Job Description

Speech Therapist- (with or with out reasonable accommodation)

Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, established in 1889, is Colorado?s oldest nonprofit home healthcare agency. CVNA is committed to a continuum of health care in the home and community supporting optimal well-being, independence, and dignity. To achieve this, our highly skilled team provides individualized care and education to patients and their families every step of the way.

Home Healthcare!

Seeking a Per Visit Speech Therapist for overflow visits and vacation coverage.  


Area- NW/ NE- Broomfield,  Arvada, Commerce City,  Brighton, Golden,  Denver

Start ASAP!

Pay- $65 per visit- mileage is also paid in between patients homes.


As a CVNA Speech Therapist, you will:

 

  • Deliver consistently high quality care to patients in accordance with the plan of care and Agency policies.
  • Assess and treat speech disorders, linguistic disorders, communication disorders, developmental delay, voice disorders, oral-motor functioning, auditory and visual perception, and cognition.
  • Use appropriate case management skills.
  • Prepare clinical and progress notes.
  • Advise and consult with family, physician, and other agency personnel.
  • Participate in in-service program, maintaining and enhancing therapy skills on an ongoing basis.
  • Communicate regularly with other disciplines involved in care.
  • Provide aural rehabilitation, feeding therapy, speech/language stimulation, and teaching of articulation, respiration, and swallowing.
  • Provide Agency with accurate and timely documentation of care by meeting paperwork deadlines consistently and by charting accurately and legibly.
  • Effectively manage caseload according to the productivity standard established.
  • Regularly communicate with scheduler regarding caseload status.
  • Assure continuity of care by seeing patients regularly and following Agency protocols for transferring visits to other caregivers when necessary.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Master's degree in Speech and Language Pathology from an accredited college or university.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP).
  • Membership in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Psychomotor skills to provide speech therapy, including daily and repetitive teaching, and use of equipment.
  • Daily standing, squatting, walking, bending, and maneuvering in private homes which are not barrier-free.
  • Vital stim certification preferred.
  • One year experience in speech and language pathology preferred. (Anyone with less than 1 year of therapy experience may be subject to an extended probationary review period.)


If you need an accommodation, please let us know.
Positions under 30 hours a week are not benefit eligible.
Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.



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