Speech Language Pathologist PRN - Acute

Per Diem
12303 DePaul Drive
Bridgeton, MO 63044-2512
View Maps & Directions

Job Description

SSM Health Rehabilitation - Bridgeton, MO

(Located DePaul Health Center)

Speech Language Pathologist / Per Diem 

Tier I - $45

Tier II - $50 

Weekend shift differentials

Not ready to apply? Schedule a time to learn more and speak with a recruiter today.



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 two years of experience in (acute care or inpatient rehab). 

Experience performing Modified Barium Swallows (MBS) and Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallow (FEES) independently is required.

Benefits of being a PRN therapist with us:

  • Eligible for 401k 
  • Engaged and team-oriented culture

*CFY candidates will be considered if currently in full-time role supporting CFY.*


  • 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 llicense or eligibility for state license as a Speech Language Pathologist 
  • 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.
  • Experience performing Modified Barium Swallows (MBS) and Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallow (FEES) independently 
  • Minimum of two years of experience in (acute care or inpatient rehab

Additional Data

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.

The DePaul Ministry of SSM Health is accredited by The Joint Commission as a Center of Excellence for Total Joint Replacement and a Comprehensive Center of Excellence for Stroke.  DePaul serves the north and northwest St Louis County area in Missouri and our neighbors to the east in Illinois.  Our diverse and progressive therapy department participates in research and program advancement throughout the 450 bed hospital.

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.

Benefits of being a therapist with us:

  • Eligible for 401k 
  • Engaged and team-oriented culture

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.”


Apply Now

Apply from a Different Device

To complete your application on another device, simply send it to yourself here. We do not store this email or use it for any purpose other than forwarding this job to the name and email that you designate.

Not Ready to Apply? Join Our Talent Network

If you are interested in our Career opportunities but not ready to apply, join our Talent Network to stay connected to us and receive updates on the latest job opportunities and company now.

Join Our Talent Network
Questions? We can help!
Contact Us