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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Northern Colorado Therapy Services
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description We are seeking a Speech Language Pathologist to join our multidisciplinary team of OTs and SLPs serving adults with Parkinson---s and other complex neurological diagnoses. We have a unique, well-loved private practice that is looking for a kind, intelligent, warm-hearted, team-building Speech-Language Pathologist as we bid goodbye to a fabulous team member who is moving out-of-state. Your personality matters immensely. We are a small team who works closely together and focuses on building great relationships, between us and with our beloved patients. All potential candidates must participate in and be unanimously approved through both an employer interview and a team interview. If you have experience and training in Parkinson---s interventions and protocols, wonderful If not, we will provide training. Responsibilities: Utilize standardized and informal tests and measures for accurate diagnosis and management of communication, voice, swallowing, and cognitive disorders Establish personalized treatment goals and therapy plans in coordination with patients to address specific needs and desires, documenting and updating progress/status as indicated and communicating with all team members Demonstrate care and interest in a person's story, seeing a person for how they have lived during their earlier, more active lives as well as addressing their concerns for increasing limitations in recent years Bring hope, education, motivation, and inspiration to patients and families Use relevant functional environments and activities in assessment and treatment, exploring environmental adaptations to maximize a person's effective, successful interactions with both necessary and desired activities Provide treatment as long as is medically necessary and beneficial, either during active rehabilitation or long-term skilled maintenance therapy to maintain gains achieved or prevent/slow rate of decline given progressive neurological disease Show a constant willingness to learn and be challenged in professional growth Be an excellent team member who works well with others and is willing to do a variety of clinic tasks Qualifications: Be of strong, ethical character and have a warm, engaging personality Completion of a Speech-Language Pathology Master's level degree Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Current Colorado State license as a Speech-Language Pathologist Minimum 1 years of experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist with adult populations. Geriatric care experience preferred and considered highly beneficial. (Sorry, we cannot accept Clinical Fellows due to Medicare reimbursement guidelines.) Reputation for excellence in personal character and Speech-Language Pathology evaluation and treatment 3-5 character/employment references, including positive history of leave-taking from prior employment Be available to work up to 5 days a week (M-F) for 30-40 hours/week or 60-80 hours per two-week pay period Additional requirements that will need to be met prior to providing clinical services, though these may be acquired with employer assistance following hire: National Provider Identification (NPI) number Medicare Participating Provider status LSVT LOUD-- Certification SPEAK OUT-- Certification Good visual acuity and physical mobility for performing job tasks, including the ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects up to 50 pounds Ability to build rapport with patients, families, and team members, with strength in communicating effectively, sincerely, and respectfully If you are looking to make a lasting difference in the lives of your patients, and want to be part of a small, vibrant team that advocates for the best care we can possibly provide to each and every patient while valuing YOU, we would love to hear from you. This job is like no other you have ever seen - truly Interested applicants: Please send Cover Letter and Resume (both are required in order to be considered for this position) to . In your Cover Letter, please include what you are looking for in a position, your professional dreams and goals, and why this job may be a good fit for you. Company Description This is a therapist-owned private practice with extremely high standards of care, both for patients and employees. We want to give you "that job" where you are making a lasting impact on patients' lives, challenge you to use your training and creativity to achieve your patients' highest potentials, support you in personal and professional growth, and welcome you into a team that enjoys one another in doing the work we love

Keywords: Northern Colorado Therapy Services, Fort Collins , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Fort Collins, Colorado

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