Providence Health & Services Speech Therapist - Speech Therapy in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Speech Therapist ( Per Diem / Day Shift ) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

Per Diem SLP position in an acute care and sub acute care setting available.

Per Diem commitment is minimum of 1 Saturday every month and 1 Sunday every other month. May work more weekends if desired. High Census and PTO coverage during weekdays if candidate is available. Therapist should be licensed with acute hospital setting experience. .Patient population includes but is not limited to neurological; medical/surgical; cardiac/telemetry; pulmonary and oncology. Position requires excellent communication skills, team work and customer/family focus.

In this position you will:

  • The Speech Therapist is a licensed professional who is responsible for maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice in accordance with regulatory agencies and the American Speech Therapy Association (ASHA).

  • The Speech Therapist demonstrates proficient clinical knowledge and skills in providing and initiating treatment programs for individuals with swallowing, speech and cognitive impairments.

  • Utilizing a collaborative team approach in providing care to; young, middle and older adult patients.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current California State Speech Therapy License

  • Basic Life Support Certificate for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association

  • Requires fluent ability to understand oral and written English, including English text.

  • Requires ability to perform all physical requirements (RU – 91) pertaining to delegated tasks.

  • Requires ability to organize and prioritize work, completes assignments on time.

  • Requires ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative working relationship with patients, families and coworkers.

  • Requires ability to type and use a computer efficiently.

  • Requires the ability to work effectively independently and with a team

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Speech Therapy

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 187711