Speech Language Pathologist - SLP - Outpatient Pediatrics

SCL Health
Grand Junction, CO
Post Date:
November 10, 2019
Job Status:



You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Speech Therapist.


Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.


You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly.


Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.




Join an experienced, multidisciplinary team serving a diverse pediatric population. Position provides diagnostic evaluations and intervention programs for children, (infants through teens).  Clinician will collaborate with families, physicians, schools and other community agencies to ensure continuum of care for each child. 


St. Marys Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.


Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.




Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.


Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.


Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.


Your day.


As an SLP you need to know how to:


  • Provide clinically sound, clear, written initial and ongoing assessments of patients requiring SLP services. Develop defined goals and treatment plans from the assessment.
  • Provide effective SLP treatments according to written SLP and interdisciplinary team treatment plans.
  • Serve as an interdisciplinary team member including, but not limited to: effective team communication, adherence to team treatment plans, coordination of patient rehabilitation schedule, providing SLP expertise to team functions and providing staff education.
  • Provide effective discharge planning regarding SLP issues, which may include, but is not limited to: patient and family counseling and education, recommending referrals of service to treatment team, home program development, and documentation.
  • Submit daily treatment documentation and charge in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Participate in educational programs and in-service meetings. Participate in continuing education program to ensure appropriate units are attained for maintenance of state license.
  • Maintain established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.


Your experience.


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:


  • Graduation from an accredited School of Speech/Language Pathology, required
  • Certificate of clinical competence in speech/language pathology granted by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), required
  • Masters degree in Speech Pathology, preferred
  • Current license/certification in the state of practice, required
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, required
  • At least one (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred


Your next move.


Now that you know more about being an SLP on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.




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