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School Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Encore Rehabilitation Services
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

School Speech Language -Pathologist -Part Time, 1-2 Days/WeekDeKalb, IL -Who We Are -We foster a culture driven by a team of passionate, mission-driven professionals. We're pioneering a bright future for therapy providers who are motivated to do what's right for patients and those who are looking for opportunities to advance. - -Encore Rehabilitation is a trusted leader in delivering innovative outsourced rehabilitation solutions tailored to the unique needs of our variety of provider partners. High-quality care with meaningful clinical outcomes with Therapist located nationwide. -Encore invites you to join our incredible team of employees and apply today! -What We Offer: -Competitive payGenerous PTO License Reimbursement 401K Company match Company paid life insuranceCareer development opportunitiesEmployee assistance program -POPULATION SERVED -Students with various physical, behavior and developmental challenges. Age range from 3-21 yearsold. Age specific experience and/or special training and/or expertise is required to serve this population -POSITION SUMMARY -Initiative, responsibility, and action in assigned responsibility; understanding of physical, mental, psychological, and social needs of students; understanding of communication skills, evaluation, and treatment. Desire to work in collaboration with associates to provide quality interdisciplinary patient programming. Using independent judgement, the Speech Pathologist assumes the responsibility of providing a comprehensive evaluation of communication skills and/or feeding skills, and provides goal- oriented treatment to facilitate maximum development of communication and/or feeding skills. This position does provide direct patient care children ages 3-21, including comprehensive assessment, treatment planning and provision of therapyin the school setting.

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssess and document each student's progress through formal and informal tests and measurements.Write and prepare annual review reports/goals for each student in accordance with their IEP dates in order to remain in compliance with state guidelines.Assist with any school-based speech and language input when writing an FBA/BIP.Communicate and follow up with school and families in order to request appropriate MD signatures/orders for school-based occupational therapy referrals in order to initiate and continue with services.Assist the students in activities of daily living such as toileting, feeding, personal hygiene, dressing and diapering as needed.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS -Graduation from a program satisfying the American Speech/Language/Hearing Association's academic and practicum requirements for the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC). Must hold a valid license issued by the State in which they are practicing. The ability to communicate effectively with interdisciplinary staff, visitors, outside agencies and members of the community is also required. CPR certification is required. A valid Professional Educators License (PEL) is required

Keywords: Encore Rehabilitation Services, Downers Grove , School Speech Language Pathologist, Other , Downers Grove, Illinois

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