Job Description

Location: Holy Family Hospital
Posted Date: 5/24/2024
Job Type: Per Diem
Salary: To be determined by experience
Department: 0301.54870 HFH Speech/Language Thrp

Join us at Holy Family Hospital

Not many healthcare professionals have the opportunity to build a career with a great job and robust benefits while also caring for friends, family and neighbors. You can when you work at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen and Haverhill. As part of the Steward Health Care System, our goal is to offer low-cost, high-quality healthcare to the people who live and work near our hospital, so they don’t have to travel far for great care.

Our two campuses in Methuen and Haverhill have a total of 320 beds and we are a full service, acute care hospital offering comprehensive inpatient medical/surgical units, outpatient care, and 24/7 emergency services. We have three behavioral health units, cardiac telemetry, and critical care service lines. Our Haverhill campus offers all private rooms, and our Methuen campus offers a new state-of-the-art catheterization suite and Joint Center of Excellence named as a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction+ Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.

Position Summary: Speech Pathologist Per Diem

Job Description:

Administers and directs administration of diagnostic evaluations and therapeutic treatment utilized in the short- and long-term rehabilitation of out-patients with speech, language, swallowing and hearing impairments.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs patient evaluations in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to appropriately select, administer, score and interpret formal and informal assessment tools.
  • Demonstrates ability to develop, modify, and advance treatment programs that maximize the highest functional performance of each patient, in a creative, skillful and efficient manner, and in collaboration with other team members.
  • Demonstrates care planning that simultaneously incorporates patient and family goals and preferences, physician requirements and financial issues and constraints.
  • Appropriately address patient education needs including, but not limited to discharge planning, home exercise programs and equipment needs.
  • Demonstrates ethical behavior as defined by profession, industry and/or organization.
  • Demonstrates documentation that adheres to departmental, professional and regulatory standards and time frames with clinical, multi/interdisciplinary and payer mandated documentation and clinical care communication.
  • Submits timely and accurate charges.
  • Demonstrates compliance with policy, procedure and practice standards.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for and the enhancement of clinical skills through in-services, literature review, self-study or other learning opportunities during the year.
  • Knows and understands job responsibilities and takes charge of and accepts these responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates ability to learn and apply new skill.
  • Completes appropriate competencies for the hospital and department.
  • Provides patient care based on evidence based medicine.
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of patient right to confidentiality.
  • Adjusts schedule as necessary in view of fluctuations in workload.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Education: master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology or equivalent from an ASHA accredited school.
  2. Experience: - Preferred
  3. Certification/Licensure: master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology or equivalent from an ASHA accredited school. BLS required.


We have many plans with various deductibles, which can cover individuals or families, so you can customize a plan that will work for you! Steward Health Care works with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to provide affordable health insurance for our employees in benefit eligible positions. Our Health Plans Highlights are:

  • Deductibles will not apply to services provided by a Steward provider (Tier 1).
  • Office visits copays will be $0 when a member uses a Steward Provider (Tier 1).
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse office visits will be $0 for all In-Network providers (Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3).

Other Benefits provided:

  • Dental, Vision, Health Care Savings Account, Life Insurance, Short Term and Long-Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Shift Differential, Tuition Reimbursement, and more.

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country’s largest physician-led, tax paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multi-specialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers. Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristics.

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