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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Halcyon Rehabilitation
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: November 5, 2018

Job Description:

Tracking Code Oaks of Kissimmee- SLP - PRN Job Description Halcyon Rehabilitation is looking for a PRN Speech Language Pathologist (CCC and/or CFY welcome to apply) in Kissimmee, FL at Oaks of Kissimmee Health & Rehab. Speech-Language Pathology Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree. Certification of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, unless working under a provisional license. Oaks of Kissimmee Health & Rehab 320 Mitchell Street Kissimmee, FL 34741 Our 60 bed SNF is located in the heart of Downtown Kissimmee just within a mile from two main hospitals. Specializes in Long-term, Short-term, and Respite care. About Kissimmee, Florida: Kissimmee is a city in central Florida's, just south of Orlando. It's defined by its proximity to the region's multitude of amusement parks. The city lies along the northwest shore of Lake Tohopekaliga (nicknamed Lake Toho), and its verdant Kissimmee Waterfront Park encompasses walking paths, playgrounds and a fishing pier. Once dominated by citrus groves and cattle ranches, Kissimmee is now the site of prominent golf courses. Shingle Creek, considered the northernmost headwaters of the Florida Everglades, is popular for canoeing and kayaking. The creek joins Lake Toho, where guided boat tours pass alligators, eagles and herons. The city is home to the Museum of Military History, with interactive exhibits intended to illuminate the American military experience. A prominent landmark is the 1890 Osceola County Courthouse, with classic Romanesque revival design. Halcyon Rehab goal is to meet the needs of our residents. We work to restore hope, confidence, and instill a desire to achieve one's highest level of independence. We want our residents' experience here to be as much like home as possible, and to achieve that goal we incorporate a full continuum of services. We take pride in assisting therapists in reaching a work/life balance coupled with professional growth. Tami Lynn McCoy Halcyon Rehab Talent Acquisition Manager - Office - eFax Halcyon Rehab Is A Therapy Provider That Cares---
At Halcyon, our approach to healthcare services emphasizes teamwork and personal involvement to create a compassionate, caring environment for our resident's. We do more than just meet their physical needs - we are committed to helping our residents live happier, healthier and more fulfilling lives through social interaction and enriching environments that promote independence. POSITION SUMMARY The staff Speech-Language Pathologist evaluates and treats patients/residents, communicates with families, physicians, and other health professionals and maintains documentation of services in the medical record.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Performs evaluations of patients/residents based upon the physician referral.
2. Develops effective treatment plans and obtains approval for services from referring physician.
3. Develops basic treatment plans based on evaluation results including short and long term goals that lead to achievement of patient/resident outcome.
4. Evaluates and recommends patient/resident need for equipment, materials or supplies as per facility protocol.
5. Supervises Provisional Speech-Language Pathologists and Rehabilitation Technicians in direct patient/resident care and activities per state practice act.
6. Treats patients/residents according to treatment plan.
7. Screens patients/residents based upon identified needs.
8. Communicates with supervisor and team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans.
9. Communicates with medical staff, nursing personnel and other department supervisors.
10. Conducts in-services and training for facility staff on an ongoing basis.
11. Attends and participates in in-service training for other facility staff members.
12. Attends and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, patient/resident care conferences, utilization review meetings, and other meetings as required or directed.
13. Records clinical documentation according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines.
14. Correctly identifies and bills for daily therapy services rendered per approved billing guidelines.
15. Instructs families and nursing staff in restorative/home programs.
16. Provides patient/resident/family education and training and participates in family conferences for the purposes of discharge planning.
17. Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills.
18. Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with patients/residents, facility personnel and support agencies.
19. Reports any problems with department equipment to the appropriate personnel so that it is maintained in safe and good working order.
20. Acts as a clinical mentor for affiliated Speech-Language Pathology schools with approved contracts.
21. Actively participates in the supervision process: a. Reviews evaluation results, treatment plan with Provisional SLP's.
b. Communicates needs to Director.
c. Modifies performance and responds to feedback.
d. Notifies appropriate personnel of unusual patient/resident findings in a timely manner.
e. Demonstrates an awareness of limitations and seeks supervision appropriately. 22. Must be able to travel between facilities as indicated.
23. Performs other duties as required or directed. EXPOSURE RISK: The Speech-Language Pathologist is at high risk for exposure to blood and bodily fluids. SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Rehabilitation or Designee for both administrative and patient/resident care responsibilities. WORKING CONDITIONS 1. Works in well-lit/ventilated office and therapy areas.
2. Pressured work environment subject to frequent interruptions.
3. Willingness to work in other facilities temporarily, when necessary.
4. May be exposed to infectious diseases. Required Skills SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS 1. Valid Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language- Hearing Association.
2. Current state registration/licensure, or limited permit as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
3. Demonstrates professional behavior and appearance.
4. Attends and participates in continuing educational programs and in-services as requested, which may require overnight travel.
5. Ability to work on and comprehend computerized technology.
6. Protects patients/residents and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
7. Must be able to speak the English language in a comprehendible format.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 1. Subject to lifting, carrying and supporting patients/residents.
2. Must be able to lift medical equipment, supplies, etc.
3. Must be able to move (walk, bend, stand, sit, push, pull, lift) intermittently throughout the workday.
4. Must be constantly alert for patient/resident safety. Required Experience QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Certification of Clinical Competence from the American Speech- Language-Hearing Association, unless working under a provisional license. EXPERIENCE: Two years experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist is preferred. Completion of or currently accumulating Clinical Fellowship Year internship. Job Location Kissimmee, Florida, United States Position Type PRN

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