Centura Health Speech Therapist in Durango, Colorado

Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating from The LeapFrog Group, Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing. Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite. Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at: http://www.mercydurango.org/

*Job Description/Job Posting ID: 108111*

*Recruiter Contact: Jenny Coddington*

*Clinic/Department:** 4255 MERCYHH - CLINICAL NURSING *

*Hospital: MERCY HOME HEALTH *

*Schedule: Per Request Needed*

*Shift: Days*

Position Summary

The Speech-Language Pathologist responsible for evaluation and treatment of speech, language, swallowing and cognitive disorders.

Responsible for the direct or indirect provision of individualized care based on the assessed age and developmental needs.

Minimum Education Requirements

Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology

Preferred: Membership in Colorado Speech-Language Hearing Association (CSHA).

Minimum Experience Requirements

One year as Speech-Language Pathologist.

Preferred: Home Care or Long Term Care experience.

License/Certifications

Certificate of Clinical Competence for Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP);

Membership in American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA);

Current Colorado drivers license;

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required, Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association required for facilitie

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) preferred for facilities without an AED.

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.