Job Description

St. Vincent Hospital in Leadville, CO is looking for a Part Time on Call (PRN) Speech-Language Pathologist to rotate between patients in ACU/Swingbed/ER departments. This position will report to the Chief Nursing Officer and Clinical Operations Manager. 

Duties include:

  • Communicate with patients to evaluate their levels of speech or language difficulty
  • Determine the extent of communication problems by having a patient complete basic reading and vocalizing tasks or by giving standardized tests
  • Identify treatment options
  • Create and carry out an individualized treatment plan
  • Teach patients how to make sounds and improve their voices
  • Teach alternative communication methods, such as sign language, to patients with little or no speech capability
  • Work with patients to improve their ability to read and write correctly
  • Work with patients to develop and strengthen the muscles used to swallow
  • Counsel patients and families on how to cope with communication disorders
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Certifications required:

  • Masters in Speech Pathology from CAA accredited program
  • Colorado License in Speech Pathology

Interested applicants should direct questions and resume materials (including resume, cover letter, and list of 3 professional references) to Christin at hr@svghd.org.