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Speech Language Pathologist-Rehab-Per Diem-Days

Company: Orlando Health
Location: Ocoee
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary
Located in Ocoee about 11 miles west of the downtown Orlando Health campus, the 212-bed Orlando Health - Health Central Hospital provides comprehensive medical and surgical acute care for the families of west Orange County communities. The hospital has earned Spine Surgery, Joint Replacement and Primary Stroke certification from The Joint Commission. Also located on the expanded Orlando Health - Health Central campus is a 30,000-square-foot comprehensive cancer center with clinical programs and services for patients and families. The cancer center became the only facility in Central Florida, and only the sixth in the nation, to offer MRIdian - therapy, which allows for more precise treatment of cancer tumors through real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during radiation beam therapy. The Orlando Health Center for Rehabilitation, which includes a 60-bed rehabilitation unit, a 40-bed Alzheimer's unit, a 10-bed hospice unit and outpatient rehabilitation services, also is located at the Orlando Health - Health Central campus. The hospital also provides services at the Orlando Health Emergency Room and Medical Pavilion - Horizon West in nearby Winter Garden
The Speech Language Pathologist treats speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders in patients of all ages with varying acuity levels.
Essential Functions
Evaluates patients, gathering data from the patient, physician, interdisciplinary team meetings if available, family and significant other persons and data sources.
Develops treatment plans which integrate with the continuum of care and have specific goals and objectives. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned caseload.
Demonstrates the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to their age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as delineated in the departmental policies and procedures.
Demonstrates competency in the use, care and maintenance of profession specific equipment, observing safety precautions and
providing verbal explanations of the equipment and its purpose.
Re-evaluates and modifies treatment plan and goals when appropriate, and prepares written documentation as required by the department, and the care team.
Recognizes and communicates when the patient has received optimal benefit from speech therapy.
Ensures accurate billing.
Adheres to State Practice Act and Standards of Practice.
Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.
Other Related Functions
Participates in Performance Improvement, program development, student supervision, assigned committees, safety and infection control, as required.
Demonstrates an awareness of legal issues, patient right and compliance with regulatory and accrediting agencies.
Attends rehabilitation meetings, in-services, and any patient care meetings that are required for the assignment.
Practices efficient use and selection of supplies and equipment. Instructs support personnel in their duties as necessary.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in speech/language pathology from an approved program. Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) may apply.
Current provisional license in the State of Florida. Must maintain CPR certification.

Keywords: Orlando Health, Orlando , Speech Language Pathologist-Rehab-Per Diem-Days, Healthcare , Ocoee, Florida

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