Speech-Language Pathologist | IP/OP SLP Adult and Peds

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville

Job ID: 90154
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: IP/OP SLP Adult and Peds
Shift/Days: Variable, Monday-Friday
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours

Job Opening Summary

UF Health Therapists provide rehabilitation services in the acute setting, working to create and customize the best course of treatment for conditions that limit a patient's ability to move, be active, communicate, swallow and complete daily tasks and activities. Our skilled team strives to maximize physical performance, while addressing cognitive and psychosocial components of care to achieve the best functional outcomes.

This setting offers an array of service areas in three locations in Gainesville, Florida:

The UF Health Heart and Vascular Hospital (HVNM): The East Tower provides care to patients in the following service areas: Cardiac (surgical and non-surgical), Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Heart and Lung Transplant, Neurosurgery and Neurology.

The UF Health Shands Hospital and Shands Children's Hospital (NT): The North Tower provides service to the Adult General Medical/Surgical population on the medical units, IMC and ICU, as well as specialty adult services that include Burn/BICU and ENT/Plastic Surgery. The Shands Children's Hospital is also located in the North Tower and provides service to patients from neonate up to older peds. Units include general pediatrics, NICU, PICU and PCICU.

The UF Health Cancer Hospital and Medical Center (ST): The South Tower offers not just cancer and cancer-related services, but is the main hospital for Orthopedics and Trauma services. The Adult ED, Renal and Liver Transplant, and a surgical ICU are all located in this facility.

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or higher as designated by professional license. New graduates welcome.
  • Experience or fieldwork in the acute setting preferred.
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with others and work as a team.

Motor Vehicle Operator Designation:
Employees in this position will operate vehicles for an assigned business purpose as a "non-frequent driver."


  • Licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist or Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of Florida.

Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $31.78
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $43.96

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UF Health Shands Hospital is committed to diversity as a competitive advantage in attracting top talent from across the nation and around the world. We believe in sharing knowledge, learning from one another, valuing different opinions, and celebrating the things that make each one of us unique in our own right. UF Health Shands Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville
Gainesville, FL 32608

Why Work With UF Health

Benefits to fit your life.

As you would expect from an organization this size, our core benefits include medical insurance and prescription drug plans, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year and an employee assistance plan. Voluntary benefits include tuition reimbursement, dependent care and health care reimbursement accounts, dental insurance, vision plan and more. Retirement benefits include a 403(b) plan.

About UF Health
About UF Health

UF Health Shands is recognized as Florida’s premier hospital system, thanks to our commitment to quality clinical care that yields outstanding outcomes and continually earns us national recognition. It is our privilege to offer distinguished, patient-centered care and build upon our role as the state’s premier provider of medical expertise and specialties.

UF Health ranks 53rd on the 2021 Forbes list of Florida’s 100 best workplaces and ranks 31st on their list of best workplaces in the nation for women. UF Health Shands Hospital was included in Indeed’s list of the “2019 Top-Rated Workplaces” for hospitals, which recognizes the 25 “Best Hospitals” in the U.S. We are number 20.

About The Area
Welcome to the Sunshine State.

There’s a reason the Sunshine State is the tourism capital of the world and the third-most populous state in the country. As a Florida resident, you’re never far from the world’s best beaches, theme parks and attractions (and their Florida resident discounts), and cultural arts. Factor in our favorable tax rate and entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s easy to see why so many individuals, families and businesses choose to make Florida their home.

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