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On-Call Speech Lang Path

Req #:  105710
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Therapy
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Masters degree in speech from an accredited school

Maintains continuing education requirements as mandated by professional standards

Pertinent clinical experience that matches the needs of the department. 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 in the state of Illinois

CPR Certification BCLS

Certification of Clinical Competence from ASHA
Required to work approximately one weekend day every other month per 3 month rotation and one of the six major holidays per year. Also required is one work shift around the major holidays. This may be a weekday or a weekend day. Services provided on weekdays, weekends and holidays.

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.
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.

Provides direct speech therapy services to patients (adolescent to adulthood) who are referred to the department. Selects appropriate evaluation procedures and develops individualized treatment programs to restore or maximize each patient's functional skills.

Provision of Patient Care
Patient Assessment
Patient / Family / Community Education
Daily Operations
Discharge Planning

Nearest Major Market: Chicago