Provide outstanding treatment for pediatric patients.
And build an outstanding career with a renowned organization.
Here is your opportunity to build a satisfying career with a renowned organization featuring a state-of-the-art facility. Lakeland Regional Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit healthcare system located in central Florida. Our 849-bed Lakeland Campus is one of the largest hospitals in the state and operates the nation's busiest emergency department. Committed to treating patients and professionals with the kindness and respect we all deserve, we have earned the Great Workplace Award from Gallup as well as inclusion among the list of America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes.
Growth and Opportunity
100 years of stability
If you would like the chance to do work that is meaningful and rewarding, join us as we are looking for an experienced Speech Pathologist to work on an as needed basis (PRN).
You will be responsible to the Speech-Language Pathologist WTL and/or Department Leader. He/she works in a self-directed work team committed to a common purpose and goal. The Speech-Language Pathologist works within the scope of Speech-Language Pathology. He/she is responsible to practice within their scope of licensure in accordance with approved policies, procedures and protocols. Contributes to positive outcomes and meets the cultural expectations of the organization by exhibiting professional behavior. He/she shares responsibility for all aspects of therapy and team functions.
Detailed Responsibilities include:
Role models through professional development, continuous learning, and improvement of competence in the practice of Speech Language Pathology.
Actively participates in team development, achieving dashboards, and in accomplishing department goals and objectives.
Performs the evaluation, treatment, and discharge planning of patients while providing an individualized plan of care, resulting in positive patient outcomes and effective resource utilization.
Ensures that all patient documentation is complete, accurate, finished in a timely manner, and reflects both patient response to treatment and changes in plan of care based on patient progress.
Initiates and coordinates patient teaching, equipment needs, and discharge planning according to identified needs; assesses patient/family comprehension of teaching and equipment and including them in the plan of care.
Communicates effectively with physicians and other team members, reports significant findings in a timely and appropriate manner, and seeks input to plan of care.
Facilitates multidisciplinary collaboration of care by initiating appropriate consults when indicated.
Provides exceptional healthcare while maintaining good stewardship by effectively utilizing departmental resources, demonstrating flexibility to meet patient workload, and maintaining a high level of productivity and efficiency to ensure consistent patient care and positive outcomes.
Utilizes measures to promote and maintain patient, visitor, and staff safety, including the appropriate use of infection control principles and personal protection equipment.
Qualifications & Experience
Graduate of Masters prepared program for Speech-Language Pathology
Current license as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of Florida
Certifications Essential: Per department or hospital requirements and relevant policies
1 year acute care experience
Interested candidates should email their resume and salary requirements to: careers@myLRH.org Job ID: #5442
Internal Number: 5442
About Lakeland Regional Health
Lakeland Regional Health is committed to providing patient-focused, health care services while continuing to improve the quality of care to our patients, families, guests and physicians.