Speech Therapist Home Health PRN Pinellas FL

Adventist Health System Zephyrhills , FL 33539

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:


Speech Therapist PRN Home Health AdventHealth

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.

  • Surgical Pioneers - the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery

  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come

  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines - Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:


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 driver's 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.

  • Current Speech Pathologist licensure within the state of FL

  • Current BCLS

  • Valid Driver's License

Job Summary:

Executes physician's 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 patient's 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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