SSM Health Rehabilitation Network is seeking a Per Diem Licensed and ASHA Certified Clinically Competent Speech Language Pathologist to join our team at the Richmond Heights Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital located on the St. Mary's Campus in Richmond Heights, MO.
As the leading provider of comprehensive rehabilitation services in the St. Louis area, SSM Health Rehabilitation Network delivers the specialized care and advanced treatment that enables individuals with stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, amputation, joint replacement and other orthopedic trauma, and general medical rehabilitation needs, to rebuild their lives.
SSM Health Rehabilitation Network encompasses five SSM-STL Acute Care hospitals throughout the metro St. Louis region (SSM Health— St. Mary’s, St. Joseph’s-St. Charles, DePaul, St. Clare and St. Joseph’s-Lake Saint Louis) and includes three SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospitals. Two of our inpatient rehabilitation units are located within acute care hospitals (SSM Health St. Mary's Health Center in St. Louis, and SSM Health St. Joseph West in Lake St. Louis) and we have one a stand-alone hospital (the 60-bed SSM Health Bridgeton Hospital in Bridgeton). This wide footprint in the greater St. Louis area provides patients with convenient, on-site access to very specialized medical care during their rehabilitative stay.
Speech Therapy is compromised in a regional unit, requiring all SLPs to be competent and available to work across both acute care and inpatient rehabilitation settings. This allows for a breadth of knowledge for our patients and also, increased coverage based on census and hospital needs. Teamwork and individualized, compassionate patient care provide a basis for learning and professional development in a community hospital atmosphere. Therapy is provided in the areas of orthopedics, cardiopulmonary, neurology, oncology, general medicine and surgery.
We are looking for candidates with a minimum of one year of experience in (acute care or inpatient rehab).
CFY candidates will not be accepted for this position.
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.
Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist required.
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.
Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.
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