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Speech Pathologist - Per Diem

Job Description

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 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!

 

https://www.encompasshealth.com/locations/fairlawnrehab

 

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 hire Per Diem Speech Pathologists to help during periods of high census, covering for vacations and other times when our regular staff is unavailable. We have some weekday shifts, but often weekend coverage is most needed.

 

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, Neurologic, Stroke, Head Injury, Brain Injury, CVA, Swallowing disorders, 01602

 

Job Code: 100031

 

 




Address: 189 May Street, Worcester 01602
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed
Job ID: 2225086