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On-Call Speech Lang Path

Req #:  112552
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Therapy
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

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 BLS

CFY eligible
Required to work weekends, Holidays and/or early evening hours as assigned based on department needs.
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.

Assigned off campus location as needed

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.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago