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Speech Pathologist-Registry

Req #:  109492
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Therapy
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

 

Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women’s health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.

 

 

It’s More Than a Job, it’s a calling

 

SPEECH PATHOLIST/REGISTRY -  PEDIATRIC SPEECH REHAB

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL
  • REGISTRY
  • Day Shift - to assist with coverage of PTO and to work weekend coverage needs for ACH

 

Position Requirements:
Masters degree in speech from an accredited school
At least 2 years of experience
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
Licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Illinois
CPR Certification BCLS
CFY eligible
Required to work weekends, holidays, and/or early evening hours as assigned, based on department guidelines. Off campus locations as assigned.
Lift 20 to 50 pounds occasionally and/or 10 to 25 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly.
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:
To provide speech language pathology services to pediatric patients/clients with communication and swallowing disorders. These services include assessment, treatment, discharge planning, related documentation and communication with physicians, families and other healthcare providers.

Accountabilities:
Responsible for all principal accountabilities of a Speech Pathologist II
Responsible for staying abreast of clinical and operational developments.
Assumes other related responsibilities as assigned.

 

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About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago