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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Acute Rehab - Full Time

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Acute Rehab - Full Time

Job ID 
61970
Location 
US-CA-Los Angeles
Experience (Years) 
1
Category 
Therapy - Speech & Language Pathology
Street Address 
2070 Century Park East
Company 
California Rehabilitation Institute
Position Type 
Full Time-Regular
Recruiter email address 
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Overview

California Rehabilitation Institute

**Joint Venture with Cedars-Sinai, UCLA and Select Medical**

Speech Language Pathologist SLP

 

California Rehabilitation Institute provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Amputation
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Multiple Traumas

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

Evaluates all assigned patients and develops, implements and modifies treatment plan in accordance with the patient’s need and physician direction. Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline specific therapy services for those assigned patients. Ensures design of functional treatment programs allowing for effective return to community activities. Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, coworkers and self. Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline specific therapy services and design of program delivery.

 

  • Completes a comprehensive evaluation of assigned patients. Utilizes clinical reasoning to develop appropriate treatment plan and goals focused on progressing patients towards discharge within an established length of stay. 
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to address all barriers to discharge. This includes timely equipment trialing and ordering, completion of all patient and family training including issuing of a home exercise program, and planning for continuing services. 
  • Demonstrates flexibility in all aspects of caseload management including accepting coverage, ensuring that the plan of care is communicated, implemented and progressed throughout the length of stay. Effectively and efficiently manages individual, concurrent, and group treatment sessions based on patient care needs. 
  • Completes medical record documentation in a clear, concise, accurate and timely manner, inclusive of daily documentation, goal writing, FIM entry, letters of medical necessity, discharge documentation, and charge entry using approved formats in compliance with state, federal and intermediary guidelines and in accordance with the Hospital's policies and procedures. Ensures care is provided under signed, valid physician orders and within insurance approval, as indicated and necessary for clinical care of the patient. 
  • Actively creates an individualized professional development plan with clinical management. Identifies and initiates own professional growth, actively pursuing professional development through continuing education, self study and involvement in professional activities and organizations. Applies learned information in order to meet the strategic objectives of the organization. 
  • Actively participates in patient and professional advocacy efforts that may include lobbying activities, health fairs, community level events, professional memberships, fundraising/charitable activities. 
  • Adheres to discipline specific State Practice Act and other regulatory agencies. Maintains professional licensure in good standing and completes all state mandated continuing education requirements. Performs in an ethical manner in accordance with discipline specific professional code of conduct. 
  • Understands the organization’s performance improvement methodology to improve quality of services provided by this position. Demonstrates awareness of organizational performance improvement initiatives and follows through with the action plans. Offers feedback through staff meetings, focus groups or direct supervisor in order to maximize performance improvement outcomes. 
  • Performs other duties as requested. 

Qualifications

Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

  1. Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist required.
  2. Current Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language & Hearing Association or eligibility for Certification pending professional experience required.
  3. Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.
  4. Two or more years of clinical experience.

Additional Data

At California Rehabilitation Institute our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.

 

Other benefits of the Full Time position include:

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • Join the network of over 40,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities