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Speech Pathologist (Casual Pool/as needed)

Company: Encompass Health
Location: Altoona
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Job Description:

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona (formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of
Altoona) is an 80-bed acute rehabilitation hospital that provides
comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. We offer a wide
base of physical rehabilitative care for orthopedic, neurologic, multi-trauma,
spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, pulmonary, cardiac rehabilitation
needs and more.

Our hospital has a full complement of therapists, nurses, behavioral
health providers and medical staff to offer the best possible outcomes for our
patients. With an average length of stay of approximately 2 weeks, we have the
ability to get to know our patients and their families.

We are proud of the fact that approximately 80% of the
patients admitted to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona
are discharged directly to their homes.

Come see how we are changing people's lives- everyday.
Maybe you can too!

Six
JCAHO disease specific certification: Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury,
Cardiac and Ortho Rehab, Advanced Diabetes.

A stronger bond with patients

A stronger chance of recovery

BE THE CONNECTION.

Your role as a speech
pathologist (SLP) lets you be the connection between the compassionate care you
provide and exceptional patient outcomes. Use your passion for rehabilitation
to ensure that patients receive care that sets the standard while you lead with compassion and empathy. Enhance the impact of your abilities
with national post-acute care leader Encompass Health.

What
Makes Encompass Health Careers Different-and Better:

Working at Encompass Health means being part
of something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact on
patients' lives each day. Unlike the typical hospital setting, Encompass Health
offers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road to
recovery from stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, joint
replacements, multiple trauma and cardiac/pulmonary conditions. As you help
patients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significant
relationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along the
way.

Our culture of compassion and collaboration
is founded on more than just the care we provide our patients; it is expressed
in the values we live. We encourage and empower each employee to keep
learning and growing by providing the resources to deliver a better way to
care. At Encompass Health, you'll find something decidedly different and more
satisfying: A career that is challenging, inspiring and rewarding. Maximize your talent and join a
team that is committed to setting the standard for better healthcare with this engaging opportunity:

SPEECH PATHOLOGIST (SLP)

(HOSPITAL/FACILITY
NAME)

(CITY/STATE)

(SHIFT
INFORMATION)

(BONUS
INFORMATION, IF APPLICABLE)

Here is your
opportunity to channel the full extent of your knowledge, skills, ambition, and
experience on a daily basis. Inspire our patients to progress each day as you:

--- Provide speech-language treatment and
patient care according to hospital, state and federal regulations and
professional guidelines.

--- Delegate tasks and supervise fellows,
technicians and assistants.

--- Maintain open and ongoing communication
with hospital departments to ensure that patient, staff and hospital needs are
met.

Credentials:

--- Current state licensure or
certification on or before the first day of employment required.

--- CPR certification preferred unless
otherwise required by hospital policy essential.

--- Successful completion of an accredited
master's degree program or an accredited bachelor's degree program plus
sufficient experience in the field a must.

--- Demonstrated competence in
speech-language pathology evaluation, assessment, care planning and treatment
required.

--- Effective communication skills for
working with patients, families and caregivers required.

Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits that start on day one,
including:

--- Benefits that begin when you do.

--- Affordable medical, dental and vision plans
provided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families.

--- Generous paid time off that increases with
tenure.

--- Tuition reimbursement and continuing
education opportunities.

--- Company-matching 401(k) and employee
stock-purchase plans.

--- Flexible spending and health savings accounts.

About Us:

Helping patients regain hope and
independence, Encompass Health is a national leader in post-acute care. We
operate rehabilitation hospitals and offer home health and hospice care in 36
states as well as Puerto Rico. Following the Encompass Way, we are driven by
our core values: We proudly set the standard, lead with empathy, do what's
right, focus on the positive, and remain stronger together.

Realize the powerful difference you can make.
Take this opportunity to join our team.

To learn more about us, please
visit us online at encompasshealth.com

Connect with us:

https://www.facebook.com/EncompassCareers

https://www.linkedin.com/company/encompasshealth/

https://twitter.com/encompasshlth

https://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Encompass-Health-EI_IE1959649.11,27.htm

Equal Opportunity Employer

Address: 2005 Valley View Blvd, Altoona 16602
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed
Job ID: 2011983
Contact Name - External: Christine Filer
Contact Email - External: Christine.Filer@encompasshealth.com

Keywords: Encompass Health, Altoona , Speech Pathologist (Casual Pool/as needed), Healthcare , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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