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Speech/Language Pathologist

Req #:  124207
Facility:  Eureka Hospital
Department:  Therapy
City:  Eureka
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Position Requirements:
Masters degree in Speech Pathology from an accredited school.

Maintains continuing education requirements as mandated by professional standards
Good interpersonal skills and communication

Competent knowledge in a variety of diagnostic and treatment techniques

Recognition of needs and behaviors of specific age groups

Basic Computer skills required.
Licensed or eligible in the state of Illinois

CPR Certification BCLS

CFY eligible
Required to work weekends on a rotation basis. Services provided on weekends, holidays and early evening hours, depneding on patient needs.

Lift 20 pounds occasionally and/or 10 to 25 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly. Must be able to perform duties associated with PM and R activities.
Must be mobile and able to maneuver throughout and between the hospital and community.

May be exposed to hazardous materials and life~threatening disease.

Direct contact with bodily fluids

Ability to assist, escort, transfer, and respond to patient needs for extended periods of time

Speaks English clearly, intelligibly and fluently


This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
Provides direct speech/language pathology services to patients of all ages who are referred to the department. Selects appropriate evaluation procedures and develops individualized treatment programs to restore or maximize each patient's functional skills.

Accountabilities:
Provision of Patient Care
Patient Assessment
Documentation
Daily Operations


Nearest Major Market: Peoria