Speech Language Pathologist - Remote
Looking to make a difference as a pediatric physical, occupational or speech language therapist? UCP of Central Florida provides pediatric therapy at two settings charter schools and medical/out-patient. Charter Schools are a network of 8 PreK-12th grade schools for students with and without disabilities in Central Florida. Therapy is provided as part of a multi-discipline team.
What UCP Offers
Our mission at UCP is to empower children with and without disabilities to achieve their potential by providing individualized support, education and therapy services in an inclusive environment. When you join UCP of Central Florida you partner with a team that is making a positive impact on the futures of our children. For over 60 years, we have been dedicated to enriching the lives of children of all abilities across Central Florida. We provide individualized Support, Education, and Therapy services to thousands of children at 8 campuses in: Downtown Orlando, East Orlando (near UCF), Kissimmee, Pine Hills, Lake Mary, and Winter Garden.
UCP of Central Florida offers a competitive benefit package available to all employees! Some perks to being a UCP Team Member may include: health insurance (free option after the first year), dental insurance options, free life insurance, paid time off, discounted on-site childcare, 403B/Retirement match, short & long term disability, and support in continuing your education.
Job Summary: The Speech Language Pathologist - Remote is responsible for providing virtual evaluative and therapeutic services to UCP clients.
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. Select and conduct appropriate ST evaluations and re-evaluations. Timely and accurately write client evaluations and re-evaluations according to UCP guidelines. These documents must be turned in 48 hours from conducting event. Correctly interpret evaluative data to establish measurable goals for the clients and 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 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 Part C/Early Step reports, assistive technology reports, equipment recommendations, discharge notes and school reports. Provide Speech Therapy remote consultations to education staff to facilitate incorporation of clients’ speech therapy goals into classroom activities and participate in an interdisciplinary planning with staff members. (Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Education Personnel and Family Services). Provide remote parent consultations and instructions for home programs. Copy of all home programs should be sent to main file. Generate monthly parent therapy notes for in-clinic clients. Assist with remote training and monitoring interns, students, (only for contractors interested in this assignment) Participate in remote client staffing, classroom team meetings, wheelchair clinics, and in hospital, doctor’s office, school, and medical equipment company visits when necessary. Recommend and create/pursue assistive devices or equipment for individual clients through purchase or loans for use at UCP and at home. Complete correspondence to community resources regarding client care (i.e., physicians, schools) as needed. Work with other community agencies as directed or needed. Perform other duties as assigned.