Speech Language Pathologist-Per Request Needed-Days-Penrose:
Centura Health

120948-en_US
Centura Health
Colorado Springs Colorado
Healthcare
Description

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.



Job Description/Job Posting ID: 120948



Recruiter Contact:  Todd Napikoski    toddnapikoski@centura.org



Clinic/Department: 7542 PSF INPAT REHAB THERAPY 



Hospital: PENROSE HOSPITAL 



Schedule:  Per Request Needed



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



Master's 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



 



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS



Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.



 



 


 



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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