Summary of Job Duties
The Speech Therapist is a licensed professional who evaluates, treats, and establishes a plan of care in
relation to deficits of speech, language, cognition, perception, voice, swallow function, oral-motor function and
non-verbal communication. The populations involved include geriatric, pediatric, neonatal, neurologic, and all
ages throughout the spectrum.
Qualifications & Requirements
Certificate of Clinical Competency from American Speech, Language, Hearing Association or its equivalent
Current State of California License in Speech-Language Pathology, Master’s Required
Knowledge and ability to perform videofluoroscopy swallow evaluations independently
Must possess Current American Heart Association BLS or American Red Cross Professional Rescuer
San Joaquin Community Hospital (SJCH) is a 255-bed acute-care facility located in downtown Bakersfield, California. With more than 100 years...