Pueblo, CO, USA
Rock Canyon Respiratory & Rehabilitation Center is seeking a full time Speech/Language Pathologist with at least two years of experience to help us expand our rehab programs in dementia care and cognitive training, You will enjoy working as part of a stable, in-house therapy team with strong operational and clinical support and many opportunities for career growth with a growing company. In return for your clinical excellence and professional passion, we can offer a fun and empowering company culture with no corporate red tape, a competitive compensation package, comprehensive benefits, flexibility with your schedule, paid CEU’s and much more.
Rock Canyon receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. The Speech Language Pathologist will have the opportunity to serve a wide variety of patients including those in our subactue/respiratory unit, a secure unit utilizing the Abilities Care Approach and a skilled rehab unit with patients returning home. Help us build something great and share in the Ensign experience with these in-house facility teams where our core values of ownership, passion for learning, loving one another, and celebration are evident every day. Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care Approach, Music & Memory, Big & Loud Parkinson's, Guardian/Vital Stim and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.
Evaluate patients within forty‑eight (48) hours of physician referral.
Develop effective treatment plans and obtain approval for services from referring physician.
Treat patients according to the physician’s treatment plan and adhere to facility documentation guidelines.
Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and treatment plans.
Participate in Patient Care Conference, Utilization Review Meeting and Rehabilitation Conferences.
Participate in in‑service training program for other staff in the facility.
Record evaluations, daily treatment notes, weekly progress notes, HCFA therapy certs/POC forms per documentation guidelines.
Record treatment charges per facility policy and procedure.
Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance program.
Participate in discharge planning.
Secure necessary durable medical equipment and adaptive equipment for patients to facilitate independence.
Act as a clinical preceptor for affiliating CFY / RFP Speech‑Language Pathologist and student programs.
Comply with the American Speech Language and Hearing Practice Act for the state, and the facility policy and procedures.
Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist
At least two years of experience
Exhibits a sincere desire to help patients and residents in their rehabilitation process
Superior interpersonal communication skills
Strong writing skills required for documentation of the care you provide
Exhibits knowledge and understanding of therapy practice
Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity
Enjoys team cohesion, is a team player, has a positive attitude and a strong desire to make a constructive impact on organizational excellence
Understands and accepts the unpredictable nature and needs of the therapy function in a busy rehab department
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.