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Cedars-Sinai Speech Pathologist - Acute Therapy - Per Diem in Los Angeles, California

Make a difference every single day!

At Cedars-Sinai, we're motivated by a collective spirit of innovation and the challenge to continuously improve. Above all, we share a real passion for helping others. Day after day, from department to department, our people give their all to create a community unlike any other. This is just one of the many reasons U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals—and now we invite you to join us and make a difference every single day in service of this outstanding work – excellence and innovation in patient care, research, and community service. From working with a team of dedicated professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have great resources to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others.

We know that you have options as to where you choose to work, and we provide our employees with the best possible work environment. One of our goals as an organization is to develop a well-trained and highly motivated workforce. We want to help you achieve your greatest potential by enabling you to progress within your job and advance your career.

As a per diem Speech Language Pathologist in Acute Therapy at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will have comprehensive knowledge of assessment and intervention techniques in a medical physical disabilities setting.

What will you be doing?

  • Perform evaluations

  • Demonstrate appropriate treatment interventions and strategies

  • Complete discharge planning for patients

  • Knowledge and experience with bedside swallow evaluations and cognitive/communication evaluations

  • The Therapist-Per Diem is considered employed on an at-will basis with no guarantee of scheduled hours. Scheduling is done based on staffing need and availability. The Therapist-Per Diem staff member is expected to be available a minimum of 16 hours per month.

Education Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited SLP program

License/Certification Requirements:

  • Valid and current license as a SLP in the state of California

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association or American Red Cross

What will set you apart? (Preferred Skills/Qualifications):

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a practicing therapist; preferably in an acute care setting. Experience working with the electronic health record preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • Able to push, pull, lift or carry 0-35 pounds on an intermittent basis;

  • Able to sit, stand, walk, bend, squat consistently in order to safely administer manual exercises and techniques;

  • Able to assist patient with physical activities such as transfers, bed mobility, and ambulation.

  • Able to identify need for an arrange assistance to maintain safe techniques.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.