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Speech Language Pathologist - Home Health

Location: 12771 Westlinks Drive, Fort Myers, FL
Department: Speech Therapy
Categories: Professional
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Schedule: Variable

Description:

Lee Health is looking for a TALENTED and CARING Speech Language Pathologist to join our AMAZING team. We are a well-respected health system dedicated to providing a caring, compassionate, safe and healthy environment.

If you share our vision for exceeding expectations and you’re passionate about creating an exceptional patient experience, we invite you to take advantage of this unique opportunity. You’ll also enjoy competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, and enjoy a culture designed to encourage work-life balance, so you are able to care for yourself and your patients. Here, employees feel welcomed, valued and respected, so it’s no wonder we are in the 98th percentile for employee engagement when ranked against the national health care database.

To meet our growing needs, we are offering relocation and an exceptional hiring incentive package for qualified candidates selected to join our team!

For more information, please call Becky at 239-343-9959

The ideal candidate should have either geriatric and/or Home Health experience with a passion for this population, enjoy 1:1 care in people's homes while enjoying being a road warrior, and will need to be able to be flexible with hours.

The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) position is responsible for providing screening, evaluation, treatment, and education for those who demonstrate impairments of speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, fluency, and/or swallowing. The Speech-Language Pathologist is responsible for adherence to and compliance with all American Speech-Language Pathology (ASHA) professional standards. The SLP is engaged in administration, consultation, education and research. The SLP is expected to conduct themselves in an effective professional behavior manner. The attributes, characteristics or behaviors required for success in this job include: critical thinking, communication, problem solving, interpersonal skills, responsibility, professionalism, use of constructive feedback, effective use of time and resources, stress management, and commitment to learning.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements
Required:
  • Master's Speech-Language Pathology
Additional Requirements:
  • none
Experience
Required:
  • none

Additional:
  • Certificate of Clinical Competency or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship Year. Unless otherwise indicated, one year of current experience within the last three years for a comparable job classification required.
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
Required:
  • Speech-Language Pathologist License
Additional Requirements:
  • none
Certifications/Registration Requirements
Required:
  • BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)