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AdventHealth AdventHealth Centra Care SPEECH PATHOLOGIST-Flagler in Palm Coast, Florida

Description

Our Mission is to extend thehealing ministry of Christ.

Employees are hired to help Adventist Health System extend

the healing ministry of Christ. They are expected to exhibit a continuous

behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating

customers and co-workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with

customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality,

abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and

communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution,

helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high

standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive

interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to

the policies and procedures of the organization.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Speech

Pathologist/Speech and Language Pathologist provides direct and indirect

services to specific age groups in the outpatient rehabilitation settings.

Utilizes process improvement in achieving the goals of the Rehabilitation &

Sports Medicine Department. Accepts the responsibility to practice autonomously

and collaboratively in all practice environments to provide best practice to

the patient/client. Autonomous practice is characterized by independent, self-determined,

professional judgment and action. 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 CFYs, technical

aides, volunteers and interns. Actively participates in outstanding customer

service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are

equally respectful to all.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND JOBRESPONSIBILITIES :

Demonstrates, through behavior, Florida Hospital’s

core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and

Teamwork.

  • Engages in

promoting evidence based standards of care and lifelong learning through

autonomous and collaborative participation in research, journal club/reviews, teaching/mentoring/CI,

and/or clinical practice education within a peer group.

  • 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, timely and legibly. Uses measurable and objective

terminology according to standards of practice, follows insurance and department/hospital

guidelines

  • Charges patient

accurately, completely, timely and legibly according to guidelines of the CPT

code format, price file, follows insurance and department/hospital guidelines

  • 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.

  • Participates in

practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Supports

quality standards and initiatives set by the department.

  • Meets at least 90% of productivity standards.

  • Actively supports

scheduling so that each patient meets the plan of care as agreed upon by the

patient and referring physician by adjusting and adapting their own schedule

and/or working within the team in order to meet the patients’ needs. 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 or

director.

  • Practices

principles of employee and patient safety when performing daily job activities

via observation.

  • Regularly

participates in marketing to physicians/physician practices to build referral

relationships with a minimum of 2 contacts per month. Supports consumer

marketing and public awareness through participation in community events,

educational lectures/speaking, and/or other extension of clinical expertise to

the community as approved by manager or director.

  • Complies with FH

Compliance Plan, rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal

agencies, and with the standards of all accrediting bodies and payers as

evident through documentation reviews, tracers and rounds results. Takes

responsibility for the environment of care by monitoring and taking action as

needed.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLSREQUIRED:

  • Entry level professional competency of Speech and Language

practice, theory, principles and applications as defined in competencies

departmental policy

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Basic computer skills to include

Outlook, Microsoft Office and Windows

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEREQUIRED:

  • Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • N/A

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION ORREGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • A license or

provisional license in the State of Florida as a Speech and Language

Pathologist.

  • Basic Life

Support (BLS) Certification

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • N/A

Job: Rehabilitation

Primary Location: US-FL-Palm Coast

Organization AdventHealth Centra Care

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level Master's Degree

Travel No

Job Posting May 9, 2019, 12:43:03 PM

Req ID: 280580

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.

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