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Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital is a 110 bed acute rehabilitation hospital, co-owned by Encompass Health and UMass Medical Center located in Worcester, MA. We provide comprehensive Inpatient and Outpatient rehabilitative care for orthopedic, neurologic, multi-trauma, brain injury, stroke, pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation needs.

We are a hospital setting with a full complement of Therapists, Nurses, Neuropsychologists and Medical staff to consistently offer the best possible outcomes for our patients.

With an average length of stay between 1-3 weeks, we have the ability to get to know our patients and their families. We are proud of the fact that 80% of the patients admitted to Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital of Worcester, MA are discharged directly to their homes.  

Come see how we are changing people’s lives- everyday. Maybe you can too!

 

** We are looking for experienced adult SLPs for weekday and weekend shifts- depending on your availability. 2 or 3 shifts per month ideally **

 

Speech Language Pathologists are a key spoke in the rehab team of SLP, OT, PT, Nursing and Medical staff. We spend an average of 1-3 weeks 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.

 

We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients.  We utilize our clinical outcomes to asses 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.

 

You will use standard and advanced therapy technologies- depending on hospital location, some equipment used such as Vital Stim, Interactive metronome, Modified Barium Swallows, Video fluoroscopy, Visi-Pitch may be available. 

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.

 

License or Certification:
- CCC and experience with medically acute patients.
- CPR certification preferred unless otherwise required by hospital policy.
Education, Training and Experience
- Successful completion of an accredited Master's Degree Program.

 

Keywords: SLP, SLP-CCC, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Acute Rehabilitation, Acute Rehab, Adult Rehabilitation, Physical Rehabilitation, Outpatient Rehabilitation, Neurologic, Stroke, Head Injury, Brain Injury, CVA, Swallowing disorders, 01602

 

Job Code: 100031

 
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Address: 189 May Street, Worcester 01602
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed
Job ID: 2119851
Contact Name - External: Mark Hutchison
Contact Email - External: Mark.Hutchison@encompasshealth.com