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Speech / Language Pathologist

The Mentor Network Mount Prospect, IL
  • Posted: October 02, 2019
  • Full-Time
Description
Speech / Language Pathologist
Primary Location: United States-IL-ILMt. Prospect
Function:Clinical

Speech and Language Pathologist - Needed!

Bilingual Preferred

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Description

Our Speech / Language Pathologist (SLP) directs and administers speech therapy using techniques that assist in the rehabilitation of individuals with functional disabilities of speech, language, voice and swallowing.  Reviews medical records, tests and evaluates clients/consumers, develops treatment plans and administers therapy.  Provides effective evaluations, documentation, and communication of medical information.

 

Essential Job Functions:  

 

  • Assesses speech and language skills, development, articulation ability and voice and fluency disorders of patients assigned.

  • Reviews medical history, performs evaluation, and determines patient therapy needs. 

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates individualized patient therapy plans.  Coordinates therapy modifications to the client's plan of care with the Director of Clinical Services and client's physician.

  • Identifies and develops intervention strategies.  Routinely reviews pertinent client medical data to determine the effectiveness of therapy services in reaching maximum rehabilitation potential.

  • Instructs clients, family members, and primary caregivers as needed to insure the maintenance of or acquisition of optimal functioning level for each client.

  • Insures effective coordination of client home care services through timely completion of required documentation and transfer of pertinent medical data to the client's physician, Director of Clinical Services and other caregivers.

  • Reviews and documents comprehensive evaluation reports to summarize tests utilized, results of test(s), and diagnosis of speech/hearing disorders.

  • Reports and records assessments, evaluations, therapy interventions and patient changes according to physician orders and the Mentor Network's policies.

  • Investigates and takes appropriates actions on client or employee concerns and or complaints.

  • Maintains appropriate HIPPA compliance and a safe patient environment.

 


Qualifications:

 

Education and Experience: 

Masters Degree in Speech Therapy or Speech/Language Pathology and one year's experience as a Speech Therapist.

 

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

Current state licensure/certification as a Speech Therapist.

 

AMERICAN WITH DISABILITY STATEMENT

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with assistance of a reasonable accommodations to be determined on a case by case basis.

Qualifications:

 

Education and Experience: 

Masters Degree in Speech Therapy or Speech/Language Pathology and one year's experience as a Speech Therapist.

 

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

Current state licensure/certification as a Speech Therapist.

 

AMERICAN WITH DISABILITY STATEMENT

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with assistance of a reasonable accommodations to be determined on a case by case basis.

Employment Type: Professional

The Mentor Network

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Mount Prospect, IL
65 USA

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