SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST II - JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL
:Jul 14, 2017, 4:44:50 PM
:Jul 29, 2017, 4:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:8:00A.M.Shift End Time:4:00P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:SEIU Local 73Posting Salary:$38.115 HR
:Health and Hospital Systems
LOCATION: JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL
Under the direction of the DepartmentDirector or a senior Speech Language Pathologist II (SLP II) Therapist, the SpeechLanguage Pathologist II (SLP I) provides language, speech, and swallowingevaluations, treatment planning, and treatments in a fast-paced, public, acutecare, level-one trauma center. The patient population served is from diverseethnic and cultural backgrounds, of all ages, and includes in and outpatients.While the position is primarily patient care, other responsibilities includesupervision and training of junior staff and students as delegated, and to takea leadership role for coordinating SLP team activities. Intervention focus isprimarily inpatient, including Intensive Care Unit (ICU) care, performingbeside evaluations, and conducting video fluoroscopic swallow studies.Candidates will need good professional, clinical, communication, keyboarding,and computer skills, and a flexible personality that thrives in a diverse andchallenging environment.
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Speech Pathology, required
Current License in good standing in the State of Illinois as a Speech Pathologist, required
Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), required
Minimum two (2) years' of clinical experience working with a range of speech/ language/ swallowing disorders
Minimum one (1) year of acute care clinical professional experience working with a range of speech/ language/ swallowing disorders, required
Current CPR certification, required
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
·Knowledge of current principles and practice ofspeech language therapy
·Possesses the knowledge of and recognizes theunique behaviors and needs of a variety of patient age groups (Neonate/Infant,Child, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric)
·Ability to prepare precise technical recordsand reports
·Ability to communicate effectively with a widevariety of individuals
·Ability to work with patients with cognitiveand behavioral disorders
·Ability to integrate knowledge into evaluation,care planning and treatment that incorporates age-appropriate responses to thephysical and psychosocial needs of each patient
Abilityto maintain the confidentiality of patient related materials in compliance withHIPAA requirements
When applying for employment with the CookCounty Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorablydischarged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United Statesfor not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a validState ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of theID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time offiling.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligiblefor Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS ORAPPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET REQUIREDQUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION
*Degrees awarded outside the United Stateswith the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territoriesand Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluationservice belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services(NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE).Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Pleasenote all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions:satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminalbackground checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successfulcompletion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year. Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trained thousands of doctors, nurses and health pro...fessionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.