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SportsMed at Yampa Valley Medical Center is seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist to join their exceptional team. We welcome a SLP who has clinical experience in treating both children and adults; as this position is for a split caseload. The pediatric department has PT, OT and SLP services that work together to deliver comprehensive programs to serve the needs of children in our community. In the outpatient center, the use of private treatment rooms and an interdisciplinary approach ensure that patient needs are addressed on all levels throughout their care.
To learn more about this exciting opportunity please visit our careers at www.yvmc.org or call Mary Beth Strotbeck at 970.871.2470.
Job Summary: Performs speech-language pathology evaluations and treatments on patients. Supervises aides. Assist Director and Assistant Director as needed. Adheres to department policies.
Job Responsibilities: 1. Performs Speech-language, cognitive and dysphasia evaluations and designs and implement appropriate treatment plan for in/outpatient. 2. Selects appropriate treatments and modalities for varied patient load. 3. Completes all electronic and written documentation per department policy; including evaluations, daily notes, progress notes, and discharge summaries. 4. Communicates with physicians, 3rd party payors and assures Rx is up to date 5. Attends continuing educations, in-services and staff meeting to assure ongoing professional development. 6. Attends care conferences, discharge planning meeting and medical meetings as needed. Serves on multi disciplinary team and communicates with families. 7. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
Minimum Education: Master Degree in Communication Disorders
Minimum Work Experience: At least 1 year experience with adult & geriatric population required. Ability to diagnose and treat dementia, dysphagia, aphasia. Ability to perform modified barium swallows preferred. Previous experience with stroke, head injury, & aphasia also desired. Ability to work with both the pediatric and geriatric populations desired.
Required Licenses/Certifications: Certificate of Clinical Competence and current CPR
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with patients, staff, physicians, and others. Sufficient visual, auditory, olfactory, tactile and verbal functions to evaluate and treat patients and perform other assigned duties.
Working Environment: Works in a climate controlled environment. Stands and walks over carpeted and tile surfaces. May be exposed to infectious material and unpredictable behavior of patients.
Essential Physical Requirements: Able to perform walking, standing, sitting, reaching, bending, carrying, and stooping. Ability to lift 15 lbs, carry 15lbs, and push/pull 25 lbs.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.