Â Administers evaluation and treatment procedures in Speech Pathology as prescribed by referring physician and according to state, federal, and hospital regulations as well as preferred practice patterns of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
Minimum Education:Graduation from a Speech / Language school approved by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Speech and Language Pathology Association.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:Knowledge:â¢Must understand and utilize the theories behind speech/language pathology and swallow.â¢Must understand theory and precautions/contraindications for all physical medicine agents relating to speech pathology procedures and their effects for the child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.â¢Must have knowledge of human anatomy and physiology in order to assess the effects of treatment on body function and structures for the child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.â¢Must understand concepts of isolation, sterile techniques and the applications within physical medicine.â¢Must understand required policies and procedures for PMR and the hospital in general.Experience:A minimum of two years of experience in a Speech/Language Pathology setting. Experience in Acute Care, Rehab, SNF or Outpatient is desired.Required License/Certification:Current license to practice Speech and Language Pathology in California issued by the Department of Consumer Affairs, Medical Board of California, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Examining Committee. Membership in the American Speech and Language Pathology Association is desired.Annual certification in BLS from the American Heart Association.As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles backed by an academic medical center. With its 40-year legacy of personalized care from expert physicians, experienced nurses and a dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USCâVHH brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.