Providence Health & Services Speech Pathologist in Burbank, California
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Providence is calling a Speech Pathologist (Per diem/ Day shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.
We are seeking Speech 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. Demonstrates 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
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 demonstrates competencies in fire training, patient and employee safety, personal protective equipment, safe transfers, hazardous materials, disaster, evacuation, incident reports, infection control, and administrative policies and procedures. SLP demonstrates willingness to report medical/health care errors, opinions and needs as well as perceptions of risks to patients and suggestions for improving patient safety, and behavior management
Be responsible for completion of annual updates, staff competency assessment, continuing education requirements, CPR certification, continuing education, and licensure
Increase the patient's family's/caregiver's understanding of the patient's deficits and therapy options, encourage family participation in the decision-making process, and provide appropriate access to available community resources
Provide preventative services, in-services, and consultation, when appropriate, to patients, family/caregivers, staff, and the community
Develop appointment schedules to have the maximum feasible therapeutic impact on the patient
Identify patient/client needs and develops quality programs to meet those needs. Ensures delivery of quality services for inpatients/outpatients
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, JACHO, local, state, federal, and ASHA 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 hospital, JACHO, local, state, federal, ASHA guidelines
Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies
The following accountabilities may be reassigned:
Drive vehicle/hospital van to transport patients to and from the hospital for home evaluations and community integration activities. (For designated PHC employees that have driving responsibilities.)
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
One (1) or more years 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 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.
Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened 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, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
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
Job Category: Speech Therapy
Req ID: 290078