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AdventHealth Speech Pathologist Float AdventHealth Orlando FT in Orlando, Florida



Speech Pathologist Float Acute AdventHealth Celebration FT

Location Address: 601 East Rollins Street

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time - Sun-Thursday - 8-hour, flex shifts, 8a-4:30p

Covering CFD-South and AdventHealth Waterman

What you will be responsible for:

Assesses patient ability to safely and effectively perform speech language, cognitive and swallowing skills

Designs and Implements a treatment plan of care utilizing Practice Standards and recommended techniques and modalities, insurance guidelines and patient’s needs. Monitors patient response and progress to treatment and modifies treatment plan as appropriate.

Documents and Charges accurately, completely, and timely using measurable and objective terminology, following standards of practice, insurance guidelines and department /hospital policy and procedures

Provides discharge planning assistance and information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and follow-up services

Oversees the care provided by therapy aides, according to established regulations and practice standards

Meets productivity standard as defined by department

Communicate appropriately and effectively with patients, family and health care professionals within and across care settings and communities

Handles and disposes of hazardous waste following established protocol. Consistently adheres to department’s radiation dosimetry process, including meeting all badge return deadlines in a timely manner

Attends department meetings and education as required

Practices principles of professional development and

performance by maintaining clinical knowledge, using best and/or evidence-based practices, and

serving as a clinical instructor

Educates patients, family members, and caregivers about identified need

May assist as required to market speech therapy program in the hospital and community

Willingly adjust and adapt to changes in patient census by altering working hours to assist in other centers/ programs as needed/ approved and observed by manager

Performs other duties as assigned

Conducts themselves in a calm and collected manner at all times

• Demonstrates patient/customer focused, compassionate behavior

• Takes responsibility for decisions, actions and results, and delivers on commitments

• Cooperates and collaborates with team members and others

• Complies with the Corporate Institutional Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines

• Demonstrates compliance with all federal, state and local laws; rules and government

• Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team members, patients/customers and families


What you will need:


• Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

• A license or provisional license in the State as a Speech and Language Pathologist

What is Preferred:

Entry level competency of speech language pathology therapy practice theory principle and applications as defined in competency department policies

• Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

• Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

NMES Training


• Modified Barium Swallow Study experience

• Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) experience

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

Category: Rehabilitation Services

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Orl Support

Req ID: 21040485

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.