Company: Banner Health
Posted on: June 17, 2022
Primary City/State:Torrington, WyomingDepartment Name:Speech
Thrpy-HospWork Shift:DayJob Category:Clinical CareA rewarding
career that fits your life. Those who have joined the Banner
mission come from all walks of life, united by the common goal:
Make health care easier, so life can be better. If changing health
care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of,
apply today.Located just 1-hour from Cheyenne and situated on the
banks of the North Platte River, Torrington thrives on its rural
pace and charm, and offers plenty of outdoor adventures. Play golf,
visit the museum, participate in local cultural events and explore
a wealth of recreational opportunities.As a Speech Pathologist at
Torrington Community Hospital, you will work with a variety of
patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. You will
evaluate and treat inpatients and outpatients including performing
swallow studies. You will be part of the interdisciplinary team to
provide great care to patients You will work collaboratively with
physicians and other healthcare providers. This is a 24 hour a week
and benefit eligible position. If you are looking to work with a
high functioning and tight knit team, Apply today!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.POSITION 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.
1. 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
2. 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.
3. Educates patients, family, and other care providers to promote
patient participation and attainment of therapeutic program goals.
Provides individualized home programs with clear instructions.
4. Documents patient treatment according to professional and
5. Participates in the provision of training to other staff and
6. Follows plan of care to accomplish functions within established
procedures and scope of practice. Makes independent judgments based
on specialized knowledge. Confers with supervisor on any unusual
situations. Internal customers: All levels of nursing management
and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the
interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Physician
offices, patient families, third party payers, and medical supply
Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited
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. Employees working for Banner Home Care/Hospice or
Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility must possess an Arizona
Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the
card for the duration of their employment.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Keywords: Banner Health, Fort Collins , Speech Pathologist, Healthcare , Torrington, Colorado
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