UCP of Central Florida, currently celebrating 60 years of providing support, education and therapy services for children with disabilities, is seeking an experienced Speech Language Therapist.
Interested candidates should apply online at: http://www.ucpcfl.org
Job Summary The Speech Language Therapist is responsible for proving direct ST services to student under an IEP document according to the school district guidelines. The SLT directly reports to the Campus Business Manager (operational portion) and the Therapy Speech Language Manager (clinical portion)
Responsibilities •Submit accurate and timely Super bills on a daily basis according to UCP guidelines. •Provide and monitor client coverage and turn in and revise schedules on a weekly basis. This requires achieving monthly and annual productivity goals based on existing caseload •Effectively apply and adapt therapy sessions according to patient’s needs and established goals. This includes recognizing when the patient has received optimal benefit from therapy services. •Write accurate and complete daily progress notes at the end of each session using UCP format, and update accountability forms at the end of each session as needed. •Conduct home visits/assessments when necessary. •Ensure compliance of UCP Confidentiality and HIPAA patient rights procedures for all client files and information in therapist caseload. •Submit accurate and timely assistive technology reports, equipment recommendations, discharge notes, and school reports. •Provide Speech Therapy consultations to education staff to facilitate incorporation of clients' speech therapy goals into classroom activities, and participate in multi-disciplinary planning with staff members. (Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Exceptional Education, and Family Services). •Provide parent consultations and instructions for home programs. •Speak to parent groups and provide educational materials to them. •Generate monthly parent therapy notes for in-clinic clients. •Assist with speech therapy demonstrations on UCP videos. •Provide training programs to other UCP staff and participate in in-service trainings, including conducting in-services and case presentations. •Participate in client staffing and in hospital, doctor's office, school, and medical equipment company visits when necessary. •Recommend and create/obtain assistive devices or equipment for individual clients through purchase or loans for use at UCP and at home.
Skill Requirements •Demonstrate expertise in understanding local and state therapy practice guidelines •Demonstrates expertise in understanding agency clinical therapy service policies and procedures and service delivery model •Demonstrates high professional and personal standards of integrity •Works Independently •Demonstrate ability to create a positive environment that values , respects, and leverages all employees •Demonstrate ability to create a positive environment that values and respects, all therapy providers /vendors •Demonstrate knowledge of school and clinical organization and administration
Drugfree Workplace EOE