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Speech Pathologist - Ft. Myers (40 hours) Requisition #: 180643
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, Ft. Myers, FL
Category: Rehab
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Feb. 5, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.
The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) is responsible to provide quality clinical care activities for pediatric patients (birth to 21) within the scope of practice as defined by the state of Florida and the American Speech Language and Hearing Association. Works as part of a multidisciplinary team at the hospital and/or outpatient care centers. Demonstrate competency in evaluation and treatment, utilizing value-based care and evidenced based practices. Receives clinical review by the Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Coordinators.
  1. Performs assessments and treatments of patients with communication and/or feeding/swallowing disorders in order to assist patients in obtaining their maximum level of function
  2. Practices family-centered care by working in partnership with caregivers and patients to encourage and empower their active participation in the care plan
  3. Completes accurate and timely documentation of services in accordance with professional and compliance standards to best reflect the patient's status and needs, support revenue cycle and facilitate communication for continuity of care
  4. Demonstrates responsible actions and initiative to positively impact patient access to care and contribute to the department's financial performance
  5. Provides education and mentoring for students, interns, residents, observers, volunteers and/or staff to support their development
  6. Develops and/or implements clinical activities which improve or expand SLP services, within the department and/or hospital system, to benefit patient care
  • Master's or Doctoral degree from an accredited school of Speech Language Pathology
  • Certification as a SLP by the American Speech-Language & Hearing Association (ASHA) within 12 months of employment
  • Licensed to practice Speech Therapy in the state of Florida
  • Excellent command of the English Language
  • __X__ Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of Fifty (50) pounds without assistance
  • __X__ Category 1: Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties
  • Visual acuity and fine motor dexterity to use evaluation and computer equipment
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Company Description:

All Children's Hospital provides expert pediatric care for children and families from all across the state of Florida and beyond. Named a top 50 children's hospital by U.S. News & World Report, we provide compassionate, state-of-the-art care for infants, children and teens with some of the most challenging medical problems. We are a 259-bed pediatric hospital.

Associated topics: cfy, language, language pathologist, slp, slpa, speech, speech and language pathologist, speech language, speech language pathologist, speech therapist

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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