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Speech Language Pathologist, Resurrection Life Center, Chicago, Il


Requisition ID: 44225

Location: Presence Res Life Center

Location Address:
7370 West Talcott, Chicago, IL 60631 United States (US)

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry
Employment Type: Regular
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

SUMMARY

The Speech Language Pathologist I identifies the speech, language or motor/swallowing disorder of the assigned patients, and assures this data is communicated and reported. Completes patient initial assessment and other appropriate evaluations accurately and thoroughly while being audited by random observation or performance improvement monitoring. Evaluates and treats patients using the principles and practices of speech-language pathology and in accordance with the patient's age, developmental level and diagnosis. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team. Patient and family education is an integral part of the service offered.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Evaluates patients and determines causal factors of speech and language impairments for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations as prescribed by a licensed physician.
  • Gathers data related to patient's communication or swallowing disorder and selects appropriate evaluation tools for the purpose of assessment. Administers diagnostic testing procedures to determine the extent of the client's impairment and the prognosis for improvement.
  • Gathers data related to patient's communication or swallowing disorder and selects appropriate evaluation tools for the purpose of assessment while being audited by random observation or performance improvement monitoring.
  • Develops and implements individualized treatment programs for patients diagnosed as needing speech, language, or swallowing intervention by utilizing resources from other members of the health care team. Develops and maintains long-term and short-term treatment objectives for each patient. Re-evaluates and modifies treatment programs as warranted.
  • Counsels patients' family members/significant others to ensure understanding of speech, language and swallowing impairment(s) and treatment.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience

    Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited institution required.

    Experience as speech therapist in health care setting preferred.

    Computer Skills

    Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word).

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
    Certification of Clinical Competence from ASHA, or eligibility for certification required.
    Current Illinois license or eligibility for licensure required. CPR Certification required.


  • Business Unit: PLC Senior Services
    Department Name: Rehabilitation RLC
    Presence Health 
    Location: ChicagoIL 60631
    Document ID: AB516-0H9S  
    Job Type:  Regular

    Job Schedule: Full-time


    Posted on: 2018-02-2002/20/2018
    2018-03-22
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