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AdventHealth Speech and Language Pathologist – Apopka - Inpatient – Part Time in Apopka, Florida

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Speech and Language Pathologist – Apopka - Inpatient – Part Time

AdventHealth Apopka seeks to hire Speech and Language Pathologist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

AdventHealth Apopka is just 12 miles northwest of Orlando, AdventHealth Apopka offers employees a flexible and supportive environment that allows for hands-on experience as part of a closely connected staff that feels more like family. The size of our facility promotes a welcoming environment, where you can get to know your peers, the support staff, and our leadership team.

Department Profile:

AdventHealth Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine offers a continuum of care in physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. Our team is backed by state-of-the-art equipment and technology, as well as cutting-edge treatment and rehabilitation techniques. AdventHealth Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation is dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional, cognitive, spiritual and psychological needs of individuals who, through injury or disease, have been limited in their ability to live a full and active life. Each patient receives an individualized plan of care that promotes healing, health and wellbeing. Our goal is to treat the whole person, as well as the injury or disease itself.

Work Hours/Shifts:

Su-M-T-W, 9am – 2:30pm

Job Summary:

The Speech Pathologist/Speech & Language Pathologist, provides direct and indirect services to specific age groups in the acute care, inpatient and/or outpatient rehabilitation settings. Utilizes process improvement in achieving the goals of the Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Department. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies, and accrediting bodies. May supervise Clinical Fellowship Year/Speech & Language Pathologists (CFY’s), other Speech Language Pathologists, technical aides, volunteers and interns. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Entry-level professional competency of Speech and Language practice, theory, principles and applications as defined in competencies departmental policy.

  • Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology

  • Basic computer skills to include Outlook, Microsoft Office and Windows (preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • A license or provisional license in the State of Florida as a Speech and Language Pathologist

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • Performs evaluations and re-evaluations according to standards and recommended techniques. Establishes, implements and adapts an individualized treatment plan of care (including appropriate goal setting, treatment activities and frequency). Discharges patients when maximum benefit has been achieved and/or according to standards of practice and payer guidelines.

  • Documents accurately, completely, and timely with legible handwriting. Uses measurable and objective terminology following standards of practice, insurance guidelines and department/hospital policy and procedures.

  • Charges patient accurately, timely and legibly according to guidelines of the CPT code format, price file, and following insurance guidelines

  • Utilizes knowledge of growth and development for assigned patient age population. Evaluates for age-appropriate behavior, motor skills and physiological norms of the patient. Interprets data relative to patient age. Modifies approach and communication skills appropriate to the patient served, which may include: Neonate/Infant (birth < 1), Pediatric (1 < 12 yrs), Adolescent (12 < 18 yrs), Adult (18 < 65 yrs) and Geriatric (65 yrs).

  • Identifies the need for patient/caregiver education and utilizes each opportunity for teaching on a planned or spontaneous basis. Documents education with understanding as appropriate.

  • Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.

  • Practice principles of professional development by maintaining clinical competencies, using best and/or evidence based practices, and serving as a clinical instructor.

  • Meets at least 90% of productivity standards.

  • Willingly adjusts and adapts to changes in patient census by altering working hours to assist in other centers/programs as approved and observed by manager.

  • Practices principles of employee and patient safety when performing daily job activities via observation.

  • Handles and disposes of hazardous waste following established protocol. Consistently adheres to department’s radiation dosimetry process, including meeting all badge return deadlines in a timely manner.

  • Complies with FH Compliance Plan, rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal agencies, and with the standards of all accrediting bodies and payers as evident through documentation reviews, tracers and rounds results. Takes responsibility for the environment of care by monitoring and taking action as needed.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Speech and Language Pathologist opportunity with AdventHealth Apopka and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Speech, Language pathologist, Therapy, Rehab, Apopka,

Job: Rehabilitation

Primary Location: US-FL-Apopka

Position Location Apopka

Organization AdventHealth Central Florida

Schedule Part-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level Master's Degree

Travel No

Job Posting Jun 19, 2019, 7:56:47 AM

Req ID: 282763

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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