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Speech-Language Pathologist PerDiem

Requisition # 20000704 Apply Now

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of

others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of premier healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals!

What will you be doing in this role?

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.

Education required:

Graduate of an ACOTE accredited OT program or equivalent

License required:
Valid and current license as an OT in the state of California
Valid and current CPR certification: American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS)

Experience required:
Minimum of 2 years of experience as a practicing therapist and evidence of ability to perform at this level.  A minimum of two years experience in acute care.  Working experience with an electronic healthcare record preferred.

Physical demands:
Able to push, pull, lift up to 100 lbs on an intermittent basis; able to bend,stoop, sit, stand and walk without restrictions.
  • Working Title: Speech-Language Pathologist PerDiem
  • Department: Speech Therapy-I/P
  • Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Therapy / Rehab
  • Job Specialty: Speech Therapy
  • Position Type: Per Diem
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day
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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. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

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