SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST II - JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL
:Jul 14, 2017, 12:44:50 PM
:Jul 29, 2017, 12:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:8:00A.M.Shift End Time:4:00P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:SEIU Local 73Posting Salary:$38.115 HR
:Health and Hospital Systems
LOCATION: JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL
Under the direction of the Department Director or a senior Speech Language Pathologist II (SLP II) Therapist, the Speech Language Pathologist II (SLP I) provides language, speech, and swallowing evaluations, treatment planning, and treatments in a fast-paced, public, acute care, level-one trauma center. The patient population served is from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, of all ages, and includes in and outpatients. While the position is primarily patient care, other responsibilities include supervision and training of junior staff and students as delegated, and to take a leadership role for coordinating SLP team activities. Intervention focus is primarily inpatient, including Intensive Care Unit (ICU) care, performing beside evaluations, and conducting video fluoroscopic swallow studies. Candidates will need good professional, clinical, communication, keyboarding, and computer skills, and a flexible personality that thrives in a diverse and challenging environment.
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Speech Pathology, required
Current License in good standing in the State of Illinois as a Speech Pathologist, required
Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), required
Minimum two (2) years' of clinical experience working with a range of speech/ language/ swallowing disorders
Minimum one (1) year of acute care clinical professional experience working with a range of speech/ language/ swallowing disorders, required
Current CPR certification, required
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of current principles and practice of speech language therapy
Possesses the knowledge of and recognizes the unique behaviors and needs of a variety of patient age groups (Neonate/Infant, Child, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric)
Ability to prepare precise technical records and reports
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals
Ability to work with patients with cognitive and behavioral disorders
Ability to integrate knowledge into evaluation, care planning and treatment that incorporates age-appropriate responses to the physical and psychosocial needs of each patient
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patient related materials in compliance with HIPAA requirements
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION
*Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
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