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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Speech Language Pathologist in Las Vegas, Nevada

Serving the community for nearly 60 years, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with 762 beds, provides the most comprehensive, quality healthcare in Southern Nevada. As Las Vegas' largest acute care facility, Sunrise provides sophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community. Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center has been selected the Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years and had earned the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. We are also ranked Nursing Professionals Top 100 Hospitals to work for!

Our Speech Therapy teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

*This is a Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist position working with pediatric patients. Acute hospital pediatrics experience is strongly preferred. *

POSITION SUMMARY:

The staff speech language pathologist is responsible for the evaluation, assessment, and treatment of a wide variety of patients, including, but not limited to patients with: neurological, cardiac, and other medical conditions in the areas of acute, subacute, rehabilitation an outpatient speech language pathology. The staff speech language pathologist is responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients with suspected speech, language, cognitive, communicative, and swallowing impairments.

The staff speech language pathologist must evaluate and treat patients in accordance with the rules and regulations of this facility, the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), and the State of Nevada, Board of Professional Regulations.

The staff speech language pathologist must demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span and assess and interpret data reflective of the patients’ medical status and age specific needs, in order to provide the appropriate care, as described in the department’s policies and procedures.

The staff speech language pathologist will provide goal directed treatment program planning, implementation and modification, as well as related documentation and communication for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, or national origin.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

One to two years’ experience in hospital or rehab setting preferred.Experience working in acute hospital pediatrics is strongly preferred.CFYs cannot be considered at this time. Training or practicum areas of aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, cognitive deficits, dysphagia, neurological disorders, cleft palate and voice disorders is required

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

MS or MA in Speech Pathology

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS:

State of Nevada Board of Examination for Audiology and Speech Pathology

Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from American Language Speech & Hearing Association

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Hospital Corporation of America (HCA)is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility-based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Speech Language Pathologist

Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center

Requisition ID: 01541-19903

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