoring, apnea monitoring, transcutaneous monitoring, capnography, and pulse oximetry and sleep apnea assessment. - Performs specialized procedures which including but are not limited to, CPR, bronchial lavage, transport, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, artificial and tracheostomy airway care, and body mechanics/ambulation. Permanent or temporary assignment may be made to the Pulmonary Function Lab to perform diagnostic procedures to identify and quantify dysfunction by spirometry, gas diffusion, and body plethysmography - Documenting all patient care Accurately and completely in the required departmental documentation system - Serve as resource to certified respiratory therapists, preceptor for new employees, and respiratory care students - May serve as charge therapist in running the shift in absence of the supervisor
Job ID
2021-149627
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Shift
Day
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
TX-HOUSTON
Position Responsibilities: - Administering therapy modalities which include, but are not limited to, Hand held Nebulizer (HHN), HHN via metered dose inhaler (HHN/MDI), Intrapulmonary Percussive Ventilation (IPV), Chest Physical Therapy (CPT), Pentamidine therapy. Medication administration may be included during these therapy modalities - Administering medical gas therapy including oxygen and Helium-Oxygen Therapy (HeO2. - Performing ventilation therapies, including maintenance and management of life support systems. These therapies are comprised of non-invasive and invasive ventilation therapies, as well as transport of ventilator patients to diagnostic procedures - Performs physiological monitoring and diagnostic testing including, ABG puncture, bronchoscopy assistance, pulmonary function testing, bedside PFT's, metabolic monitoring, apnea monitoring, transcutaneous monitoring, capnography, and pulse oximetry and sleep apnea assessment. - Performs specialized procedures which including but are not limited to, CPR, bronchial lavage, transport, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, artificial and tracheostomy airway care, and body mechanics/ambulation. Permanent or temporary assignment may be made to the Pulmonary Function Lab to perform diagnostic procedures to identify and quantify dysfunction by spirometry, gas diffusion, and body plethysmography - Documenting all patient care Accurately and completely in the required departmental documentation system - Serve as resource to certified respiratory therapists, preceptor for new employees, and respiratory care students - May serve as charge therapist in running the shift in absence of the supervisor
Job ID
2021-149626
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Shift
Night
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
TX-HOUSTON
Position Responsibilities: - Administering therapy modalities which include, but are not limited to, Hand held Nebulizer (HHN), HHN via metered dose inhaler (HHN/MDI), Intrapulmonary Percussive Ventilation (IPV), Chest Physical Therapy (CPT), Pentamidine therapy. Medication administration may be included during these therapy modalities - Administering medical gas therapy including oxygen and Helium-Oxygen Therapy (HeO2. - Performing ventilation therapies, including maintenance and management of life support systems. These therapies are comprised of non-invasive and invasive ventilation therapies, as well as transport of ventilator patients to diagnostic procedures - Performs physiological monitoring and diagnostic testing including, ABG puncture, bronchoscopy assistance, pulmonary function testing, bedside PFT's, metabolic monitoring, apnea monitoring, transcutaneous monitoring, capnography, and pulse oximetry and sleep apnea assessment. - Performs specialized procedures which including but are not limited to, CPR, bronchial lavage, transport, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, artificial and tracheostomy airway care, and body mechanics/ambulation. Permanent or temporary assignment may be made to the Pulmonary Function Lab to perform diagnostic procedures to identify and quantify dysfunction by spirometry, gas diffusion, and body plethysmography - Documenting all patient care Accurately and completely in the required departmental documentation system - Serve as resource to certified respiratory therapists, preceptor for new employees, and respiratory care students - May serve as charge therapist in running the shift in absence of the supervisor
Job ID
2021-149614
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Shift
Varied
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Employment Type
Part Time
Location
TX-HOUSTON
Under the guidance of the Market Director of Respiratory Services, established departmental policies and procedures, and specific instructions, the Registered Respiratory Therapist provides care to those suffering from acute and chronic respiratory disease. Maintains patient safety through attention to detail, equipment safety checks, adherence to department policies, and effective communication with physicians, staff and patients. Provides patient orientation, procedure explanation, and pre and post diagnostic care to completion of test. Assists patients with basic patient care needs. Displays professional, safe conduct in all interactions. Maintains positive working relationships with staff, other departments, physicians and peers. Displays conduct in support of CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial Mission & Vision.
Job ID
2021-154126
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Shift
Varied
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial - Lufkin
Employment Type
Per Diem
Location
TX-LUFKIN
Position Summary: Provides care to those suffering from acute and chronic respiratory problems. This care includes treatment, management, control, and diagnostic evaluation of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system.   Position Responsibilities: - Administering therapy modalities which include, but are not limited to, Hand held Nebulizer (HHN), HHN via metered dose inhaler (HHN/MDI), Intrapulmonary Percussive Ventilation (IPV), Chest Physical Therapy (CPT), Pentamidine therapy. Medication administration may be included during these therapy modalities. - Administering medical gas therapy including oxygen and Helium-Oxygen Therapy (HeO2). - Performing ventilation therapies, including maintenance and management of life support systems. These therapies are comprised of non-invasive and invasive ventilation therapies, as well as transport of ventilator patients to diagnostic procedures. - Performs physiological monitoring and diagnostic testing including, ABG puncture, bronchoscopy assistance, pulmonary function testing, bedside PFT's, metabolic monitoring, apnea monitoring, transcutaneous monitoring, capnography, and pulse oximetry and sleep apnea assessment. - Performs specialized procedures which including but are not limited to, CPR, bronchial lavage, transport, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, artificial and tracheostomy airway care, and body mechanics/ambulation. Permanent or temporary assignment may be made to the Pulmonary Function Lab to perform diagnostic procedures to identify and quantify dysfunction by spirometry, gas diffusion, and body plethysmography. - Documenting all patient care accurately and completely in the required departmental documentation system. - Serve as resource to certified respiratory therapists, preceptor for new employees, and respiratory care students. - May serve as charge therapist in running the shift in absence of the supervisor.
Job ID
2021-155160
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Shift
Day
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health - The Woodlands Campus
Employment Type
Part Time
Location
TX-THE WOODLANDS
$8,000 Sign On Bonus    Position Summary: Provides care to those suffering from acute and chronic respiratory problems. This care includes treatment, management, control, and diagnostic evaluation of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system.   Position Responsibilities: - Administering therapy modalities which include, but are not limited to, Hand held Nebulizer (HHN), HHN via metered dose inhaler (HHN/MDI), Intrapulmonary Percussive Ventilation (IPV), Chest Physical Therapy (CPT), Pentamidine therapy. Medication administration may be included during these therapy modalities. - Administering medical gas therapy including oxygen and Helium-Oxygen Therapy (HeO2). - Performing ventilation therapies, including maintenance and management of life support systems. These therapies are comprised of non-invasive and invasive ventilation therapies, as well as transport of ventilator patients to diagnostic procedures. - Performs physiological monitoring and diagnostic testing including, ABG puncture, bronchoscopy assistance, pulmonary function testing, bedside PFT's, metabolic monitoring, apnea monitoring, transcutaneous monitoring, capnography, and pulse oximetry and sleep apnea assessment. - Performs specialized procedures which including but are not limited to, CPR, bronchial lavage, transport, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, artificial and tracheostomy airway care, and body mechanics/ambulation. Permanent or temporary assignment may be made to the Pulmonary Function Lab to perform diagnostic procedures to identify and quantify dysfunction by spirometry, gas diffusion, and body plethysmography. - Documenting all patient care accurately and completely in the required departmental documentation system. - Serve as resource to certified respiratory therapists, preceptor for new employees, and respiratory care students. - May serve as charge therapist in running the shift in absence of the supervisor.
Job ID
2020-146646
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Shift
Night
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health - The Woodlands Campus
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
TX-THE WOODLANDS
JOB SUMMARY • Performs all aspects of respiratory care to patients of all age groups under the direction of a qualified physician to ensure excellent quality care to all customers. ACCOUNTABILITIES • ESSENTIAL 1. Verifies physician orders to carry out all aspects of respiratory care, and documents all respiratory activity, to ensure excellent quality care to all customers. 2. Cleans and assembles equipment, and ensures supply stock levels to meet patient care commitments. 3. Educates and instructs patient, patient's family, and team members on therapeutic and diagnostic procedures to ensure excellent communication to all customers. 4. Possesses life saving skills for all age groups, while maintaining health care provider certification, to provide quality care to patients. 5. Collaborates with team members to enhance and promote a team effort to provide timely and effective patient care. 6. Fulfills continuing education requirements and maintains current licensure to maintain required qualifications. 7. Exhibits an understanding of St. Joseph Health System's philosophy and treats people of different ethnic, spiritual, moral, and cultural beliefs fairly and with dignity, to ensure alignment with the organization's mission and values. 8. Demonstrates the ability to understand and follow all safety policies and procedures to maintain a safe environment for all customers. 9. Responsible for all Respiratory and other assigned processes specific to St. Joseph College Station Emergency Room. • OTHER 0. Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s needs.
Job ID
2020-132426
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Shift
Day
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Joseph College Station Hospital
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
TX-COLLEGE STATION
The Speech Language Pathologist will assess present and potential problems, needs and resources of the patient utilizing standardized testing, observation and review of medical records. The Speech Pathologist will plan and implement patient treatment and administers therapy sessions according to the plan of treatment and patient tolerance levels.   - Evaluate hearing or speech and language test results, barium swallow results, or medical or background information to diagnose and plan treatment for speech, language, fluency, voice, or swallowing disorders - Maintain proper documentation such patient information, initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge - Demonstrates competence with clinical skills necessary to provide care appropriately to all the patient groups served by the speech language pathology service - Monitor patients' progress and adjust treatments accordingly #missioncritical
Job ID
2020-136641
Department
Outpatient Rehabilitation
Shift
Day
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Brazosport
Employment Type
Part Time
Location
TX-LAKE JACKSON
JOB SUMMARY - The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is responsible for maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice following the guidelines of the State of Texas Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. The SLP delivers quality therapy services to patients of all age groups by performing evaluations and developing individual treatment plans and goals to maximize functional outcomes. The SLP actively participates in discharge planning, implements the treatment program, and reassesses treatment results. Services are delivered within the framework of an interdisciplinary team approach, including significant others, and the patient. These services are delivered in compliance with St. Joseph Regional Rehabilitation Center's mission, ethical standards, and policies and procedures.  ACCOUNTABILITIES - ESSENTIAL - Establishes and demonstrates appropriate therapeutic procedures based upon goals set for patient and treatment disorder.  Regulates rehabilitation guidelines for diet consistencies and swallow precautions.   - Utilizes objective tests and measures appropriately for varying diagnoses.  Establishes appropriate treatment plans and goals with specified time frames. - Maintains timely and accurate medical records.  Records legibly in patient charts.  Completes reports in an organized, thorough and timely manner.  Completes all tasks requested by the Lead Speech-Language Pathologist in a timely manner. - Fosters communication with other therapists, physicians, nurses, volunteers, patients and families and other hospital personnel to establish department support.  Attends and provides quality input to team conferences, departmental meetings and other hospital meetings.   - Attends departmental and hospital in-services. Attends one seminar/conference annually. - Provides department specific orientation to new employees as instructed by the Lead Speech-Language Pathologist. Provides dysphagia education to new nursing employees through nursing orientation. Assists in teaching/training new/current rehabilitation techs/nursing assistants. - Completes all patient and family education. Provides information on outside resources to meet the patient's specific needs. - OTHER - Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s needs.
Job ID
2021-154537
Department
Speech Language Pathology
Shift
Day
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St Joseph Health
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
TX-BRYAN
Position Responsibilities: - Evaluates, plans and Implements communication and/or swallow treatment programs according to physician referral, and/or plan of care. Designs programs to meet the patient’s oral motor/swallowing, speech/language, and cognitive needs. Applies and shares advanced knowledge of new treatment philosophies and techniques, changes in the practice act or rules, or changes affecting the healthcare industry.     - Plans and organizes work in a systematic manner to enhance patient care and departmental outcomes and achieve established productivity standards    - Promotes and Supports positive and professional customer service, while interacting with clients, guests and hospital personnel. Works collaboratively with all members of the interdisciplinary team, other departments and disciplines to assure patients and customer’s needs are met in a timely manner. Encourages the active participation of the patient and/or family in goal setting and patient/family training/education    - Provides positive and constructive feedback to enhance departmental operations. Completes all necessary documentation as outlined by departmental policy and documentation review. This includes, but is not limited to, patient care charting, charge entry, completing peer chart and peer reviews, and documenting on daily schedule    - Utilizes available information management systems to support departmental and hospital goals. This includes utilization of hospital wide e-mail, information announcements, policies, annual computer mandatories, charge entry, and accessing patient care related information. Access and use of information will meet hospital and information management guidelines 
Job ID
2020-138593
Department
Speech Language Pathology
Shift
Day
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Employment Type
Part Time
Location
TX-HOUSTON
Job Summary: Evaluates and treats patients with communication, speech and swallowing disorders to improve communication skills through vocal exercises and cognitive therapies in accordance with FHS policies/guidelines, regulatory requirements and the standards of the profession.   Work includes indirect patient care activities such as; documentation, scheduling, family training, attendance at rounds, interaction with the Interdisciplinary Team, participation in staff meetings, ordering supplies, and contributing to continuous quality control and performance improvement. Incumbents are also accountable for responding effectively to legal, patient rights, safety, maintenance, and emergency situations; participating in continuing education, staff development, self-directed learning and overseeing the performance of and providing performance feedback of staff, aides, students, volunteers as requested.   Essential Duties: Performs patient assessment/data collection and formulates treatment plans for individuals with disorders of cognition, communication and swallow; reviews goals and treatment plan with patient and/or caregiver. Implements and updates a treatment plan that includes: consultation with other disciplines; communication of recommendations to referral sources; and participation in team decision-making. Completes all required documentation, in an accurate and thorough manner, of speech language pathology treatment in accordance with FHS documentation standard.
Job ID
2020-130141
Department
Speech Language Pathology
Shift
Day
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Employment Type
Part Time
Location
WA-FEDERAL WAY
Job Summary:  Dynamic team of highly skilled and collaborative clinicians working to cover an Adult population for Inpatient & OP needs of a 240 bed Level II Trauma center. - Evaluates and treats patients with communication, speech and swallowing disorders to improve communication skills through vocal exercises and cognitive therapies in accordance with FHS policies/guidelines, regulatory requirements and the standards of the profession.  Work includes indirect patient care activities such as; documentation, scheduling, family training, attendance at rounds, interaction with the Interdisciplinary Team, participation in staff meetings, ordering supplies, and contributing to continuous quality control and performance improvement. - Incumbents are also accountable for responding effectively to legal, patient rights, safety, maintenance, and emergency situations; participating in continuing education, staff development, self-directed learning and overseeing the performance of and providing performance feedback of staff, aides, students, volunteers as requested.  Essential Duties:  Performs patient assessment/data collection and formulates treatment plans for individuals with disorders of cognition, communication and swallow; reviews goals and treatment plan with patient and/or caregiver. Implements and updates a treatment plan that includes: consultation with other disciplines; communication of recommendations to referral sources; and participation in team decision-making. Completes all required documentation, in an accurate and thorough manner, of speech language pathology treatment in accordance with FHS documentation standard.  Additional Responsibilities:   Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.  
Job ID
2020-106952
Department
Speech Language Pathology
Shift
Varied
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Employment Type
Per Diem
Location
WA-TACOMA
Evaluation/Assessment Performs evaluation/assessment using critical judgement and clinical decision making. Accurately documents and interprets findings from evaluation/assessment. Coordinates objective test procedures, patient history and subjective information. Understands the importance of physiologic and social information provided in the patient's record and its impact on treatment and expected outcomes. Provides ongoing evaluation/assessment. Ensures completion of the Initial Evaluation and Discharge Summary according to department and hospital policy.  Maintains patient progress notes according to department and hospital policy.   Establishes and maintains plan of care Utilizes information about patients' pre admit/pre occurrence status to establish goals and develop treatment plan. Develops speech/language therapy treatment plan to support the patient’s goals and is reasonable given the identified problems or deficits. Evaluates and documents the patient’s response to the treatment plan and makes changes as appropriate.  Alters FIM scores as appropriate.   Maintaining Patient Treatments Obtains or verifies all physician orders for procedures/therapies. Ensures patient’s informed consent of procedures and therapies. Assures the presence of appropriate supplies/equipment to perform ordered procedure/therapies. Performs or assist in therapeutic treatment or procedures according to protocol, standards and department policy. Performs ongoing comprehensive patient assessment and documentation during therapeutic procedures. Evaluates and documents the patients response to therapy through progress or lack of progress. Monitors the patient care record for information on the patient's condition, discharge plan and other multi -disciplinary caregiver notes that are pertinent to the ongoing speech/language therapy being provided. Coordinates and documents communication between patient, patient’s family, and the multi disciplinary team to support the treatment plan. Ensures effective and wise use of resources, monitoring for cost containment.   Teaching Assesses the patient’s and significant other’s knowledge base, ability and readiness to learn based on their developmental age. Identifies and utilizes multi disciplinary team members to provide comprehensive education for patient, self and others. Incorporates teaching principles and methods appropriate to knowledge base, ability and readiness to learn and based on developmental age. Demonstrates knowledge in area of teaching and available resources for patients, student interns and staff education. Documents ongoing or completion of patient instruction/education in the patient record. Documents student intern or staff education as per facility and department policy. Evaluates the teaching process.   Leadership Participates in peer review. Provides learning opportunities and contributes to the orientation of team members, per diem personnel and students. Identifies and implements educational opportunities for the staff. Serves as a clinical instructor and role model for new employees and students. Utilizes conflict resolution to promote a cohesive team. Delegates tasks based on patient load, staffing, patient acuity and departmental needs.
Job ID
2021-153928
Department
Speech Therapy-Hha
Shift
Varied
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Vincent Health
Employment Type
Per Diem
Location
AR-LITTLE ROCK
  Expectations: - Evaluate hearing or speech and language test results, barium swallow results, or medical or background information to diagnose and plan treatment for speech, language, fluency, voice, or swallowing disorders - Maintain proper documentation such patient information, initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge - Demonstrates competence with clinical skills necessary to provide care appropriately to all the patient groups served by the speech language pathology service - Monitor patients' progress and adjust treatments accordingly  
Job ID
2020-117126
Department
Speech Therapy-Hha
Shift
Varied
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital
Employment Type
Per Diem
Location
TX-MADISONVILLE
What you’ll do: - Evaluate hearing or speech and language test results, barium swallow results, or medical or background information to diagnose and plan treatment for speech, language, fluency, voice, or swallowing disorders - Maintain proper documentation such patient information, initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge
Job ID
2020-138496
Department
Speech Language Pathology
Shift
Day
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Health Immanuel
Employment Type
Part Time
Location
NE-OMAHA
Pay Scale: $34.29 - $45.59   Shift: Part Time, Days   Job Summary:   Under the direction of the Home Health Therapist Supervisor, the Home Health/Hospice Speech/Language Pathologist is a licensed professional who is legally and ethically responsible for planning, administering and continually evaluating a corrective rehabilitative treatment program for medically referred patients.  The position requires work in critical and special care areas.  The therapist schedules, evaluates, plans and implements treatment programs according to the principles and practices of speech/language pathology.   Essential Functions: - Performs an appropriate evaluation of the patient and determines the most effective treatment plan. - Evaluates the patient by performing and interpreting tests and measures. - Plans and implements treatment program on the basis of test findings and within the parameters of the physician referral with periodic review of the plan of care. - Administers' treatments, including, but not limited to: speech disorders of articulation, fluency and voice, language disorders of loss verbal fluency, word finding difficulty, loss of grammar and syntax, auditory comprehension problems, reading difficulty, written expression and writing problems and change in cognitive skills, swallowing dysfunction e.g. dysphasia due to mechanical, paralytics, pseudobulbar, pseudo and vocal cord dysfunction, and aural disorders e.g. speech reading and auditory discrimination. - Maintains communication with physicians regarding their patient’s evaluation/treatment and progress in accordance with policy statements. - Establishes and teaches home programs that include verbal and/or written instructions as appropriate. - Participates in patient care/discharge conferences as necessary. - Applies appropriate psychological and sociological principles in motivating and instructing the patient and/or family. - Maintains documentation of evaluations and treatment in accordance with the state, federal and JCAHO departmental standards. - Discusses condition and treatment course of patients with the physician, Home Health Lead Therapist Assistant, Director of Rehabilitation Services, and Home Health/Hospice Manager when appropriate. - Schedules patients in an efficient and appropriate manner. - Possess knowledge, skills and/or flexibility to be able to perform adequately in acute medical/surgical/critical care units, outpatient, extended care facilities, and home health. - Obtains and instructs patients with augmentative communication devises as appropriate. - Communicates with interdisciplinary team members individually or at regularly scheduled case conferences, of the ongoing identified needs of the patient and any changes in the treatment plan to assure coordinated implementation of the care plan. - Complies with hospice plan of care and understands hospice philosophy of care.  Maintains contact with Hospice Patient Care Coordinator or primary RN when working with hospice patients. - Interviews patient, family, caregivers, significant others to obtain information about home environment, family relationships, health and psychosocial history.
Job ID
2021-154669
Department
Home Health
Shift
Day
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Mercy Health of Roseburg
Employment Type
Part Time
Location
OR-ROSEBURG
Pay Scale: $34.29 - $45.59 Shift: Casual Part Time, Varied Days, 8am - 5pm Job Summary:  Under the direction of the Home Health Therapist Supervisor, the Home Health/Hospice Speech/Language Pathologist is a licensed professional who is legally and ethically responsible for planning, administering and continually evaluating a corrective rehabilitative treatment program for medically referred patients.  The position requires work in critical and special care areas.  The therapist schedules, evaluates, plans and implements treatment programs according to the principles and practices of speech/language pathology.  Essential Functions: - Performs an appropriate evaluation of the patient and determines the most effective treatment plan. - Evaluates the patient by performing and interpreting tests and measures. - Plans and implements treatment program on the basis of test findings and within the parameters of the physician referral with periodic review of the plan of care. - Administers' treatments, including, but not limited to: speech disorders of articulation, fluency and voice, language disorders of loss verbal fluency, word finding difficulty, loss of grammar and syntax, auditory comprehension problems, reading difficulty, written expression and writing problems and change in cognitive skills, swallowing dysfunction e.g. dysphasia due to mechanical, paralytics, pseudobulbar, pseudo and vocal cord dysfunction, and aural disorders e.g. speech reading and auditory discrimination. - Maintains communication with physicians regarding their patient’s evaluation/treatment and progress in accordance with policy statements. - Establishes and teaches home programs that include verbal and/or written instructions as appropriate. - Participates in patient care/discharge conferences as necessary. - Applies appropriate psychological and sociological principles in motivating and instructing the patient and/or family. - Maintains documentation of evaluations and treatment in accordance with the state, federal and JCAHO departmental standards. - Discusses condition and treatment course of patients with the physician, Home Health Lead Therapist Assistant, Director of Rehabilitation Services, and Home Health/Hospice Manager when appropriate. - Schedules patients in an efficient and appropriate manner. - Possess knowledge, skills and/or flexibility to be able to perform adequately in acute medical/surgical/critical care units, outpatient, extended care facilities, and home health. - Obtains and instructs patients with augmentative communication devises as appropriate. - Communicates with interdisciplinary team members individually or at regularly scheduled case conferences, of the ongoing identified needs of the patient and any changes in the treatment plan to assure coordinated implementation of the care plan. - Complies with hospice plan of care and understands hospice philosophy of care.  Maintains contact with Hospice Patient Care Coordinator or primary RN when working with hospice patients. - Interviews patient, family, caregivers, significant others to obtain information about home environment, family relationships, health and psychosocial history.  
Job ID
2020-107068
Department
Home Health
Shift
Day
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Mercy Health of Roseburg
Employment Type
Per Diem
Location
OR-ROSEBURG
  Expectations: - Evaluate hearing or speech and language test results, barium swallow results, or medical or background information to diagnose and plan treatment for speech, language, fluency, voice, or swallowing disorders - Maintain proper documentation such patient information, initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge - Demonstrates competence with clinical skills necessary to provide care appropriately to all the patient groups served by the speech language pathology service - Monitor patients' progress and adjust treatments accordingly
Job ID
2020-115926
Department
Speech Language Pathology
Shift
Varied
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St Joseph Health
Employment Type
Per Diem
Location
TX-BRYAN
Job Summary   This position is responsible for the coordination, supervision and evaluation of the respiratory therapy services at the assigned CHI-Franciscan facility in accordance with established guidelines, professional standards and applicable regulatory requirements. An incumbent may perform patient care activities within scope of licensure as necessary. If assigned to including providing advanced respiratory care involving both therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Work includes:   1) supervising assigned staff (e.g. hiring, training, scheduling and evaluating) engaged in respiratory care activities in accordance with professional standards and established clinical protocols; 2) identifying opportunities to streamline current operations to better meet quality and customer service standards/objectives; 3) problem-solving, troubleshooting and appropriate escalation of issues to higher-level management; 4) researching new technologies for other functions that provide respiratory care services; and 5) supervising the work of respiratory therapists. An incumbent may perform some patient care activities within scope of licensure on an incidental basis as needed. Work requires knowledge of the concepts, professional standards and methodologies applicable to the respiratory care discipline, and of applicable regulatory requirements sufficient to ensure quality and compliant patient interactions and interventions care; exercise judgment/critical thinking in applying clinical guidelines and standards to determine the appropriate level of care, intensity of service, length of stay and place of service.   Also requires expertise in supervising and evaluating the work of subordinate clinical staff. An incumbent works with higher level management on the implementation of significant changes in clinical standards, protocols and/or work flow. Occasional travel between facilities may be required. If assigned to the NICU, work also includes: 1) attending to high risk deliveries in the Level II and Level III NICU; 2) providing training to facilitate standardization of respiratory therapy-related supplies, equipment and procedures; and 3) participation in the Neonatal Transport Service Team.   Essential Duties OPERATIONS - Supervises daily respiratory care operations of the assigned facility to facilitate the safe and appropriate delivery of diagnostic and/or therapeutic patient care, facilitate achievement of clinical core measurement scores and to ensure that all activities are conducted in a timely and cost-effective manner and in compliance with organizational values, professional standards, internal policies/standards/procedures and/or applicable legal/regulatory requirements. - Oversees the resolution of daily clinical, administrative and operational issues, and monitors/troubleshoots service recovery and other escalated concerns, resolving within defined scope of responsibility; implements and enforces quality control/quality assurance and productivity standards. - Ensures that applicable standards, protocols and procedures are understood and followed by all stakeholders; monitors and audits related documentation to ensure conformance with established standards relating to timeliness, and accuracy; prepares periodic productivity reports and program updates for review of higher-level authority. - In coordination with facility and/or respiratory therapy leadership, develops and/or implements uniform clinical guidelines and policies for respiratory care regionally to facilitate standardization and consistent practice. - Works with facility and/or respiratory therapy leadership to develop, train and establish a team capable of providing all aspects of respiratory care in the transport environment; assists in the development and maintenance of clinical protocols, policies and procedures and clinical guidelines for respiratory care in the transport environment. If assigned to the NICU, maintains supplies and equipment utilized by the transport service. - Provides education and clinical/technical support to respiratory therapy staff and to staff members of other departments with regard to the introduction of new technology, including orientation of new employees.   STAFF SUPERVISION AND DEVELOPMENT: - Schedules, supervises and evaluates the work of assigned clinical staff in accordance with established procedures; assists in identifying adequate staffing levels for appropriate coverage to meet budgetary and operational objectives; provides on-the-job training and ensures that staff are qualified and properly trained to perform assigned job duties; - Prioritizes patient load and assigns staff to address urgent and non-urgent patient care needs as identified by the multidisciplinary clinical team; approves rescheduling and replacement staff for assigned work unit in accordance with established standards; approves timecards. - Interviews job candidates and makes employment and other personnel recommendations in accordance with established guidelines; orients new employees and holds regular staff meetings to keep staff appraised of all matters relevant to successful job performance; approves timecards; - Communicates performance standards, assesses clinical competency and evaluates employee performance; counsels employees, providing constructive feedback and recognizing results achieved; participates in performance management activities. - Resolves technical issues referred by subordinates as beyond their scope of authority. - Performs respiratory patient care to include therapeutic and diagnostic procedures (e.g.Aerosol Therapy, ABGs, ETTs, Bronchus, ECGs, CPT, Vent Care, CPAP/BIPAP therapy, etc.) and related protocols in accordance with all department safety, risk management and procedural standards; monitors patients for adverse reaction and takes timely and appropriate corrective action. - Under the direction of NNP, performs activities relating to ventilator/CPAP/Airway management, surfactant replacement and all other modalities of respiratory care within scope of practice. - Checks and stocks respiratory therapy supplies and equipment. If assigned to the NICU: Attends high-risk deliveries and C-sections and performs patient care under the direction of NICU RN and within scope of practice. Serves as “care partner”, assisting nursing staff with neonatal feedings (nipple and NG), diaper changes, vital signs, glucose monitoring, setting up warmers and isolettes, rocking babies, etc.    
Job ID
2020-143837
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Shift
Day
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
WA-TACOMA
Full time, day shift, Continuing Care Hospital, Respiratory Services
Job ID
2021-154715
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Shift
Day
Facility / Process Level : Name
Continuing Care Hospital Inc
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
KY-LEXINGTON

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