Dignity Health Speech Therapist in LONG BEACH, California

Overview

Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.

Responsibilities

Under the general guidance of the Rehabilitation Services Program Director, the Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) II administers patient evaluations, plans and implements patient treatment proficiently for all assigned patient diagnoses. The SLP II demonstrates sound judgment in clinical decision making, demonstrates effective verbal and written communication; and accurate and timely documentation skills, and seeks guidance and supervision of Clinical Supervisor appropriately.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum one year experience as a Speech Pathologist working in a clinical setting with adult population, preferably rehabilitation.

  • Master's Degree in Speech Pathology/Communication Disorders from ASHA accredited university program.

  • Current California Speech Pathology license or eligible for same, ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence.

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Job ID 2017-36822

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Speech Language Pathology

Hours / Pay Period 8

Facility St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach

Shift Day

Location LONG BEACH

State/Province CA

Standard Hours weekend days ( Sat and /or Sunday), 1 summer holiday and 1 "winter" holiday, vacation coverage