Dignity Health Speech Pathologist in NORTHRIDGE, California


Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers. Visitfor more information.



Northridge Hospital Medical Center, a Dignity Health member

The Center for Rehabilitation Medicine offers an opportunity for a dynamic, team oriented Speech Therapist. Our 36-bed CARF accredited Rehabilitation Unity has been providing care for over 30 years. Specialty programs include stroke and spinal cord injury. Both swallowing and cognitive evaluation/ treatment are performed.

The Speech Pathologist will evaluate patients of varying diagnoses and disorders requiring ST. Will develop, implement and modify treatment plans for patients ranging in age from adolescent to geriatric. Main area of assignment will be acute rehabilitation. Department offers a multi-level career ladder with strong education and mentoring programs.



CA SLP License, current AHA BLS certification.

Completion of competency for Modified Barium Swallow Studies.

Additional training required for neonatal/pediatric populations. Basic computer skills required.

1.Current licensure in the state of California.

Recent, board eligible, graduates will be considered for provisional appointments.

2.Certification through ASHA for CCC?s. CFY candidates must apply at conclusion of CFY (required for student supervision).

3.Current CPRBLS and Fire Safety cards.

4.Clinical Instructor training prior to assignment of a full time student.

5.Therapists will apply and obtain CCS paneling once one year equivalent of pediatric experience is obtained.

6.Experienced therapists with 1 year equivalent of pediatric experience will apply/obtain CCS paneling within six months of hire.

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Job ID 2018-45996

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Acute Inpatient Speech - Language Therapy

Hours / Pay Period 8

Facility Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8:00am - 5:00pm Weekends