Be a Child's Champion
Speech/Lang Pathologist (Staff Relief, Days)REHAB-SPEECH PATHOLOGY Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 20667
Provides clinical and professional leadership within the Department. Responsible for the evaluation, reevaluation, development, and implementation of a plan of care.Minimum Job Requirements
- Master Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
- CPR- American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
- Speech/Language Pathologist - State of Florida license of Provisional Florida licensure - maintain active and in good standing throughtout employment
- Level II Finger printing background and Good Moral Character Affidavit must be initiated within 15 days of hire date and finalized within 90 days of hire date
QualificationsEssential Duties and Responsibilities
- Maintains and documents productivity standards set by the Rehabilitative Services Director.
- Records daily patient documentation, statistics, and charges according to departmental standards.
- Develops a Plan of Care outlining area of deficit, target activity, context, assistance needed, functional, realistic and measurable goal(s) and/or status ongoing goal(s).
- Recommends and provides treatment based upon medical, clinical, functional, and observational findings.
- Follows TRAAC. Initiates, documents, & prepares the patient/family for discharge at the time of the evaluation based on maximum potential and/or when benefit of therapy is reached.
- Continually documents active &supportive education with the patient, parents, and others concerned, regarding progress, problems, home programs, and other issues related to the therapeutic process.
- Maintains ongoing continuing education to maintain professional licensure and clinical excellence.
- Supervises Assistants, Rehabilitation Aides, and others (i.e., interns/students) according to experience.
- 2 years minimum of pediatric experience preferred.
- FLASHA membership preferred.
- Pediatric internship strongly preferred.
- Certification of Clinical Competence by the ASHA or CFY candidate.
- Ability to appropriately interact with patients, parents/guardians, and healthcare professionals in all work related situations.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
- Analytical ability necessary to evaluate patient condition, to interpret, analyze data, assess patient progress, and determine appropriate follow-up.
- At least 2 years of experience necessary to treat infants (0-15 months) independently as determined by meeting departmental clinical competencies established for Speech Language Pathology.
- Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families, and co-workers.
- Ability to problem solve to formulate a plan of care and evaluate the patient's response to care.
- Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.
- Serve as clinical instructor for students after 2 years of clinical experience and assigned by a CCC-SLP.
Job : Rehab/Therapy
Primary Location : Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus
Department : REHAB-SPEECH PATHOLOGY-2100-725729
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