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  • Speech Pathologist - Acute Therapy - Per Diem United States
  • Cedars-Sinai in United States, , United States
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  • 1 week ago

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Job Description

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our six-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of premier healthcare... professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why we are #1 in California and eight years in a row on the "Best Hospitals" Honor Roll.

As a per diem Speech Language Pathologist in Acute Therapy at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ca, you will have comprehensive knowledge of assessment and intervention techniques in a medical physical disabilities setting.

What will you be doing?
• Perform evaluations
• Demonstrate appropriate treatment interventions and strategies
• Complete discharge planning for patients
• Knowledge and experience with bedside swallow evaluations and cognitive/communication evaluations
• The Therapist-Per Diem is considered employed on an at-will basis with no guarantee of scheduled hours. Scheduling is done based on staffing need and availability. The Therapist-Per Diem staff member is expected to be available a minimum of 16 hours per month.

Qualifications

Education Requirements:
• Graduate of an accredited SLP program

License/Certification Requirements:
• Valid and current license as a SLP in the state of California
• Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association or American Red Cross

What will set you apart? (Preferred Skills/Qualifications):
• Minimum of 1 year of experience as a practicing therapist; preferably in an acute care setting. Experience working with the electronic health record preferred.

Physical Demands:
• Able to push, pull, lift or carry 0-35 pounds on an intermittent basis;
• Able to sit, stand, walk, bend, squat consistently in order to safely administer manual exercises and techniques;
• Able to assist patient with physical activities such as transfers, bed mobility, and ambulation.
• Able to identify need for an arrange assistance to maintain safe techniques.

Req ID : 1105

Working Title : Speech Pathologist - Acute Therapy - Per Diem

Department : Speech Therapy IP

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Therapy / Rehab

Job Specialty : Speech Therapy

Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $59.50 - $60.49

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law
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