• Colonial Columns Nursing Center
  • $88,500.00 -127,140.00/year*
  • Colorado Springs , CO
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time
  • 330 Karen Ln

SummaryEvaluates and treats residents and patients with temporary or long-term speech, hearing, swallowing, and cognitive disabilities in compliance with state and federal guidelines.Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesScreens and evaluates Resident and develops appropriate care plan.Under a physician's direction, provides direct patient / resident treatment based on established plan of care.Plans, directs, or conducts rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication and / or swallowing or cognitive problems.Administers, scores, and interprets specialized hearing and speech tests.Instructs residents, families, and caregivers to monitor speech and provide ways to practice new skills.Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.Maintains patient records in an accurate and timely manner.Devises special tools and treatments for the specific needs of patients.Performs other duties as assigned.QualificationsMaster of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology.Current license in Speech Therapy as required by state law.Certification in clinical competency.One year clinical experience preferred.Physical Demands & EnvironmentShift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee will occasionally assist to lift and / or transfer patients weighing between 100 to 250 pounds. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Associated topics: cfy, language, language pathologist, slp, slpa, speech, speech and language pathologist, speech language, speech language pathologist, speech therapist

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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