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Speech Language Pathologist, Acute care, PRN

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Elk Grove Village
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring Looking for experienced Speech Language Pathologist, competent in Video Swallow evaluations, to join our Acute care (Med/Surge) rehab team, at AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village. PRN; 2 weekend days per 4 week rotation; 2 holidays per year Since 1966, the experts at AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village have provided the northwest suburbs of Chicago with comprehensive, compassionate and quality health care. Each year, the 401-bed acute care hospital's 900+ doctors treat more than 18,000 hospital patients at all stages of their lives, and perform thousands of inpatient and outpatient surgeries, many of which employ state-of-the-art da Vinci Robotic Assisted Surgery. Ranked among the 10 best Chicago area hospitals (U.S. News & World Report), AMITA Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village has also received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). What You Will Do Evaluate and treat patients requiring speech-language therapy. Perform therapy interventions utilizing standard therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the condition of the patient. Educate and counsel patient and family regarding treatment plans. Maintain clinical records and follow performance improvement recommendations. Plan and/or assist with patient discharge from speech therapy services. Provide information regarding appropriate support programs. What You Will Need Licensure / Certification / Registration: BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. Require Current Illinois license as Speech-language Pathologist or Temporary license as Speech-Language Pathologist if in Clinical Fellowship Year required. Recommend Current Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Education: High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required. Additional Preferences Preferred qualifications: Master's Degree ASHA CCC Video Swallow evaluations Why Join Our Team AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area. We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf EEO is the Law Poster Supplement Please note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Chicago , Speech Language Pathologist, Acute care, PRN, Other , Elk Grove Village, Illinois

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