Encompass Health Careers

Speech Pathologist (Full-time)

Tustin, California
Staff Speech Therapy Therapy


Job Description

HealthSouth Tustin Rehabilitation Hospital.
 
This is not a CFY position.
 
The Speech-Language Pathologist provides speech-language therapy according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines, and demonstrates and promotes excellence in speech-language patient care and treatment. In addition, the position: 
 
- Requires effective mentoring and training skills along with good communication skills for departmental relationships.
 
- Requires competency in speech-language pathology evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.
 
- Requires task delegation and supervision of speech therapy assistants and technicians when applicable.
 
- Maintains open and on-going communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met.
 
 
Benefits:
 
To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive Benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.  For more information on available Benefits, please click here.
 
 What types of patients will you see? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our patients spend an average of 2-4 weeks in our hospital and come to us with a wide variety of diagnosis such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.
 
 We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients.  We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.
 
 Helping you become better is critical to our success
 
- You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.
 
Job Code: 100030 
 
 

 

License or Certification:
 
- Active California SLP licensure is required
 
- CPR certification is required (American Heart Association approved) 
 
Education, Training and Experience:
 
- Successful completion of a Master's degree or higher from an accredited therapy program or one that is determined to be substantially equivalent to a U.S. accredited program by an appropriate certifying agency preferred.
 
Physical Requirements:
 
- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.  
 
- Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

 



Address: 14851 Yorba Street, Tustin 92780
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1815173