Rose Medical Center, a HealthOne hospital, has been recognized as a Magnet designated hospital, a rare achievement that distinguishes organizations like Rose that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. Rose has also been recognized for the tenth time as of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve costs and quality of healthcare. Rose has been named top performer on "Key Quality Measures" by the Joint Commission in recognition of our exemplary performance in using evidence based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, including heart attacks, pneumonia , and surgery. Rose received the prestigious Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence in 2017, in recognition of our dedication to safety and quality outcomes as well as receiving Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award for two years straight. In addition Rose has earned straight A's from the Leapfrog Group recognizing patient safety since the program began. Rose has also been named as the "Top Baby Hospital in Denver" by 5280 Magazine, "Best Birthing Center" by Colorado Parent Magazine, one of the "Top 8 Places to Give Birth in the Nation" by Fit Pregnancy Magazine and Rose has more 'Top Doctors" as recognized in 5280 Magazine than any other hospital in the area. Rose was also named as a "Top 100 Workplace" in 2015.
The Speech/Language Pathologist (SLP) is responsible for evaluating patients, diagnosing disorders; planning, implementing, and modifying treatment programs according to age appropriate needs. In addition to direct patient intervention, the Speech/Language Pathologist is involved in the education of patient, family, caregivers and staff regarding the patient's communication, cognitive skills, and swallowing abilities. The Speech/Language Pathologist may participate in student education and other related duties as required or assigned by supervisor. The Speech/Language Pathologist performs duties consistent with the scope of practice and functions within the philosophy and overall plan of care at RMC. The Speech/Language Pathologist displays positive support for the values and mission of RMC.
A. Education: Master's Degree in speech/language pathology from an accredited college or university
B. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certificate (or working toward a certificate) of clinical competence issued by the American Speech Language Hearing Association. Current BLS certification through American Heart Association.
C. Required Education and Training:
D. Recommended Education and Training: A minimum of 60 hours of continuing education or inservice attendance preferred. Vitalstim certification course preferred.
E. Experience: Must be in process of clinical fellowship year (CFY) or have successfully completed clinical fellowship year (CFY) and received certificate of clinical competence (CCC). New graduates accepted.
F. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Able to perform all evaluations, assessments, test interpretation, and treatment planning required in this position. Effective verbal and written communication. Must be competent or willing to be trained and receive competency in modified barium swallows as needed for clinical practice. There will be evidence of modified barium swallow competence prior to provision of this service Equipment used may include, but is not limited to: computer, video fluoroscopy, electrolarynx, AAC devices, Vitalstim, and Visipitch. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.
III. Degree of Supervision Required: Minimal after proficiency is established. Individual proceeds on his/her own initiative in compliance with policies, procedures, and practices outlined by immediate supervisor.
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