Speech Pathologist Acute AdventHealth Celebration FT
Location Address:200 N Lakemont Ave, Winter Park, FL
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Winter Park
Winter Park Memorial Hospital has continuously served the residents of Winter Park and its surrounding communities for more than 50 years
Chartered in 1951, the hospital has grown from the visionary efforts of a handful of Winter Park residents and community leaders, to a 307-bed acute care facility that is a model of community health and wellness
Over the years the hospital has continually expanded to meet the needs of the community, adding an upscale obstetrics and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at The Dr. P. Phillips Baby Place, cancer care at the AdventHealth Cancer Institute, Winter Park, and state-of-the-art surgery, recovery and rehabilitation at the AdventHealth Orthopedic Institute
TN - We will need this person to be available to work 9-hour shifts (i.e., 7-5pm, 8-6pm) and be flexible with which days they are available. This position is to cover our full time team’s PDO, LOA, call outs, etc.
What you will be responsible for:
Assesses patient ability to safely and effectively perform speech language, cognitive and swallowing skills
Designs and Implements a treatment plan of care utilizing Practice Standards and recommended techniques and modalities, insurance guidelines and patient’s needs. Monitors patient response and progress to treatment and modifies treatment plan as appropriate.
Documents and Charges accurately, completely, and timely using measurable and objective terminology, following standards of practice, insurance guidelines and department /hospital policy and procedures
Provides discharge planning assistance and information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and follow-up services
Oversees the care provided by therapy aides, according to established regulations and practice standards
Meets productivity standard as defined by department
Communicate appropriately and effectively with patients, family and health care professionals within and across care settings and communities
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
Attends department meetings and education as required
Practices principles of professional development and
performance by maintaining clinical knowledge, using best and/or evidence-based practices, and
serving as a clinical instructor
Educates patients, family members, and caregivers about identified need
May assist as required to market speech therapy program in the hospital and community
Willingly adjust and adapt to changes in patient census by altering working hours to assist in other centers/ programs as needed/ approved and observed by manager
Performs other duties as assigned
Conducts themselves in a calm and collected manner at all times • Demonstrates patient/customer focused, compassionate behavior • Takes responsibility for decisions, actions and results, and delivers on commitments • Cooperates and collaborates with team members and others • Complies with the Corporate Institutional Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines • Demonstrates compliance with all federal, state and local laws; rules and government • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team members, patients/customers and families
What you will need:
REQUIRED: • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification • A license or provisional license in the State as a Speech and Language Pathologist
What is Preferred:
Entry level competency of speech language pathology therapy practice theory principle and applications as defined in competency department policies • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
NMES Training • LSVT • Modified Barium Swallow Study experience • Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) experience
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