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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: St Johns Hospital Camarillo
Location: Camarillo
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Speech Language Pathologist - Speech Therapy
St. John's Hospital Camarillo

We are seeking a Speech Language Pathologist to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience working with patients with communication and language disorders, as well as a passion for helping people improve their quality of life through speech therapy. -


  • Conducts annual performance reviews as assigned by Therapy Manager/Supervisor and works to assist other speech therapists in improving job performance. -
  • Accurately identifies patient's functional deficits/dysfunction through review of the medical record, through observation of the patient, through information obtained from the patient/family, and through assessment of expressive/receptive language, motor speech, cognitive/linguistic hearing, voice and swallowing and other speech therapy assessment techniques.
  • Communicates regularly with other members of the healthcare team regarding goals, progress and rehab potential. Works as a collaborative member of the treatment team. -
  • Maintains current skills and competency by attending at least one continuing education course annually and at least 1 department/hospital inservice a month -
  • Consistently and accurately documents care of the patient on day care is delivered, using both hospital and department policies. Uses clear, concise and objective data.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning.
  • Family is included in teaching, as appropriate.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly and is knowledgeable in care and maintenance of all therapy equipment in department.
  • Demonstrates correct technique of accepted speech therapy procedures including strategies and techniques to increase cognitive/linguistic skills, speech intelligibility, functional math and reading skills, communication skills and safe swallowing.
  • Represents and promotes therapy services to hospital staff, volunteers, patients and visitors through use of tact, good judgement, positive attitude and effective communication skills.
  • Makes appropriate recommendations regarding the patient's plan of care to the physician, case managers, nursing and other health care team members. -
  • Demonstrates good time management skills and assists in monitoring and maintaining productivity standards


    • Minimum of five (5) years clinical experience with evidence of extensive training in a given specialty area

      • Specialty areas may include but not limited to:

        • Neuro-rehabilitation
        • Brain injury
        • Pediatrics
        • Swallowing

        • Current California State license in Speech Therapy (LIC SLP)
        • Current AHA CPR certification (CT CPRBLS)

          Special Skills:

          • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work tactfully and effectively with fellow staff members physicians hospital departments and the general public.
          • Demonstrates knowledge of teaching and leadership skills including a proficiency for conceptual thinking motivating teaching principles and problem solving.
          • Demonstrates advanced working knowledge of the principles standard practices procedures and equipment utilized in the department.
          • Ability and willingness to actively participate in departmental and hospital programs.
          • Demonstrates self-motivation and ability to achieve results through good organizational skills and prioritization of work.
          • Knowledge and understanding of pertinent standards and regulations including DHS and The Joint Commission.
          • Ability to gather comprehend and interpret data for Quality Improvement activities.
          • Ability to work independently and be a functional team member in a team oriented environment.
          • Ability to be mentor/coach student interns or oversee their clinical experience.
          • Ability to be flexible with caseload within any given day as needed for the benefit of the department.
          • Promotes S.T. services in the community as appropriate.

Keywords: St Johns Hospital Camarillo, Camarillo , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Camarillo, California

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