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Speech-Language Pathologist I - Acute Therapy
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center | Los Angeles, California
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Job Description

Cedars-Sinai is one of thelargest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S. with 886 licensed beds,2,100 physicians, 3,000 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionalsand staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosingand treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex andadvanced illnesses. In addition, Cedars-Sinai serves the community through itsMedical Network, which includes the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Group andCedars-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.

Educational Experience:

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

* Working Title: Speech-Language Pathologist I - Acute Therapy
* Department: Speech Therapy-I/P
* Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
* City: Los Angeles
* Job Category: Therapy / Rehab
* Job Specialty: Speech Therapy
* Position Type: Full-time
* Shift Length: 8 hour shift
* Shift Type: Day

About Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Is Leading the Quest for Health Among California Hospitals

Since our founding in 1902, Cedars-Sinai has been solely focused on providing the finest healthcare available among California hospitals. As a result, many advances in all areas of healthcare have been made and hundreds of thousands of lives have been significantly impacted.

More than 1,800 physicians in virtually all medical specialties are affiliated with the California hospital, Cedars-Sinai. They join more than 8,000 employees, 2,000 volunteers and 15,000 fundraising support group members to form a unique partnership in delivering world-class medicine.

Cedars-Sinai physicians are leaders in basic and clinical research, bringing advancements in medicine directly from the laboratory to the bedside. In addition, they teach over 245 residents and fellows in nearly 60 graduate medical education programs at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai ranks as one of the top California hospitals in clinical quality. Quality patient care and dedication to patient satisfaction are the cornerstones of Cedars-Sinai. Our quality is measured in high patient satisfaction scores, continuous clinical performance activities, excellent medical outcomes, ongoing research and academic programs, and receipt of the following designations and awards.

Working at Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai has put in place a progressive Compensation and Benefits program including a choice between two (2) retirement plans including a Defined Contribution Plan and a Defined Benefit Plan. We are one of a very few employers in the United States that offers its employees this type of choice.

Cedars-Sinai provides employees the resources and support of a large thriving organization, yet, in your work area, you establish valuable friendships and relationships that support you in your work on a daily basis. As part of an organization with a century long history of firsts, our employees enjoy a strong sense of pride and personal satisfaction.

Cedars-Sinai provides the opportunity to touch lives and be touched in return. Our institution truly recognizes the importance of caring and listening to our employees.