UnityPoint Health

Speech Pathologist

Requisition ID
2021-94280
Category
Therapy
Location
US-IL-Rock Island
Address
4112 Blackhawk Rd
Affiliate
6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
City
Rock Island
Department
OP Rehab- RI
State
IL
FTE
0.01
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Days, M-f 6m-6pm
Work Type (Portal Searching)
As Needed

Overview

Function as a member of the interdisciplinary team.  Perform Speech Therapy Evaluations.  Establish Speech Therapy treatment plans.  Treat patients in a variety of settings including: neurological or orthopedic settings. Patient populations served include pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric.  Provide patient/family education.  Perform appropriate documentation in electronic medical record.  Participate in patient care conferences/ staffing as appropriate.  Supervise support personnel including Speech Therapist students and Rehab Aides.

 

UnityPoint Health - Trinity, in the Quad Cities, is a regional integrated health care delivery system including four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa with a total of 584 licensed inpatient beds. Trinity’s hospitals, clinics, home health care agency, mental health center, health sciences college and residency program employ more than 3,000 employees. Together, we are working toward physician-driven, patient-centered care to achieve our vision of delivering the best outcome for every patient, every time.

 

The Quad Cities is a connected, creative and prosperous bi-state community on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The region is made up of Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa - Moline, East Moline, and Rock island in Illinois - and other surrounding communities. The Quad Cities is a great place to live and work. It offers something for everyone including arts and culture, amazing festivals and events, innovative and superior schools and universities, and quality healthcare. The Quad Cities is a premier destination for young professionals and families and sits only hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines.

 

 

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment. 

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org

Responsibilities

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

  • Perform Speech Therapy evaluation and development of the plan of care appropriate for each patient based on the patient’s physical, mental, emotional, and developmental impairments and functional limitations. A variety of diagnoses and possibility of all 3 settings served include but are not limited to communicative, cognitive, and swallowing disorders
  • Provide Speech Therapy interventions in accordance with established standards of care, policies, procedures, and state/federal law. Interventions may be related to but not limited to communicative, cognitive, and swallowing disorders. 
  • Supervise and complete appropriate documentation for Speech Therapy students as assigned by CCCE.
  • Schedule Speech Therapy services according to department
  • Complete documentation in electronic medical record in a timely manner in accordance within department and professional expectations demonstrating the need for skilled interventions. 
  • Participate in patient care conferences/staffing as appropriate for multidisciplinary patients.  

Qualifications

Education: Master’s degree from an accredited Speech  Therapy program. 

 

Experience: 2 years’ experience as a Speech Therapist.

 

License(s)/Certification(s): Current IA and/or IL Speech Therapy licensure (or eligible). Current CPR certification. Certification of Clinical Competency issued by ASHA within 1 year of hire. 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to take initiative, appropriate independent judgement, exercise accountability, adaptability, flexibility, and collaboration.

 

Other: Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position. Working knowledge of Epic.

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