Hackensack Meridian Health

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), Inpatient Acute Rehab - Per Diem

Job ID
Ocean University Medical Cntr
Job Location
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift Hours
Weekend Work
Every First Weekend
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
As Needed


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.


JRI is a 40 bed Acute Rehabilitation Hospital, part of the Hackensack Meridian Health System. We offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient  rehabilitation to individuals to regain quality of life after disability due to a disease or injury. Our emphasis is on maximizing functional independence in order to return patients to the community.  You will be part of an interdisciplinary team collaborating to provide individualized quality intervention to a varied diagnostic population consisting of   Stroke, Brain injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Guillian-Barre, Amputee, Cardiac post- surgical, pulmonary, complex orthopedics, and the medically complex. Shore Rehabilitation is currently Joint Commission and CARF certified, with Brain Injury and Stroke CARF specialty certifications.


Responsibilities include inpatient and outpatient evaluation/re-evaluations, therapeutic intervention and discharge planning. Therapists provide clinical coverage to our OP program as needed.  There is a strong emphasis on customer service  and quality care.


The Speech Pathologist is responsible for the provision of speech therapy services including but not limited to evaluation and treatment of an assigned case load of patients. 


A day in the life of a Speech Pathologist at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Supports the Mission, Values, Philosophy of the HMH network.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and Standards of Behavior
  • Evaluation and Treatment of an assigned caseload of patients.
  • Maintain documentation standards
  • Participation in the Interdisciplinary Team process
  • Assist in carrying out the performance improvement plans of the facility/department.
  • Participation in continuing education programs.
  • Support the goals and objectives of the department.
  • Participation in the process of Performance Management
  • Provides supervision and direction to SLP CFY, SLP students, therapy technicians and volunteers. 
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.


  • New Jersey Speech Pathologist License.
  • Graduate of an accredited speech language pathology program or equivalent required
  • Minimum of two years of clinical experience preferred
  • Advance Certifications preferred

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!


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