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Speech Pathologist I

Company : University of Illinois at Chicago
Location : Chicago, IL

Speech Pathologist I

The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), College of Applied Health Sciences, Department of Disability and Human Development is seeking a candidate for a full-time (or part-time) Speech Pathologist I.

Under administrative supervision, the Speech Pathologist I diagnoses and treats patients with speech and language impairments and functions as a chief speech-language pathologist for the Developmental Disabilities Family Clinic, a multi-disciplinary outpatient program. Additionally, the Speech Pathologist I may engage in training or research activities as assigned.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Administers speech and language evaluations and therapy for clients referred to the Family Clinic by the State of Illinois Early Intervention Program. Includes the preparations of detailed written reports including recommendations, guidelines and strategies for intervention, and follow-up as needed. Coordinates therapy with EI team including co-treating when beneficial to the client.
  • Administers speech and language evaluations and therapy for children over 3 years of age and adolescents with suspected or confirmed developmental disabilities, including autism, ADHD and children with complex developmental challenges. Includes the preparation of detailed written reports, including recommendations, guidelines, and strategies for intervention.
  • Functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team participating in twice monthly staffings with team members, case managers, community agencies, and other consulting personnel regarding evaluation results and client treatment conditions
  • Provides speech therapy intervention to children diagnosed with speech and language delays and or disorders; as well as group therapy
  • Provides guidance and expertise to graduate and undergraduate students including those majoring in Speech Pathology as well as those considering a career in Speech Language Pathology, including LEND students. Available to supervise clinical fellows completing the clinical fellowship year in speech-language pathology.
  • Participates in community training and provides educational workshops designed to enhance awareness and understanding of speech and language development, atypical speech and language development, emerging literacy and its relationship to language development and intervention strategies and techniques
  • Remains current with recent literature and technology in the field by attending workshops, conventions, seminars, and completing and requirements for continuing education established by ASHA, (American Speech-Language and Hearing), the Illinois State Department of Professional Regulations, and the State of Illinois Early Intervention Program.
  • Performs other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensure as a speech-language pathologist as required by the Illinois Department of Professional regulation

ASHA Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC)

Speech Credential in State of Illinois Early Intervention (Both Evaluator and Therapist credential) or willing to apply.

Knowledge of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques appropriate to the client's issues

Knowledge of speech and hearing science and neurogenic and psychological correlates that underly speech, language, and voice problems

Skill in the use of technical equipment, sound level meters, and other speech and hearing testing and therapeutic devices

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with Autism diagnosis and treatment strategies
Fluency in Spanish

Interested applicants must apply online by 12/1/2022 at: https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/115?c=uic

The University of Illinois Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

 

 

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