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Flourishing Begins Here
You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills â but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.Â The Speech-Language Pathologist responsible for evaluation and treatment of speech, language, swallowing and cognitive disorders.Â Responsible for the direct or indirect provision of individualized care based on the assessed age and developmental needs.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
Minimum Education Requirements Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology Preferred: Membership in Colorado Speech-Language Hearing Association (CSHA).
Minimum Experience Requirements One year as Speech-Language Pathologist. Preferred: Home Care or Long Term Care experience.
License/Certifications Certificate of Clinical Competence for Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP); Membership in American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); Current Colorado drivers license; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required, Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association required for facilitie Automated External Defibrillator (AED) preferred for facilities without an AED.
Position Duties (Essential Functions) Patient & Family Centered Care 45%
Assess patientâs physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritualÂ needs through observation, interview, review of medical recordsÂ & clinical data. Evaluates patientâs response and intervenes toÂ ensure optimal patient outcome. Develop and implement patientÂ plan of care and observe outcomes in accordance with therapyÂ standards and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.Â Demonstrate competency in a variety of therapeutic/ diagnostic interventions. Promote, advocate and collaborate to protect theÂ health and safety and rights of each patient.
Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies toÂ provide high quality, cost effective patient care. Professional roleÂ model for all staff demonstrating ethical/legal/professional processes. Manages resources and patient flow throughÂ matching clinical competencies with individualized patientâs andÂ unit needs. Uses standards of care, entity policies/procedures and regulatory guidelines to guide practice.
Verbalizes an understanding of the value of measurement andÂ the importance of continuous quality improvement data. UseÂ quality measures to improve performance and accountability forÂ patient outcomes, patient experiences and safe delivery of care.Â Participate in unit-based Quality improvement, evidence-basedÂ practice and research activities. Use current healthcare researchÂ findings and other evidence to expand clinical knowledge,Â enhance role performance, and increase knowledge ofÂ professional issues.
Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced byÂ competency in technology and equipment used in the patient careÂ setting. Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient chartsÂ and records. Document ongoing status, interventions, patientÂ response and outcomes in accurate, timely manner. UseÂ information technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making.
Professional Development 10%
Seeks out learning opportunities and continuing education. SeeksÂ experiences that reflect current practice in order to maintain skillsÂ and competence in clinical practice or role performance.Â Maintains professional records that provide evidence ofÂ competency and life-long learning. Evaluates oneâs own integrityÂ and clinical practice in relation to professional practice standardsÂ and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations. Takes action to achieve goals identified during the evaluation process.Â Demonstrates a commitment to the organization through ongoingÂ participation at entity and unit based meetings.
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs constantly
Your Connected Community
When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Healthâs connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.Â
Centura Health provides home care, end-of-life-care and operates two senior living communities. Our individualized care approach enables team members to enjoy a deeper connection with patients and their families. Whether you prefer the support and camaraderie of a residential setting or the autonomy and flexibility of delivering care and comfort in a home setting, we hire RNs, CNAs, LPNs, rehab/therapy professionals, clinical leaders and activity coordinators to be part of our exceptional team.
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.