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Pediatric Speech Pathologist - Part-time (Mondays & Thursdays)

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 5/27/2017

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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Job Classification
Part Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Masters Degree



Are you interested in joining a leading health care organization*

We are seeking an experience, self-directed and highly motivated Pediatric Speech Pathologist to join our Speech Therapy team at Rush University Medical Center!

Position Highlights:
The principal responsibilities for this position are related to providing clinical services.
Will participate in clinical projects.
Schedule for this position are Mondays and Fridays/8 Hour Shifts with half-day on either Saturday or Sunday

Position Responsibilities:

Effectively administer and interpret diagnostic testing for inpatients and outpatients; the caseload may range in age.
Provide comprehensive and appropriate speech, language, voice, swallowing, and rehabilitative services to all age ranges.
Independently provide supervision for students in the practicum portion of the academic program.
Participate in one or more special clinical projects such as Quality Improvement, outcome measures, stroke program, Rounds, marketing, specific service areas, etc.
Effectively contribute to the departmental teaching program.
Actively participate in all aspects of departmental program development.
Actively participate in department, medical center or professional service.
Involvement and support of the Department's scholarly/research activity.

Position Qualifications Include:

Completed a minimum of a master's level degree
Illinois licensure in speech-language pathology
Maintain current ASHA certification in order to supervise students.
3 or more years of experience in Level 2-3 NICU is highly desired
3 or more years of experience in outpatient pediatric feeding / swallowing highly desired
Clinical skills with competence in primary and beginning competence in specialty areas
Possess excellent problem solving skills and analytic ability to appropriately diagnose patients' problems and develop rehabilitation plans
Ability to approach each situation with an open mind and positive attitude; ability to work and interact well with others so that customer service remains a priority
Capable of handling a busy, varying caseload; possess good organizational skills

Company Highlights:
Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.
Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds

Rush offers a competitive salary, valuable healthy living benefits to include: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future. Whether you're saving for retirement or a child's education, Rush offers benefits to help you make the most of your moneynow and in the future.

Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. Twelve programs are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.