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Speech Therapist

Paradise Valley Hospital National City Per Diem
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Overview

Paradise Valley Hospital is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a designation that recognizes superior performance of hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays.

 

Paradise Valley is the only hospital in San Diego County to receive this recognition five years in a row (2014-2018). Paradise Valley is a member of Prime Healthcare, and Prime Healthcare has more Patient Safety Excellence Award recipients for three consecutive years (2016-2018) than any other health system in the country.

 

"We applaud the hospitals who have received the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award," said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. "Their dedication and commitment to providing safe care creates tangible results for patients."

 

The distinction places Paradise Valley among the top five percent of all acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

 

"We are extremely honored to receive this award," says Neerav Jadeja, Paradise Valley Hospital CEO. "All of our staff, both clinical and non-clinical, physicians, and leadership are devoted to providing the highest quality care for our community. Their hard work and dedication to our hospital helps ensure a safe environment for our patients."

Responsibilities

Responsible for the evaluation, treatment planning and implementation of treatment for patients demonstrating disorders of speech, language, cognition, swallowing and other services prescribed by a physician. Assists in developing and implementing new and ongoing programs beneficial for the enhancement of the department.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited college or university with Bachelor's in speech therapy required.

  • MS degree in Speech-Language Pathology preferred.

  • At least one year of experience in a hospital setting.

  • Licensed by the State in Speech-Language Pathology.

  • Current BLS (must be through the American Heart Association) for healthcare provider's certification upon hire and maintain current.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
     

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