AdventHealthSpeech Pathologist
Orlando, FL

SPEECH PATHOLOGIST - ADVENTHEALTH ORLANDO - ADULT ACUTE CARE

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

· Benefits from Day One

· Paid Days Off from Day One

· $5,000.00 sign-on (2-year commitment)

· $1,500.00 relocation to qualified candidates

· Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: FT

Shift : Tuesday - Saturday 8:00 am - 4:30pm - Adult Acute Care

The community you’ll be caring for:

• Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

• We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage

• Career growth and advancement potential

• Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

• AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

• We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

The role you’ll contribute:

Evaluates and Conducts medically prescribed Speech Language pathology treatment programs.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

•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 needs

•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

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:

REQUIRED:

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

•Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

PREFERRED:

•Certificate of Clinical Competence by American Speech & Hearing Association (ASHA)

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

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $35.17 - $52.76

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 24003899

  • Job Family: Rehabilitation Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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