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Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 1:23 PM


St. Thomas More Hospital, a 25: acute care/critical access facilty, is the cornerstone of health care services for Fremont County and surrounding southern Colorado communtites. St. Thomas More offers 24:hour emergency and trauma services, inpatient acute care, intensive care unit, The Birth Center, diagnostic imaging, surgical services, rehabilitation services, sleep disorder center and more. St. Thomas More was rated five stars by Healthgrades(r) for Total Knee Replacement , Hip Fracture Treatment (2017), and Treatment of Sepsis (2017). Our physicians specialize in emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology services, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, and pediatric health services. Associates of St. Thomas More enjoy the camaraderie of a close:knit community hospital, the relaxed feel of small town life and an affordable cost of living in a town rich in culture and historic architecture. Located 50 miles from Colorado Springs at the foot hills of the Rocky Mountains and the entrance to the Royal Gorge, locals and visitors alike enjoy this area for some of the states best hiking, widllife and river sports like rafting and fishing. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting stmhospital/.
Job Description/Job Posting ID:
Recruiter Contact: Tiffany Hoover ( )
Clinic/Department: 7370 STM OUTPATIENT THERAPY
Hospital: ST THOMAS MORE
Schedule: Part:time (approximately 20 hours per week)
Shift: Days
Position Summary
Responsible for a continuum of services providing care to patients with neurological, swallowing, speech:language, cognitive, pragmatic, voice and other cognitive related disorders requiring intervention by a Speech:Language Pathologist through an interdisciplinary approach. Utilizes rehab process to promote and restore optimal health to well:being of the patient. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.
Minimum Education Requirements
:Masters degree in speech:language therapy with a Certificate of Clinical Competence
Minimum Experience Requirements
:Two years of work experience providing direct patient care in an inpatient or outpatient setting preferred
:Prior use of electronic medical records (EMR), preferred
License/Certifications
:Current Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American:Speech:Language:Hearing Association
:Current Speech Language Pathologist Certification with the State of Colorado
:Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
:Evaluates patients referred to speech therapy by completing initial profile within time standards per department protocol. *
:Applies appropriate diagnostic and prognostic tests including but not limited to dysphagia, memory testing, aphasia testing and cognitive deficits. *
:Standardized testing will include special tests to determine level of disability and track outcomes over the patient care experience. *
:Performs a variety of therapeutic interventions including but not limited to dysphagia, speech:language, and cognitive skills. *
:Establishes appropriate treatment plan with measurable and attainable goals and time frames by collaborating with patient, family and other members of the health care team including discharge planning. *
:Selects and implements therapy activities per protocol including instructions; selects and revises therapy materials, equipment and activities to ensure that patient, family and therapy goals are met.*
:Recognizes individual limitations and capabilities and utilizes available resources. Evaluates patients learning style and appropriately teaches patients skills and techniques required for participation in therapy/treatment. *
:Consults with other team members to select the most appropriate activity and/or pr

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