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Early Intervention Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Powerback Rehabilitation
Location: Joliet
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

The Speech Language Pathologist, Early Intervention provides and directs speech therapy services to children aged birth to three, including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, related documentation, and communication. Functions under physician's orders.Services take place in homes and in community locations throughout the great Chicagolandarea. Connect with us today to learn more about opportunities around you.We can definitely accommodate a schedule and location that works for you!RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:Provides speech therapy services to children and initiates referrals when appropriate and in accordance with Bureau of Early Intervention procedures.Conducts evaluations annually and produce six-month reviews of IFSP plan. Determines need for intervention/treatment and produce IFSP goals as requested.Produces discharge reports in advance of reaching age-out of Early Intervention to assist with transition process, or as required at discharge from caseload for any other reason.Interprets and communicates evaluation findings to parents and other team members.Establishes treatment schedule and provide frequency of services as determined by IFSP plan. Communicates and documents changes to IFSP as needed.Develops treatment plans and methods to achieve identified goals.Participates in co-treatment or IFSP consult with other team members to ensure coordination of patient care.Implements and conducts treatment as outlined in treatment plan.Monitors child's response to intervention and modifies treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with IFSP plan.Develops appropriate home or community programming to maintain and enhance the development of the child in their own environment.Documents results of child's assessment, treatment, follow-up and termination of services.Adapts treatment to meet the individual needs of the child.Recommends and obtains appropriate equipment to improve patient's communication or feeding skills. Instructs family in use of augmentative communication devices if appropriate.Coaches and Instructs parent/caregiver in appropriate speech-language procedures or home program to allow carry-over of therapeutic remediation and goals in daily activities.Participates in discharge planning.Supervises students (if applicable and if Clinical Instructor training is completed).Reviews the quality and appropriateness of the total services delivered and of individual speech therapy programs for effectiveness and efficiency, using predetermined criteria.Participates in family/ caregiver education.Confers formally and informally with other team members in coordinating the total rehabilitation program of the resident.Adheres to Encore Early Intervention department procedures regarding documentation of speech therapy services.Attends pediatric team meetings as required.Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development to maintain licensure and Early Intervention credential.Records billable treatment times according to Encore Early Intervention department procedures.Provides treatment in accordance with established standards of practice, department procedures and productivity standards.Maintains safe and clean work area and adheres to facility/company safety standards.Complies with all infection control, Universal Precautions and OSHA standards for the healthcare professional.Consistently demonstrates sound judgment in the evaluation, planning, implementation and follow-up of therapy programs.Maintains positive relationships and rapport with coworkers, service coordinators, family members and Encore office and management personnel.Maintains caseload and communicates with management regarding caseload issues and availability for new referrals.Adheres to established confidentiality standards as defined in the HIPAA policy and procedure manual.Projects a positive and professional image at all times.Performs other duties as assigned.Requirements:Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.Certificate of Clinical Competency or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship Year.Current state licensure or license eligible.Early Intervention Temporary or Full CredentialRegular attendance.Compensation: $48 - $53 / hour

Keywords: Powerback Rehabilitation, Joliet , Early Intervention Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Joliet, Illinois

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