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  • School Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Clinical Fellow

    Job Locations US-IL-Gages Lake
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Therapy - Clinical Staff
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
    Recruiter Name
    Kerri Ann Kerley
    Recruiter Email
    Recruiter Number
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    Speech Language Pathologist- SLP, Pediatric School Based Therapy

    Join our Pediatric School Based Team, and use your passion for Speech Therapy to help make a difference in a child’s life!

    • School Speech Language Pathologist position available to begin ASAP! 
    • Gages Lake Area of  IL
    • Full Time / 7 Hours daily / 35 hours weekly
    • Covering 1 - 2 Schools / K-8th Grade
    • Clinical Fellows Please Apply!

    We value our speech therapists and their dedication to our mission of making a difference in a child’s life. That is why we make it a priority to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • 401K
    • Paid Time Off
    • Professional Development
    • Continuing Education and more!

    HealthPRO®/Heritage is a national leading provider of highly skilled speech-language pathologists and educators. We hire Speech Therapists who share our vision, work diligently, and provide best practices in speech therapy that will change children's lives for the better. If you are a passionate, talented SLP who wants to help children across the country, then maybe it is time to look at our company.


    The primary purpose of the School Speech Language Pathology position is diagnostic assessment and therapeutic treatment of pediatric students in a school setting. The goal is to help students who demonstrate speech and language deficits reach their maximum performance potential within an educational model of practice.


    • Master’s Degree in Speech and Language Therapy.
    • Hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech- Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) credential offered by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
    • Must hold a current license to practice in the state of Illinois or a valid type 10 or be eligible for licensure through completion of the Clinical Fellowship Year
    • Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development




    • Consult and collaborate with School staff and families in regards to students’ speech and language deficits
    • Conduct initial screenings as well as comprehensive evaluations in the area of speech and language to determine students’ need for services or need of dismissal from services
    • Participate in the IEP process in developing present levels of performance, goals and objectives, and treatment recommendations for students qualifying for speech therapy services
    • Provide speech therapy sessions through the use of current best practices based on prescribed services in the IEP
    • Maintain all documentation required by the district and ASHA’s code of ethics including, but not limited to, daily notes, monthly summaries, and annual IEP’s


    Looking forward to speaking with you!

    Kerri Ann Kerley, Recruitment – Pediatric Division, School Team

    Call: 224-616-5439 

    Text: 224-302-6104





    The following is a list of specific duties, which are considered to be essential functions of this job.  The list is not exhaustive as all duties are subject to change.  This is consistent with our need to be flexible and responsive to the needs of our customers, patients, co-workers and associated policies.  The employee who occupies this position is expected to assume any/all duties assigned by management, irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list.  While an effort has been made to thoroughly describe the customary manner in which this job is performed, reasonable accommodation will be made upon notification, for qualified individuals with disabilities who may not be able to perform the job in the manner indicated.

    • Provides speech therapy services to patients and initiates referrals when appropriate and in accordance with Speech Therapy Department Procedures.

    • Conducts screenings of residents at regular intervals to determine need for interventions/treatment.

    • Evaluates residents to obtain data necessary for treatment planning and implementation. Conducts specialized evaluations as indicated.

    • Obtains appropriate physician’s orders/documentation for treatment.

    • Interprets and communicates evaluation findings to patients, families, and other team members.

    • Develops treatment plan by identifying a target list, including short and long term goals and methods to achieve identified goals.

    • Coordinates, implements, and conducts treatment and plans with patients, family, and other team members.

    • Provides treatments designed to enhance oral range of motion, as well as laryngeal and swallowing capabilities to guide patients towards maximum restoration of swallowing function.

    • Provides instruction and therapeutic techniques for expressive/receptive language and articulation skills.

    • Assesses the need and makes recommendations for assistive devices, technology, augmentation and/or communication devices and follows up as needed.

    • Monitors patient’s response to intervention and modifies treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with plan and physician orders.

    • Develops appropriate home or programming within the community to maintain and enhance the performance of the patient in their environment.

    • Willingness to work with severely physically, emotionally and cognitively compromised patients.

    • Willingness to work in environments with risk of personal injury, exposure to infections, waste materials, infectious diseases, and odors.

    • Must be able to cope with the emotional stress associated with working with patients, families, and co-workers.

    • Must be able to work independently with periodic (daily or less) support and directions.

    • Basic knowledge of computers, typing abilities and willingness to utilize computers on a daily basis.

    • Documents all results of patient’s assessment, treatment, follow-up and termination of services.

    • Adapts treatment to meet the individual needs of the patient.

    • Assess the need for and make recommendations for assistive devices, technology and augmentation and/or communication devices and following up as needed.

    • Participates in discharge planning.

    • Supervises Rehabilitation Technicians, students and volunteers as needed.

    • Reviews the quality and appropriateness of the total services delivered and individual speech therapy programs for effectiveness and efficiency, using pre-determined criteria.

    • Adheres to Speech Therapy Department procedures regarding documentation of services.

    • Provides in-service education to the members of the patient’s care team and education to the community.

    • Provides treatment in accordance with established standards of practice, company standards, department procedures and standards according to company guidelines.

    • Consistently demonstrates sound judgment in the evaluation, planning implementation and follow up of patient therapy programs.

    • Reports to work on time and coordinates schedule to achieve maximum performance standards according to company guidelines.

    • Assists with and participates in Quality Assurance as required.

    • Maintains a current knowledge of law and regulations regarding rehabilitative services and consults with supervisor to ensure that all employment actions are in compliance with applicable regulations.

    • Adheres to all documentation requirements of Rehabilitation department, facility, and company.

    • Contributes to a positive work team by sharing information, using problem-solving methods, accepting new ideas, constructive feedback and advice from others.

    • Demonstrates superior customer service through professionalism, courtesy, consistent and timely follow-up, and positive communication.

    • Ensures a safe environment and utilizes tools and equipment in a safe manner complying with all infection control, universal precautions, and OSHA standards for the healthcare professional.

    • Reports all hazardous conditions including incidents, injuries and equipment to Supervisor/appropriate personnel immediately.

    • Responds to and acts appropriately in emergency or disaster situations.

    • Adheres to high standards of cleanliness, grooming, hygiene and dress code.

    • Adheres to all policies of company, including job descriptions, certifications requirements, mission statement, HIPAA, confidentiality standards and patient rights.

    • Adapts to changes in responsibilities in a positive manner, is receptive to new ways of completing tasks, and is flexible in carrying out assignments.

    • Communicates and interacts professionally and respectfully with others in attending to and meeting their requests.

    • Performs all other duties as assigned and as required to effectively discharge the responsibilities of the position and are in the best interests of the company.


    Experience/Experience Required
    • Master's Degree in Speech and Language Therapy.
    • Hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech- Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) credential offered by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
    • Must hold a current license in the state of practice or a valid type 10 or be eligible for licensure through completion of the Clinical Fellowship Year
    • Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development

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