Cedars-Sinai Speech-Language Pathologist I - Acute Therapy 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 Speech Language Pathologist in Acute Therapy, you will evaluate and treat patients in accordance with the prescription of the physician. Provide patient care consistent with Scope of Practice Standards and Code of Ethics; the Plan for the Provision of Care to Patients, the Plan for Corporate Compliance, the Performance Improvement Plan and Patient Education Plan. Assist in the continuous quality improvement process and in the education and training of students, as applicable and assists in divisional growth and cohesiveness to ensure a high quality of therapy care. Competency skills include the ability to provide care maintaining safety of the environment, utilizing appropriate communication with sensitivity and attention to special populations, including patients with diverse cultural backgrounds, age, developmental issues and physical disabilities.
Preference: 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, spreadsheet, presentation development, e-mail, browser and online reporting.
Good knowledge of assessment and intervention techniques in a medical and physical disabilities setting.
Able to read, write, speak and understand English.
Must be competent by virtue of training and/or experience to perform evaluations, design and implement treatment plans and provide education in a manner appropriate to the age of the patient.
Possess a current and valid Speech-Language Pathologist license per California State requirements
American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
Experience: Preference: clinical experience and/or certificaton in the acute care setting; experience with swallow evaluations - clinical swallow, modified barium swallow and FEES
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.