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Speech Therapist / Pathologists/ Per Diem

Orlando Full-Time
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JOB TITLE:                   Speech Pathologist

Anywhere between FT Lauderdale and Oralndo. (Seabastian, Jupiter, Okochobee, Hobe Sound, Port St Lucie)

JOB SUMMARY:          Professional member of home health team who provides speech therapy and audiology services in the client’s home under the directions of a plan of treatment established by a physician. Performance evaluations are performed by peers.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting physician to evaluate the client’s ability to communicate, determine specific deficits and recommend corrective therapy.
  • Provide input into the development of plan of care.
  • Conduct appropriate speech and audiological testing
  • Plan, implement and evaluate communications programs.
  • Discuss programs/clients progress with physicians.
  • Instruct family and health team personnel in methods of speech and language improvements.
  • Document initial evaluation and on-going assessment according to Agency procedures.
  • Participate in team conferences and discharge planning activities.
  • Serve as a member of ad hoc committees.
  • Observe all Agency policies and procedures including HIPPA.
  • Respect patients’ rights, cultural believes.
  • Provides Agency with a required license or certificate and necessary information to be able to verify experience.
  • Accepts only those assignments for which she/he is qualified.
  • Communicates with Agency about any problems or concerns.
  • Complies with state regulatory acts.


 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Master degree from a university approved by the American Speech and Hearing Association.
  • Has been given a certificate of Clinical Competency in speech pathology or audiology by the American Speech and Hearing Association; or meets the equivalent education requirements and work experience necessary for such certification.
  • Or has completed academic and practical requirements for certification and is in the process of accumulating the supervised work experience require for certification.
  • Licensed by the State of Florida
  • One year of current Speech Pathology/Audiology experience required.

·         Bilingual must be fluent in English and Spanish.

Recommended skills

Spanish Language
Multilingualism
English Language
Speech Language Pathology
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