• Speech Pathologist SLP

    Job Number
    247801
    Facility
    Community Hospital Torrington
    Department
    Speech Thrpy-Hosp
    Address : Street
    2000 Campbell Dr
    Address : Location
    US-WY-Torrington
    Work Schedule
    Day
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    Rehab / Therapy
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    Therapy helps our patients recover from injuries and get back to a normal life after surgery. Compassionate and professional employees make up our rehab and therapy teams, and they understand how important their role is to the healing process. If you want a workplace that is full of opportunities for growth and learning, look no further than our therapy services.

     

    We offer our Rehab staff various opportunities for continuing education including online resources, corporate sponsored courses that are provided at little to no cost to the staff member. We allow for our Therapists to attend one live course per year. As a Speech Pathologist with the team at Banner Health, you will split your time between Community Hospital Torrington and Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland, WY. Our SLPs serve both our inpatient and outpatient populations. In this position, you will work Monday - Friday, from 8:00a - 5:00p making a difference in the lives of your patients. If you love working with a fantastic team at a close knit hospital, this position is for you so apply today! 

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

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    About Community Hospital Torrington
    Community Hospital in Torrington, Wyo. is a 25-bed critical access hospital. We take pride in providing thoughtful medical care to residents in southeast Wyoming and bordering Nebraska communities, and we live our commitment to these communities in many ways. In fact, with the recent completion of an extensive expansion and remodel initiative, we are at an exciting and pivotal point in our development. We offer an innovative environment that includes digital mammography, a state-of-the-art emergency department, electronic medical records and a computerized OB system designed to reduce the chances of complications during labor and delivery. In addition, our location in close proximity to the Black Hills, Rocky Mountains and Denver offers a wide variety of lifestyle advantages, including small town charm and limitless recreational activities.

     

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    About Banner Health
    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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    Job Summary

    This position provides screening, evaluation, and rehabilitation services for patients with speech and language disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, and fluency. This position plans and carries out specialized treatment programs, documents treatment, and maintains data regarding patient care. This position demonstrates the clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Evaluates patients functional abilities and limitations to determine appropriate intervention. Develops a plan of care and treatment goals, as ordered by physician or other referral source.

     

    • Implements individualized treatment plans that consider patients physical, social, spiritual, cultural, educational, and age-specific needs. Ensures that treatment plans are supported by standard practices and/or current literature. Re-evaluates treatment plans, as needed, to ensure maximum patient benefit.

     

    • Educates patients, family, and other care providers to promote patient participation and attainment of therapeutic program goals. Provides individualized home programs with clear instructions.

     

    • Documents patient treatment according to professional and regulatory standards.

     

    • Participates in the provision of training to other staff and students.

     

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited university program.

    Current licensure in the state of practice. Certificate of Clinical Competence or documented acceptance in Clinical Fellowship Year. BLS certification required.

    Requires the ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare providers. Must have strong interpersonal communications and human relation skills.

    Must have the ability to become proficient with computer software applications commonly used in an automated patient care environment.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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