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Pediatric Speech Pathologist - Part-time (Mondays & Thursdays) 9/8/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Company
Rush University Medical Center
Job Classification
Part Time
Company Ref #
2016-1993
AJE Ref #
576117099
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

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



POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:



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



POSITION QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

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Completed a minimum of a master's level degree
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Illinois licensure in speech-language pathology
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Maintain current ASHA certification in order to supervise students.
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3 or more years of experience in Level 2-3 NICU is highly desired
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3 or more years of experience in outpatient pediatric feeding / swallowing highly desired
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Clinical skills with competence in primary and beginning competence in specialty areas
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Possess excellent problem solving skills and analytic ability to appropriately diagnose patients' problems and develop rehabilitation plans
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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
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Capable of handling a busy, varying caseload; possess good organizational skills



COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS:

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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.
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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.
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Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds



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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 money now and in the future.



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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.



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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 UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER THAT WELCOMES AND ENCOURAGES ALL APPLICANTS TO APPLY REGARDLESS OF AGE, RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND/OR EXPRESSION, MARITAL OR PARENTAL STATUS, ANCESTRY, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, PREGNANCY OR OTHER REASON PROHIBITED BY LAW.