Encompass Health Careers

Speech Pathologist ( Per Diem )

Westerville, Ohio
Staff Therapy


Job Description

 
 
Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital is located north of Mount Carmel St. Ann's near the southwest corner of Cleveland Avenue and Polaris Parkway.
 
The 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital is a joint venture between HealthSouth and Mount Carmel and provides specialized rehabilitative care to patients who have experienced stroke, trauma, brain and orthopedic injuries or other major illnesses or injuries.  The 60,000-square-foot freestanding hospital includes 60 all-private rooms, a spacious, on-site therapy gym, a walking path and cutting-edge rehabilitation technologies

Location:       597 Executive Campus Drive, Westerville, Ohio 43082

 
EXPERIENCE HEALTHSOUTH
The Speech-Language Pathologist provides speech-language therapy treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines.  In addition, the position:
 
- Requires effective communication skills for working with patients, families,  and caregivers.
 
- Requires effective communication skills for departmental and interdepartmental relationships.
 
- Requires competency in speech-language pathology evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment.
 
- Requires task delegation and supervision of fellows, technicians and assistants (when applicable).
 
- Maintains open and on-going communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met.
 
The Speech-Language Pathologist creates an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by providing patient safety and patient-centered treatment.
 
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.
 
Who will you treat? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our therapists can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients treating a wide clinical caseload 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 a better therapist 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:100028

 

License or Certification:
 
- Must be in possession of current state license or certification on or before the first day of employment.
 
- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.
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.
 
About HealthSouth 
HealthSouth is one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 33 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies.  
 
 HealthSouth can be found on the web at: www HealthSouth.com
 
 
 


Address: 597 Executive Campus Drive, Westerville 43082
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1717638