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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Covenant Living Communities
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!Making a difference in the lives of others - that's what working at CovenantCare at Home is all about. Our healthcare professionals have the opportunity each and every day to make a difference in the lives of older adults. From improving quality of life, to creating peace of mind for them and their families, our team members know that as a part of our community, they are changing lives. CovenantCare at Home is seeking qualified candidates for a Speech Language Pathologist to help in fulfilling our common purpose: to create joy and peace of mind for our clients and their families by creating a better way of life. Join our organization, where teamwork, respect, and service is part of our everyday environment and build your health care career in a supportive, faith-based community.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts appropriate evaluations, assesses home environment (as appropriate), identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function.
  • Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a plan of care to improve patient's function.
  • Administers speech therapy program utilizing specialized therapeutic technique and/or equipment.
  • Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.
  • Confers with referring physician and other organization personnel to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care contributes to the total plan of care.
  • As appropriate, participates in case conferences, in services and other meetings required to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care.
  • Instructs patient, family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in the patient's treatment regime as indicated.POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Possesses a degree that includes an internship from an approved Master's program in Speech-Language Pathology, or as required by applicable law and/or regulation.
    • Meets the education and-experience requirements for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
    • Is certified to practice Speech-Language Pathology.
    • A minimum of one (1) year's clinical experience in Speech-Language Pathology.
    • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
    • Has a valid driver license and up to date car insurance.For full time employees, we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
      • Medical, dental and vision insurance
      • Employer paid group term life and disability
      • Paid Time Off (PTO) & six paid holidays
      • 403(b) with a 3% employer match
      • Fitness center use at most facilities.
      • Various voluntary benefits:
        • Life, AD&D
        • Tuition assistance and scholarships
        • Employee assistance program
        • Legal services, home/auto insurance, discount purchasing program
        • Pet InsuranceFor more information about Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Home, please visit www.covliving.org or www.covenantcareathome.org.Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Homeare equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

Keywords: Covenant Living Communities, Elgin , Speech Language Pathologist, Other , Saint Charles, Illinois

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