Encompass Health Careers

Speech Pathologist (Per Diem)

Tustin, California
Staff Speech Therapy Therapy


Job Description

HEALTHSOUTH Tustin Rehabilitation Hospital is looking for a per diem, level I, Speech Pathologist. The minimum work commitment is 12 hours per month with 8 of those being weekend hours. The level I per diem rate is $47.50p/h. There is also a $3p/h shift differential for working weekends.
 
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.
 
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.
 
 
Job Code:100028

 

License or Certification:
 
- A current California State Speech Pathologist license is required (No CFY for per diem positions)
 
- A current CPR certification is required (American Heart Association approved)
 
- 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.


Address: 14851 Yorba Street, Tustin 92780
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1818322