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SPEECH PATHOLOGIST - Home Health in San Diego, CA at Scripps Home Health Care

Date Posted: 3/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Change Lives, Starting with Yours 
At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates.  So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

With over a 30-year history in the San Diego community, Scripps Home Health Care offers
quality health care in the place people are most comfortable – their home.
Our caring and compassionate professional team of nurses, therapists and other staff provides personalized attention and cost-effective care, allowing over 7.800 patients each year to remain as independent as possible.
This is a Home Health Speech Pathologist position that will provide evaluation, assessment, prognosis, treatment and education to patients and clients through a continuum of care according to the therapist's respective licensure/registration/certification, Code of Ethics, Federal/State regulations, JCAHO/UMQC and Care Center policies and procedures. Performs competencies as outlined in unit specific competency assessment tools. Demonstrates age specific care as established for area and job title.

The position will require travel throughout San Diego County, meeting the needs of rehab patients in the home setting.
This is a full-time, day shift position (80 hours per pay period). 

Job Requirements

Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • One year acute care experience required, 2 years Home Health experience strongly preferred.
  • Fluent knowledge of spoken and written English required.
  • Working knowledge of state and federal Home Care regulations and standards. 
  • Proven ability to utilize a problem solving process and critical thinking skills with demonstrated clinical expertise. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proven leadership ability, demonstrated time management skills and creatively. 
  • Adapts readily to ongoing changes in the health care environment.
Required Certification/Registration:
  • Requires Current California State licensure as a Speech Pathologist
  • BLS for Health Care Provider
Required Education/Course(s)/Training:
    Graduate of accredited school of speech and language pathology.
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.