Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Heart of Florida
Close proximity to Walt Disney World
Various outdoor activities for families and children to enjoy
Beautiful local golf courses available year round
Faith-based work environment
Work Hours/Shift: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday – 7:30a – 6p
This position also covers AdventHealth Lake Wales
You Will Be Responsible For:
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.
What you will Need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
· Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the health care industry
· Ability to design, develop, and employ alternative diagnostic or communication devices and strategies
· Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals
· Ability to contribute and participate in patient, family, and staff education on speech therapy
· Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
· Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
· Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
· Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
· A Florida license or provisional license in the State as a Speech and Language Pathologist
LIVING OUR SERVICE STANDARDS
How we treat those we serve and each other is what sets us apart from other healthcare organizations. We want everyone who walks through our doors to feel loved, cared for, and at ease. Whether you are clinical or non-clinical, your actions and behaviors can create an environment that either builds trust or causes anxiety and fear. We have made it easy for you to ensure that you are always building trust and providing excellent care by exhibiting our Service Standards.
All team members will be held accountable forconsistently living out our 16 Service Standards and the additional behaviors listed below to ensure that every person, every time has an exceptional experience.
KEEP ME SAFE
I make safety my number one priority.
I protect privacy and confidentiality.
I keep my environment clean.
I follow the dress code and wear my badge correctly.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.