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Speech Therapist - Part Time Days

Aurora, CO, United States

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Part-time

The Medical Center of Aurora is Metro Denver’s first community hospital to earn a Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence. This hospital has received multiple awards and or certifications for Primary Stroke, and Chest Pain. TMCA was ranked as a #4 hospital in the Denver Metro area and the #4 hospital in Colorado in US News & World Report’s 2014-2015 Best Hospital Rankings. TMCA is a Level II Trauma Center and a Level III NICU. TMCA is also an Emergency Nurse Association Lantern Award Recipient for 2013-2016, State of the art Heart Care Tower, Community Hospital Cancer Program accreditation from America College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. NAPBC-accredited Breast Cancer Care Center, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children’s affiliation, and an affiliate of HealthOne, Denver’s largest healthcare center.

 

Position Summary:  This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.  The Speech Therapist, under the supervision of the manager, evaluates patients; plans, implements, and modifies treatment programs; participates in discharge planning; performs administrative duties; participates in PI; pursues professional growth; and assists with student education.  When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.  Oversees the work of clinical fellows, students and volunteers.

 

The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community.  The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.

 

Position Summary:  This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.  The Speech Pathologist, under the supervision of the manager, evaluates patients; plans, implements, and modifies treatment programs; participates in discharge planning; performs administrative duties; participates in PI; pursues professional growth; and assists with student education.  When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.  Oversees the work of clinical fellows, students and volunteers.

 

The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community.  The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.

 

Position Requirements:

 

A.    Licensure/Certification/Registration:  Current Certificate of Clinical Competence or working toward a Certificate of Clinical Competence.  BLS certification through the American Heart Association required upon hire. 

 

B.    Education:   Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology

C.    Experience:   No experience required.

D.    Special Qualifications:  Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members.  Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care.  Strong critical thinking skills.  Ability to communicate with patients using auditory Input and Output.

 

Degree of supervision required:  Involves general guidance and direction by the Director and Manager.  Workload is the responsibility of the therapist.  Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.  Work performance is reviewed by peers and managers.


Facility: The Medical Center of Aurora
Job ID: 03191-79077
Category: Therapy and Rehabilitation
Contract: Part-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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