Speech and Language Pathologist – Clinical Fellowship Year – Out Patient Rehabilitation – East Orlando
Florida Hospital East Orlando seeks to hire a Speech and Language Pathologist – Clinical Fellowship Year who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Florida Hospital East Orlando, a 293-bed full service community hospital that serves as one of Florida Hospital's seven satellite facilities, became part of the Florida Hospital system in 1990. At Florida Hospital East Orlando, we strive to improve our patients' quality of life through a holistic approach to health care — mind, body and spirit — while remaining at the forefront of medical innovation. During the past ten years, we've invested more than $122 million in facility improvements to serve the growing community. Among the recent additions and openings, we have an expanded emergency room, a center for Medical Simulation and Education, a Children's Emergency Center, a Renovated Cancer Institute, and a new 40-bed inpatient nursing unit. The hospital is also home to the Florida Hospital Orthopaedic Institute at East Orlando as well as a comprehensive urology program.
Florida Hospital Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation – East Orlando is located in the Medical Office Building on the Florida Hospital East Orlando campus. This rapidly growing facility offers physical, occupational and speech therapy and specializes in treating both adults and pediatric patients for orthopedic and sports medicine injuries as well as neurological diagnoses. Other specialty programs include lymphedema therapy, vestibular therapy, neuromuscular reeducation, certified hand therapy, massage therapy and a medical fitness program that is supervised by an exercise physiologist.
Monday – Friday; 8am – 6pm, may vary
Provides direct and indirect services in the acute care, inpatient, and/or outpatient rehabilitation settings.
Utilizes process improvement in achieving the goals of the Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Department.
Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies, and accrediting bodies.
May supervise technical aides and volunteers.
Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Demonstration of at least entry level professional competency of Speech and Language practice, theory, principles and applications.
Master's degree in Speech and Language Pathology
Basic computer skills to include Outlook, Microsoft Office and Windows (preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Provisional State of Florida license as a Speech-Language Pathologist
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Performs evaluations and re-evaluations according to standards and recommended techniques, under the mentorship of a licensed Speech and Language Pathologist. 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 payor 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.
Identifies the need for patient/caregiver education and utilizes each opportunity for teaching on a planned or spontaneous basis. Documents education and understanding as appropriate.
Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.
Meets the productivity standards, as defined by department.
Willingly adjusts and adapts to changes in patient census by altering working hours to assist in other centers/programs as approved and observed by manager.
Practices principles of employee and patient safety when performing daily job activities via observation. Takes responsibility for the environment of care by monitoring and taking action as needed.
Handles and disposes of hazardous waste following established protocols. Consistently adheres to department's radiation dosimetry process, including meeting all badge return deadlines in a timely manner.
Complies with FH Compliance Plan, rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal agencies, and with the standards of all accrediting bodies and payors as evident through documentation reviews, tracers and rounds results
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Speech and Language Pathologist – Clinical Fellowship Year opportunity with East Orlando and apply online today.
Fellowship, Rehab, Speech, Language, Pathologist, East Orlando
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.