• Speech Pathologist PRN

    Job ID
    2019-74037
    Employment Type
    Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental
    Department
    Acute Inpatient Speech - Language Therapy
    Hours / Pay Period
    1
    Facility
    Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    GILBERT
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    Sunday – Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Located in the Gilbert, Ariz., suburb of Phoenix, the Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, is a 198-bed, not-for profit hospital with more than 1,300 employees and almost 900 doctors on staff representing all major specialties.  In 2014, Phoenix Children’s Hospital launched a 22-bed pediatric unit inside the hospital.   Mercy Gilbert opened in 2006 and has been a vital part of the growing community. Today it is the fifth largest employer in Gilbert. During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, Mercy Gilbert provided more than $24 million in community benefit. As a result of Dignity Health’s mission to deliver health care and partner with the community, more than 42,000 people in the East Valley were reached through community health services.  For more information visit: https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/mercygilbert.

    Responsibilities

    The Therapist provides patient care, including evaluating the patient for treatment, providing and directing administration of the care plan upon the referral from the physician. Consults with other health care disciplines to coordinate therapeutic programs and discharge planning for individual patients. Instructs patients and caregivers in home program exercises and functional activities. Assists with patient program management, while delivering quality patient services.

    Qualifications

    Minimum:

    • Internship or rotation in appropriate clinical setting required.
    • Graduate of an accredited Speech/Language Pathology program or related field required.
    • Computer skills required.
    • Arizona License in professional area.
    • American Heart Association BLS required.
    • CT

     

    Preferred:

    • 2 years progressive experience in clinical area, performing patient clinical care preferred.
    • Master's or Doctorate degree in appropriate clinical area preferred.
    • Prior use of electronic health record preferred.

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