Speech Language Pathologist, PRN, Acute Care, Baptist Clay

Date Posted: Feb 13, 2024

Status: PRN

Shift Details: Various shifts

Job Summary

**Up to $1,200 Sign on Bonus**

Baptist Medical Center is currently looking to add a Speech Language Pathologist to our Acute Care Rehab Team in Jacksonville, FL. This is a PRN opportunity at the NEW Baptist Clay campus.

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Adult Speech Language Pathologist to join our dynamic team in an inpatient, acute care setting. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in adult speech-language pathology, with specific expertise in Modified Barium Swallow (MBS). This position requires a minimum of 2 years of relevant clinical experience.

Baptist Clay Medical Campus is located on 32 acres at U.S. 17 and Village Square Parkway on Fleming Island.  The facility opened in 2022 to bring the high-quality care of Baptist Health to residents of Clay County. 

**Up to $1,200 Sign on Bonus**

Speech Language Pathologist, Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates, diagnoses, develops and implements a treatment plan for adult patients' speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing abilities.
  • Provides extensive patient/family education.
  • Conducts Modified Barium Swallow (MBS) studies and interpret results to guide therapeutic interventions.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary team care with other Rehab professionals, nurses, physicians, dietitians, social services, respiratory, support staff, etc.
  • Works in a fast-paced setting requiring good time management, detailed documentation skills in the EMR, self-directed, and effective communication skills.

If you are interested in this PRN Speech Language Pathologist opportunity at the Baptist Clay, please apply now or email Jacki at jacquelyn.pearson@bmcjax.com.  

Education Required

Master's Degree

Education Preferred



  • 1 Year Developmental Experience
  • Speech/Language Acute Care Experience
  • Swallow Studies Experience
  • Voice Experience
  • Neuro Experience

License and Certification

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Required
  • Licensed Speech Language Pathologist Required


Baptist Clay
1771 Baptist Clay Drive
Fleming Island, FL, 32003

Location Overview

Baptist Medical Center Clay is a full-service hospital providing residents with easy access to comprehensive, high-tech medical and surgical care close to home. Located on Fleming Island, Baptist Clay features innovative care for every stage of life in an elegantly designed, comfortable environment. Unique services include onsite cancer care provided by Baptist MD Anderson, a 24/7 ER for adults and children, and a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. As part of the Baptist Health system, Baptist Clay has access to many additional specialized physicians, services, and resources including the Baptist Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center. Baptist Health has been named one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare, and Baptist Clay has been voted “Best Medical Facility” in Clay County for the past three years.

About Baptist Health

Chosen as the area's “Most Preferred” healthcare provider every year since 1990 according to the annual National Research Corporation study of Jacksonville area residents, Baptist Health ranks highest in the categories of Best Doctors, Best Nurses, Best Quality and Best Reputation.