***This Position is Full-time Day Shift - Palm Beach Gardens
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 required
CPR: Healthcare Provider
Florida license or Provisional Florida licensure required.
Level II finger printing background (as per department only).
Essential 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.
Certification of Clinical Competence by the ASHA or CFY candidate.
FLASHA membership highly recommended
Ability to appropriately interact with patients, parents/guardians and other health care 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 assigned by CCCE after 2 years of clinical experience.
Bi-lingual English / Spanish Preferred
Palm Beach Gardens Out Patient Center
11310 Legacy Avenue Legacy Place Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Additional Salary Information: Please call for interview: 786-624-5725
Internal Number: 14549
About Nicklaus Children's Health System
Miami Children-Nicklaus Children's Hospital has been ranked by Training magazine among the nation’s Top 125 Training Organizations every year since 2006. We value our employees and are committed to nurturing and developing talent and fostering their well-being. That’s why we’ve also been recognized in Becker’s Healthcare List of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare, and received the Healthiest Company in America Award as well as the Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite Award.