Speech Pathologist

Job Description

Encompass Health of Braintree, MA is a 178-bed acute rehabilitation hospital, south of Boston. We provide comprehensive Inpatient care for orthopedic, neurologic, multi-trauma, brain injury, stroke, pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation needs.


We are a hospital setting able to admit medically complex patients with a sole commitment to rehabilitation and recovery after a serious medical event.


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 Encompass Health of Braintree, MA are discharged directly to their homes.


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


Proud to be one of Fortune Magazine’s World Most Admired Companies for multiple years!


Speech Language Pathologists are a key member of the rehab team of SLP, OT, PT, Nursing and Medical staff.


As a Speech Pathologist at Encompass Health you will:


  • Work with patients recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, or Parkinson ’s disease in their acute phase of rehabilitation.
  • Be providing 3 hours of therapy a day between SLP, OT, PT
  • Enjoy our Clinical Ladders Program to develop you as a therapist.
  • Have opportunities to lead group therapy (aphasia group, Parkinson’s speech group, memory group).
  • Have opportunities for training and continuing education in stroke and neuro rehabilitation.
  • Work in a supportive team environment.
  • Have exposure to Visipitch technology, BITS technology
  • Work with a collaborative team process with case management, nursing, PT, OT, MD for patient care.
  • Work with a team of 5-7 full time SLP’s .
  • Evaluate and treat impairments including aphasia, dysphagia, cognitive-linguistic impairments, motor speech impairments, trach weaning.
  • Administer assessment protocols including MOCA, RBANS, WAB, CLQT, ALFA, BDAE, SLUMS, SCCAN, JFK CRS-R
  • Enjoy guaranteed 40-hour work week


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.



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, 02184


Job Code: 100031


Address: 250 Pond Street, Braintree 02184
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2314995
Contact Name - External: Mark Hutchison
Contact Email - External: