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Home Health Speech Therapist PRN Days - Brooksville in Brooksville, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    3/17/2019
  • Job ID:
    18014045
  • Job Function
    Home Care
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Home Care West FL

Job Description


Description

Home Health Speech Therapist AdventHealth West Florida Home Health

Location Address: 37834 Medical Arts Ct, Zephyrhills, FL, 33541

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth

  •              Family Environment
  •              Comprehensive benefits package; including tuition reimbursement and matching 403b plan
  •              Patient facing positions.
  •              Growing Organization & Team

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.
  • Performs comprehensive initial evaluation on all patients assigned requiring occupational therapy.
  • Perform comprehensive home safety evaluation in relation to activities of daily living and communicates specific needs to the physician and the appropriate team members.
  • Establish a plan of care with goals based on the patient’s current level of functioning and potential for improvement in conjunction with the patient/family/caregiver and in accordance with the physician’s orders .
  • Implement the occupational therapy assessment and care plan, continuously evaluating the patient’s response to program and need for modification.
  • Report pertinent observations to attending physician; changing patient care plan as directed.
  • Instruct the patient and family in the total occupational therapy program; including self care and creative activities that are directed toward improving independence, physical and mental functioning.
  • Establish household management routines.
  • Participate in the team process through cooperative efforts with team members in development of the patient care plan and team conferences and provide comprehensive, individualized care to assigned patients
  • Supervise and plan home health aide activities in absence of other health care professionals.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team member, patients and families.
  • Maintains clinical record information in accordance with established standards and within established time frames.
  • Prepare and submits schedule daily.
  • Demonstrate cost-effective practices.
  • Participate in the review process and the agency performance improvement program.
  • Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Secures patient confidentiality by protecting patient information on and off duty.
  • Displays flexibility in accepting assignment changes and readily accepts assignment and patient care responsibilities including participation in weekend coverage and call rotation.
  • Develop professional and clinical skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities and professional affiliations.
Qualifications

What You Will Need:
  • Currently licensed  to practice professional Speech Therapy in the State of Florida
  • CPR Certification
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License
  • Automobile liability insurance
  • Diploma, Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree in Nursing
  • At least one (1) year experience in a hospital setting or community setting involving direct nursing care.
  • Graduate of an Speech Therapy School approved by the Council of Medical Education of the A.M.A. in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association or it's equivalent. 
  • Registered by the American Speech Association
  • Minimum of (1) year of clinical experience as an Speech Therapist in an acute or Rehab setting. 
 
 
Job Summary:

This position is accountable for creating /implementing patient plan of care, organizes and directs home care services and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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