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Speech Language Pathology Openings

Full-Time & Part-Time Speech-Language Pathologist

Part-time, Full-time PART_TIME, FULL_TIME ; posted: Monday, Mar 14 2016

2016-03-14

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Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley

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Send resume to:

Gina Coulter
US

Email: gcoulter@eastersealsdfvr.org

Download Posting: staff-speech-therapist.pdf

Summary:

The following positions are available:

  1. Full-time salaried position at our Villa Park location
  2. Part-time After School hours (3:30-6:30)  at our Villa Park location
  3. Part-time after school hours (3:30-6:30) at our Naperville location

Qualified individuals must meet these requirements:

  1. Must be licensed or license eligible as defined by ASHA and Illinois Board of Professional Regulation.
  2. Must have a Master’s degree or a Speech Therapy certificate from a school approved by ASHA.
  3. New graduates, must make application for State licensure within one month of completion of requirements for ASHA Clinical Competency Certification in Speech-Language Pathology.
  4. New graduates, must have registered for the ASHA exam within 3 months of hire, and completed within 9 months of hire.
  5. Must maintain EI certification or eligibility.
  6. Must maintain current CPR certification.
  7. Must maintain teacher certification for the State of Illinois.

Basic Responsibilities:

A. Ethical Standards of Practice

  1. Delivers services consistent with established Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley Mission, Values, and Philosophy.
  2. Maintains patient confidentiality and respects the rights and dignity of all individuals.
  3. Adhere to Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley Code of Ethics.  Comply with all Federal, State and local laws and regulations. 
  4. Complies with current ASHA Code of ethics, state licensure laws, and all prevailing Federal, State and local laws regulations.

B.  Evaluations

  1. Screens, consults and/or evaluates patients upon request/referral.
  2. Performs evaluations/screenings within Center’s formats of 
      i.      IDE
      ii.      Single discipline
      iii.      Reviews relevant reports to facilitate assessment.
      iv.      Selects appropriate evaluation tools and implements them, as indicated.

C.  Administration of Therapy

  1. Establishes a Treatment Plan from initial evaluation.
  2. Administers program effectively:
  • Utilizes appropriate treatment procedures and techniques.
  • Adapts treatment to patient's needs and abilities.
  • Identifies resources and integrates information on resources into program planning and implementation.
  • Utilizes appropriate assistive technology as availabe.

      3. Continually evaluates, predicts program outcomes and updates Treatment Plan based upon client’s/family’s changing needs.
      4. Provides appropriate client and family education and training.
      5. Acts in coordination with other therapies in planning therapy program, as appropriate.
      6. Communicates with other internal and external team members, referring physician, and other relevant stakeholders as authorized by client family/legal guardian.
      7. Serves as client case manager, when assigned.
      8. Establishes the discharge/transition plan and refers client to other services/programs, as needed.
      9. Provides follow-up procedures:

  • Provides home program
  • Increases or decreases therapy as indicated.
  • Discharges when appropriate or refers to appropriate alternative placement.     

    Additional responsibilities in job posting document.      

Qualifications:

  1. Must be licensed or license eligible as defined by ASHA and Illinois Board of Professional Regulation.
  2. Must have a Master’s degree or a Speech Therapy certificate from a school approved by ASHA.
  3. New graduates, must make application for State licensure within one month of completion of requirements for ASHA Clinical Competency Certification in Speech-Language Pathology.
  4. New graduates, must have registered for the ASHA exam within 3 months of hire, and completed within 9 months of hire.
  5. Must maintain EI certification or eligibility.
  6. Must maintain current CPR certification.
  7. Must maintain teacher certification for the State of Illinois.

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