Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork and wholeness.
The Speech Pathologist provides advanced patient care including evaluations, goal setting, treatment planning, family training and the application of treatment techniques in accordance with designated practice act and department policy and procedure. Is responsible for providing inpatient care as per physician's orders. Supervises non-CCS (California Children's Services) paneled staff as requested. Participates in case conferences and discharge planning meetings. Works with the program coordinator, case manager and/or MTU (Medical Therapy Unit)/school representative communicating and coordinating recommendations for ongoing therapy and equipment needs upon discharge. Performs other duties as needed.
Master`s Degree in Speech Pathology or Communicative Disorders required. Minimum one year of experience in a Medical Speech Pathology or Rehabilitation setting.Current Speech Pathology licensure required. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certification and Basic Life Support certification required. CCS-Paneled required if assigned to Pediatric Rehabilitation or fulfill CCS paneling requirements within twelve months from hire date.
Able to use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment; perform technical patient care activities. Able to communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach and collaborate; accept direction. Demonstrates understanding of the economics of rehabilitation, (i.e. Funding policies and sources, accreditation, marketability, cost management, managed care, case management systems, materials management, etc.). Cooperates with management and other associates in achieving organizational goals, clinical program, and mission. Integrates clinical and administrative feedback and direction. Able to read, write legibly, speak in English with professional quality; communicate effectively, in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; problem solve; recall information; pay close attention to detail. Abilities: Able to distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.
As the largest hospital in our region, Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) has over 20 specialties. We are involved in clinical studies and other research programs in areas such as perinatal and molecular biology. We have led the field of infant heart transplantation where we have performed about 50% of the world’s heart transplants in infants less than six months of age, while our Cancer Institute brings focus to cancer research on prevention and treatment. Other areas of research include osteoporosis, mineral metabolism and nutrition.
Our specialties include:
Cancer Care - including Proton Treatment Center
Mental Health Services
Level III NICU
For nearly 100 years, Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) has been committed to providing its community with the best health care possible. With more than 400 faculty physicians and over 6,000 other personnel dedicated to the delivery of quality health care, our hospital proudly celebrates its one hundred year anniversary. From its humble beginnings in 1905 to the present day 11-story building with 789 licensed beds; we have grown to become a leader in health care and pioneer of life-saving medicine.
LLUMC operates some of the largest clinical programs in the United States in areas such as neonatal care. We are also recognized as an international leader in infant heart transplantation and one of only three hospital-based proton cancer treatment centers in the country. Each year, the institution admits over 30,000 inpatients and serves over 400,000 outpatients. LLUMC is the only Level-I regional trauma center for Inyo, Mono, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties.
Loma Linda University Medical Center is a 789-bed academic tertiary care hospital with over twenty specialties. We have 72 beds in our Level III NICU, which is the only one of its kind and size in our region, as well as the Children’s Hospital dedicated just for kids. Along with the Children’s Hospital, LLUMC’s East Campus, and Behavioral Medicine Center, we have nearly 900 beds available for patient care. Our East Campus specializes in the areas of physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedics, neurosurgery and family medicine.
Honors & Recognition
“America’s Best Hospital” for Cardiac Services US News & World Report 2004
National Research Corporation (NRC) Consumer Choice Award for 5 straight years (1999-2004) for the San Bernardino and Riverside Counties