Speech Language Pathologist
at Promise Hospital in San Diego
PromiseHospital of San Diego is current seeking an experienced Speech Therapist (SLP) to work 10-15 hours per week (including one weekend day)in our Rehab Services Department.
POSITION SUMMARY: The speech therapist is responsible for providing direct patient care within the scope of practice. The speech therapist provides patient assessment, care planning, direct treatment and consultation to a general rehab caseload, participates in the clinical interdisciplinary team process, provides teaching and training to care giver staff, is involved in clinical program development, supervises other licensed therapists, assistants, technicians, aides and students as required. The speech therapist maintains informative, accurate, and timely documentation and records management and works collaboratively with all disciplines, adhering to the professional standards of practice guidelines and code of ethics as set forth by the state board of speech and language pathology. The Speech Therapist is responsible for providing a comprehensive evaluation of cognitive communication skills and/or swallowing function and provide goal oriented treatment to facilitate maximum communication and/or swallowing function potential.
- Graduate from an accredited American Speech-Language Hearing Associations program satisfying the ASHA certification, Masters Degree preferred.
- Must hold a current state license and must maintain license renewal in accordance with the applicable State Licensing Board.
- One to two years speech therapy experience, long term acute care and rehabilitation experience is preferred
- Must be able to read, write, and speak English, as well as possess good verbal and written communications skills
CERTIFICATIONS: CPR Certification, SLP Licensure, CPI