Speech Pathologist

Job ID
2020-138337
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Rehab Services PT / OT / Speech
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Mercy Medical Center Redding
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
rotating weekends, 10 hour shifts
Work Schedule
10 Hour
Location
CA-REDDING

Overview

For more than 70 years, Mercy Medical Center Redding has offered comprehensive health care in the North State, providing acute care and a full range of medical services.  The 267-bed hospital offers major medical services including a Level II Trauma Center as well as specialized Cardiovascular Care, Stroke Care, Orthopedics, Neurological Surgery, Comprehensive Cancer Care, Maternity Care, and da Vinci Robotic Surgery.  It is the sole provider of obstetrical services, along with the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Shasta County.  In addition, the hospital’s network of care includes Mercy Home Health and Hospice and Dignity Health Connected Living.  Mercy Medical Center Redding is a member of the Dignity Health system and is a sister facility to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta. As one of the area’s largest non-profit employers, we are proud to give back to the community by providing many programs and services to benefit overall health.

Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/north-state/locations/mercy-redding to learn more.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

The incumbent is responsible for administration and direct application of Speech/Language Pathology treatment modalities as prescribed by a referring physician. The incumbent evaluates plans, directs and treats all patients referred to speech/language. The incumbent also provides pathology treatments to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury.

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current California SLP license required
  • One (1) year of experience as a practicing Speech Pathologist in pediatrics required (if providing independent case coverage)
  • Current BLS certification required (must be certified through the American Heart Association)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent clinical experience in a variety of communication disorders and emphasis in dysphagia preferred
  • Certificate of Clinical Competency preferred

*Neonatal experience/training preferred

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