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Speech Pathologist, Resurrection Nursing and Rehab Center, Park Ridge, IL

Requisition ID: 47048

Location: Presence Res Nursing Rehab

Location Address:
1001 North Greenwood, Park Ridge, IL  60068 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
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.  If not certified upon hire, must meet eligibility requirements for the prerequisite Clinical Fellowship Year “CFY” within the nine month period allowed.  Current Illinois license or eligibility for licensure required.  CPR Certification required.

Business Unit: PLC Senior Services
Department Name: Rehabilitation RNRC

Company
Presence Health Network
Posted
03/24/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Park Ridge, Illinois 60068, US