AdventHealthAcute Care Speech Pathologist
Zephyrhills, FL

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

  • Sign On Bonus $5,0000

  • Relocation Incentive

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resource

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: Full Time

Shift : Monday – Friday

Location: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Zephyrhills

· First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement (Joint Commission)

· Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care)

· GWTG Gold Plus with Honor Roll Elite and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll Achievement, 2020 (American Heart Association)

· One of America's Best Hospitals for Heart Care, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)

· One of America's Best Hospitals for Stroke Centers, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)

· One of America's Best Hospitals for Orthopedics, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 (Women’s Choice Award)

· One of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 (Women’s Choice Award)

· Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020 (Leapfrog)

· Leapfrog Top General Hospital, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020 (Leapfrog)

· US News & World Reports High Performing Hospital CHF & COPD (2019-2020)

· America's 250 Best Hospital's Award (2021) (Healthgrades)

· Life style activities and community growth

· Close proximity to many of Florida’s finest beaches

· An abundance of family attractions (Orlando & Tampa theme parks)

· Access to arts, culture and music

· Premium shopping outlets

The role you’ll contribute:

The Speech-Language Pathologist provides self-directed, effective therapy to patients in accordance with American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) standards and pursuant to Florida State statutes Chapter 486.1125 (8): “Speech-language pathologist” means a person licensed under this part to practice speech pathology.”

The value you’ll bring to the team:

· Responsible for assessment, reassessment, goal setting and developing and implementing plans of care for all patients referred to Speech Therapy.

· Demonstrates the ability to competently perform all items on the speech skills inventory/competency checklist.

· Supervises Speech Therapy students and therapists during their Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) if applicable.

· Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

· Responsible for ensuring that documentation meets regulatory and departmental standards and policies.

· Responsible for ensuring that documentation consistently supports the need for skilled intervention

· Exhibits good time management skills as evidenced by completing work within designated time, staying on schedule with patients and completing documentation in a timely manner.

· Meets and maintains established productivity expectations.

· Participates in guidance and educational programs.

· Assists in ordering supplies, maintains adequate inventory levels to assure all supplies and equipment is readily available.

· Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training and organizational safety and fire safety programs.

· Assists with interviewing new applicants and with performing peer reviews as requested.

· Ensures that patient charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis.

· Reports to work on time as specified in the attendance policy.

· Responsible for clocking in and out as required by facility policy.

· Reports to work as scheduled.

· Regularly attends staff meetings; responsible for reading minutes of those missed.

· Adheres to the department’s philosophy for quality work.

· Follows standard work for specified tasks.

· Other duties as assigned.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed : ( Taleo )


  • Comprehensive knowledge and application of principles of medical speech-language pathology for therapeutic diagnostics and treatment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in written, verbal and electronic formats with patients, staff, physicians, nurses and administrators.

  • Ability to plan, organize, direct and evaluate the work of others.

  • Ability to initiate and promote innovation and change.

  • Ability to establish collaborative alliances and promote teamwork.

  • Ability to establish and update patient plans of care.

  • Skill and knowledge in working with automated information systems in a healthcare setting.


· Graduate of an accredited Speech-Language Pathology school

· Master’s degree in Speech - Language Pathology


· Current Florida Speech-Language Pathology license

· Clinical Fellowship Year candidates also considered as appropriate.

· Valid BLS

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

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $36.5 - $54.75

  • Location: Zephyrhills, FL

  • Job ID: 24004894

  • Job Family: Rehabilitation Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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