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Cedars-Sinai Speech-Language Pathologist - Acute Therapy - Per Diem in Los Angeles, California

Cedars-Sinai is one of the

largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S. with 886 licensed beds,

2,100 physicians, 3,000 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals

and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing

and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex and

advanced illnesses. In addition, Cedars-Sinai serves the community through its

Medical Network, which includes the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and

Cedars-Sinai Health Associates.

As a per diem Speech Language Pathologist in Acute Therapy at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will have comprehensive knowledge of assessment and intervention techniques in a medical and physical disabilities setting.

Perform evaluations

Demonstrate appropriate treatment interventions and strategies

Complete discharge planning for patients

Knowledge and experience with bedside swallow exams and video swallow evaluations

Must possess a minimum computer competency comprised of a working knowledge of Windows or comparable system (specifically including keyboard and mouse skills). As applicable to individual job duties and expectations, employee must additionally possess a working knowledge of word processing, databases, presentation development, e-mail, browser and online reporting.

While performing video-swallowing studies, speech-language pathologists may be exposed to mild doses of radiation.

The Therapist-Per Diem is considered employed on an at-will basis

with no guarantee of scheduled hours. Scheduling is done based on staffing need

and availability. The Therapist-Per Diem staff member is expected to be

available a minimum of 16 hours per month.

E ducation Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited SLP program

License/Certification Requirements:

Valid and current license as a SLP in the state of California

Valid and current CPR certification from American Heart Association (AHA)

Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association (AHA)

Experience:

Minimum of 5 years of experience as a practicing therapist; minimum of one year experience in an acute care setting that includes clinical swallowing evaluations, modified barium swallow evaluations, speaking valve evaluations. Experience working with the electronic health record preferred.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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