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Providence Health & Services Speech and Language Pathologist *On Call Days* in Burbank, California


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Providence is calling a Speech and Language Pathologist (Per-diem/Day-shift ) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

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We are seeking a Speech and Language Pathologist - who will evaluate patients of all ages regarding the application of a wide variety of therapeutic techniques for rehabilitation of speech, language, swallowing, and oral-motor disorders. Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age-specific patient population (e.g. infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics).

In this position you will:

  • Identify, assess, and provide treatment for communication, cognition, and swallowing function and their disorders as ordered by the attending physician

  • Assess and adapt the patient's environment with regard to privacy, safety, cultural and religious practices, age, physical and/or cognitive limitations, and language barriers

  • Demonstrate ability to perform patient and employee safety standards appropriate to the department’s scope of care. The speech pathologist demonstrate competencies in patient and employee safety, personal protective equipment, safe transfers, hazardous materials, disaster, evacuation, incident reports, infection control, and administrative policies and procedures. Demonstrate willingness to report medical/health care errors, opinions and needs as well as perceptions of risks to patients and makes suggestions for improving patient safety, and behavior management

  • Is responsible for completion of annual updates, staff competency assessment, continuing education requirements, CPR certification, continuing education, and licensure

  • Assist the physician in evaluating the level of function

  • Advise, consult and when appropriate, instruct the family and other agency personnel, in the patient’s therapy program

  • Identify patient/client needs and assists the patient’s physician with the development of a treatment plan to meet those needs

  • Observe, record and report information on the patient’s condition to the attending physician and in the patient’s health record

  • Evaluate the home environment and makes appropriate recommendations

  • Teach and supervise other health personnel when appropriate

  • Attend patient care staffing, conferences and other related meetings

  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, improving organization performance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards, per hospital, TJC, local, state, federal guidelines

  • Maintain professional affiliations and enhances professional growth and development to keep abreast of latest trends in rehabilitation services

  • Maintain timely departmental reports, records, and files as required, per agency, TJC, local, state, federal, ASHA guidelines

  • Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies

  • Make home visits


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology or Communication Disorders

  • Current BLS-HCP Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) - CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer accepted on hire until card expiration date

  • Licensed/registered by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board of California

  • Current California Driver License (for designated PHC employees that have driving responsibilities)

  • 1 year experience in providing Speech and Language Services

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Clinical hospital experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 392-bed acute care facility founded over 75 years ago by the Sisters of Providence. Known for our state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, we provide the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities.

We provide many specialized services and treatment capabilities. Our Heart and Vascular center delivers care with one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers for heart attack victims. The Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, which supports our Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, continues to grow inpatient and outpatient programs addressing stroke, Parkinson’s, and brain tumors. Maternal Child Health Services, including a level 3 NICU, support whole family care with 24/7 on site labor support and community education. The Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology providers, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Our exceptional orthopedic program has recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. Our Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery. In the fall of 2022 we will open our brand new, state-of-the-art Emergency Department which will triple our capacity to care for the community in their time of greatest need.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 320972