Speech Language Pathologist - Memorial Hospital Central - Colorado Springs, CO
PRN (per diem), No guaranteed days or hours, Days and hours may vary
May include weekend coverage
Performs and documents initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition. Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family according to their capabilities and desires.
Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits. Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and treatment setting.
Provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.
Supervises and delegates the care provided by therapy assistants according to established licensing laws, state regulations and practice standards.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Minimum Required Education: Master's degree in Speech Pathology or Communication Disorders.
Must have completed SLP Clinical Fellowship Year.
Required Licensure/Certification: Current certification with Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies to practice Speech Pathology required.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire.
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