Speech Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP), Per Diem Days - Acute Therapy

Rockville, MD
Sep 14, 2019
Oct 15, 2019
Full Time
As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation seeks to hire a Speech Language Pathologist who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Qualified candidates will possess:
• Licensure as an SLP in the state of Maryland
• Active American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
**Acute care experience preferred and MBS and/or FEES trained a plus!

Per-Diem, Day shift on an as needed basis; hours needed will be between 8 am to 5:30 pm on weekday or weekend

The Speech Language Pathologist:

- Performs an initial examination and evaluation to establish a impairment/diagnosis, prognosis and plan of care prior to intervention for all persons served with basic rehabilitation needs in acute care.
- Provides, or directs and supervises, the therapy intervention consistent with the results of the examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, and plan of care.
- Involves the patient/client and appropriate others in the planning, implementation, and assessment of the plan of care. - Reexamines the patient/client as necessary during an episode of care to evaluate progress or change in patient/client status and modifies the plan of care accordingly or discontinues speech-language pathology services.
- In consultation with appropriate disciplines, plans for discharge of the patient/client taking into consideration achievement of anticipated goals and expected outcomes, and provides for appropriate follow-up or referral.
- Discontinues intervention when the patient/client is unable to continue to progress toward goals or when the speech-language pathologist determines that the patient/client will no longer benefit from therapy (in coordination with referring provider/team where indicated).
- Communicates, coordinates and documents all aspects of patient/client management including the results of the initial examination and evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, plan of care, interventions, response to interventions, barriers to progress, changes in patient/client status relative to the interventions, reexamination, and discharge/discontinuation of intervention and other patient/client management activities with members of the care team as indicated.

Fast paced acute care hospital looking for Per Diem staff to assist with volume fluctuations! Join our team!

Work Schedule:

Per-Diem, Days on an as needed basis

Hours needed will be between 8 am to 5:30 pm on weekday or weekend

**Acute Care experience preferred

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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