Memorial Healthcare System Pathologist I - Speech-Language: JDCH - OP Therapy - Wellington in Wellington, Florida
Evaluates and treats patient populations for speech-language pathology needs.
Performs and documents initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition.
Designs and implements a plan of care which is appropriate to issues identified, required frequency of treatments, and involves the patient/family.
Educates and counsels patients and families regarding treatment plans and progress. Provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support resources.
Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services.
Supervises and mentors activities of peers, fellows and other support personnel.
Competencies and skills:
STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
DOCUMENTATION: Provides written/electronic record of details of patient care as appropriate to position, certification and skills.
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: Communicates effectively with various audiences using the most appropriate method for the situation.
PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.
PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"
CLINICAL POLICIES AND STANDARDS: Applies knowledge of clinical standards, policies, and procedures relevant to function and organization.
- Speech-Language Pathology
Certificate of Clinical Competence - Speech/Language
Speech-Language Pathology License - FL
BLS American Heart E-Card
Education equivalent experience:
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Required Work Experience: No prior work experience required.
**Certification of clinical competence and/or in the process of obtaining a clinical fellow.
Bending and Stooping 80.00%
Keyboard Entry 80.00%
Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 80.00%
Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
Lifting or Carrying 75 lbs Non-Patient 40.00%
Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
Pushing or Pulling 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%
Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg 80.00%
Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 80.00%
Audible Speech 80.00%
Hearing Acuity 80.00%
Smelling Acuity 40.00%
Depth Perception 80.00%
Distinguish Color 80.00%
Seeing - Far 80.00%
Seeing - Near 80.00%
Bio hazardous Waste 60.00%
Biological Hazards - Respiratory 60.00%
Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 60.00%
Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 80.00%
Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 80.00%
Cytotoxic Chemicals 60.00%
Hazardous Chemicals 60.00%
Hazardous Medication 60.00%
Computer Monitor 80.00%
Domestic Animals 60.00%
Fire Risk 40.00%
Heating Devices 60.00%
Magnetic Fields 40.00%
Moving Mechanical Parts 80.00%
Needles/Sharp Objects 60.00%
Wet or Slippery Surfaces 60.00%
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Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.
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