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Speech/Lang Pathologist-W. Kendall Outpatient Center (Full-Time; Days)

Nicklaus Children's Health System
Miami, FL 33128
  • Job Code
    17296

Job Summary


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.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities


  • 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.

(EOE DFW)


Updated 7/2/2015







Posted: 2019-09-05 Expires: 2019-10-04
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Nicklaus Children's Health System
Miami, FL 33128

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