Speech Language Pathologist, Per Diem - Grayslake Territory

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-701077
    • Job Location: Grayslake , IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Per Diem
    • Date Updated: 08/29/2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

Help us change the face of serious illness by joining our team as a Per Diem Speech Language Pathologist

With 40 years of healthcare leadership and expertise, JourneyCare has achieved national recognition for growth, innovation, community partnerships and best practices in caring for adults and children with serious illness. JourneyCare serves 13 counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois and is the largest provider of hospice and palliative care in Illinois. The agency also provides services that include JourneyCare House Calls, Chronic Care Management, JourneyCare Choices and Home Health - serving patients at all stages of serious illness. JourneyCare is dedicated to enriching lives through expert, compassionate care and empowering patients and families to live with dignity, on their own terms. We are more than just a career choice - be part of a culture where you can make a difference.

Position Overview:

The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for the assessment, delivery, supervision and evaluation of speech therapy services to Agency patients in accordance with the established physicians’ Plan of Care and in compliance with the applicable federal, state and Agency regulations, policies and procedures.

Experience and Skills

Job Requirements:

  • Masters or doctoral degree in Speech Language Pathology
  • Licensed Speech Language Pathologist by the state of Illinois
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid Auto Insurance
  • Minimum of 1-year clinical experience, preferably in an acute care, home health, or rehabilitation setting
  • Ability to demonstrate sound clinical judgement with minimal supervision
  • Ability to function independently, organize and prioritize
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and maintain a calming, professional presence in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to maintain organizational confidentiality, which includes but is not limited to information about patients/families, volunteers, employees, donors and Agency processes
  • Communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent time management and organizational skillss

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of federal and state healthcare regulations
  • Flexibility to embrace change and effectively shift priorities

Visit our careers website to apply for this position, read about our comprehensive benefits and learn about what it’s like to work at JourneyCare. Our team members make a difference! https://www.journeycare.org/careers