AdventHeallth Speech Therapist HomeCare PRN Days Pinellas FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Home Care
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Home Care West FL

Job Description


Speech Therapist Home Health AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

• FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award

• Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018

• One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group

• Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades

• First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN days

You Will Be Responsible For:

Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.

Performs comprehensive initial evaluation on all patients assigned requiring speech pathology services.

Establish a plan of care with goals based on the patient's current level of functioning and potential for improvement in conjunction with the patient/family/caregiver and in accordance with the physician's orders.

Implement the speech pathology assessment and care plan, continuously evaluating the patient's response to program and need for modification.

Report pertinent observations to attending physician; changing patient care plan as directed.

Instruct the patient and family in the total speech pathology program.

Participate in the team process through cooperative efforts with team members in development of the patient care plan and team conferences and provide comprehensive, individualized care to assigned patients

Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team member, patients and families.

Maintains clinical record information in accordance with established standards and within established time frames.

Prepare and submits schedule daily.

Demonstrate cost-effective practices.

Participate in the review process and the agency performance improvement program.

Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.

Secures patient confidentiality by protecting patient information on and off duty.

Displays flexibility in accepting assignment changes and readily accepts assignment and patient care responsibilities including participation in weekend coverage and call rotation.

Develop professional and clinical skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities and professional affiliations.

Complete related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor, Manager or Director.

Maintains current drivers license, automobile insurance and BLS.


What You Will Need:

Demonstrated knowledge of speech pathologist theory, modalities, treatments and skills.

Problem solving abilities.

Positive interpersonal communication skills.

Team and customer service oriented.

Basic computer skills required.

MS in Speech Pathology from an accredited university or equivalent.

Minimum of (1) year of clinical experience in performing Speech Pathology services in an acute or rehab care setting. 

Job Summary:

Executes physicians orders, and notifies physicians of necessary updates or changes in a home health patients condition.  Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the individualized speech therapy care; performs technical speech therapy skills with a high degree of proficiency; and promotes the team approach in the delivery of patient care.  Completes documentation according to Agency Policy and Regulatory guidelines, and performs home visits as ordered by the patients physician.  Continued employment with the Organization is contingent upon your ability to perform job duties as outlined in this job description.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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