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Speech Language Pathologist - Berwyn Illinois

Employer
Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc.
Location
Berwyn, IL, US
Salary
Competitive

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Job Details

Speech LanguagePathologist opening in Berwyn, Illinois, $60.00 per hour!

• Hours: 32.5

• Start Date: 05/08/2024

• $1950.00 weekly

AmergisHealthcare Staffing is seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist- Schools. TheSpeech-Language Pathologist is responsible for performing student evaluationsas well as providing and documenting therapy services in accordance with theplan of care developed for each individual student and physician's orders whenapplicable.

For more information,please contact Carl Colvin at cacolvin @amergis.com or (813) 330-9045.

If this is not your ideallocation, we do have other positions throughout the US.

Essential Dutiesand Responsibilities:
  • Performs assessment(s) of patient's communication, oral-motor integrity, cognitive status, memory and problem-solving abilities, hearing and speech fluency and quality
  • Assesses home environment (as appropriate) and identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function
  • Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a plan of care in coordination with the physician to address speech, language, hearing and other functional disorders
  • Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic techniques and/or equipment
  • Instructs patient, caregiver, and other members of the health team regarding their roles in speech therapy
  • Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated
  • Recommends hearing tests by audiologist as necessary
  • Prepares and submits clinical progress summary notes based on the attainment of goals
  • Instructs patient, family/caregiver, and other health care personnel in the patient's treatment regime as indicated
  • Performs other duties as required to facilitate the delivery of speech language pathology services
  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services, and refers as appropriate
  • Complies with accepted professional standards and practices, and maintains clinical competency in speech language pathology practice and theory
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary
Minimum Requirements:
  • Meets the education and experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology
  • Must hold a degree from an accredited school of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Current licensure or certification as a Speech Language Pathologist in the state of assignment
  • One year of prior professional Speech Language Pathology experience preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice
  • Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required
  • Computer proficiency required
GeneralComments: 772345
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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MD
21046
US

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