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Speech Pathologist

Mercy Medical Center Redding Redding, California

The posted compensation range of $38.81 - $56.28 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-308984 Employment Type Full Time Department Rehab Services PT / OT / Speech Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule rotating weekends Remote No Category Therapy

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.

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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.

1.1Conducts initial evaluations on assigned inpatients within 24 working hours of receipt of order, ensuring they are completed within 48 hours
1.2Performs initial evaluations for newly referred patients to determine the primary and secondary problems involved. Collects baseline data and determines the appropriateness of the prescribed care
1.3Develops a patient treatment plan based on the information obtained from the initial evaluation, including modalities/procedures to be used, treatment objectives, frequency of patient visits, and time frame for short-term goals
1.4Re-assesses the patient's progress and revises the treatment plan on a bi-weekly basis or sooner
1.5Completes documentation in the patient's chart which includes the subjective and objective responses and any anticipated changes in the treatment plan. Reviews patient care plan daily and adjusts it appropriately
1.6Participates in case and family conferences as needed
1.7Maintains complete patient records which includes test results, consultative reports, treatment goals, daily therapy notation, progress reports, discharge summaries, and letters of reconsideration
1.8Communicates with referring physicians regarding outpatient's progress and other appropriate reports on a timely basis
1.9Completes patient discharge summaries and QA Data Collection properly and in a timely manner
1.10Includes the family in observation of treatment activities and supervised participation whenever possible. Provides a home program for patients prior to discharge when appropriate
1.11Assumes responsibility for professional growth by taking advantage of the available opportunities
1.12Performs other related duties as assigned or requested in a professional manner


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

*Sign-on bonus and/or relocation assistance available to qualified candidates.*hstatetherapy



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