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Audiologist I. Job in Chicago Care Jobs

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
3 Aug 2022
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report.

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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

The Level I staff member assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients and organizes, performs and modifies therapy programs based upon a thorough evaluation of each patient and best practice methods.

Job Description

Clinical Practice/Level I Clinician Responsibilities:
1. Evaluates each assigned patient in terms of current or potential problems which pertain to the employee's discipline, meeting or exceeding established clinical pathways and protocols for best practice. Seeks guidance in this area as appropriate.
2. Establishes age specific plan of care and functional goals based on evaluation results, and regularly incorporates other disciplines, patient/family, into treatment planning, documenting the patient/family/caregiver's understanding of goals, explaining rationale and methods necessary to carry out treatments. Seeks guidance in this area as appropriate.
3. Consistently re-evaluates effectiveness of ongoing treatment plan, instituting appropriate changes in care plan. Seeks guidance in this area as appropriate.
4. Assesses educational needs of the patient, family, caregiver and provides education to meet those needs.
5. Participates in clinics, rounds, meetings, in-services, departmental process improvement projects and conferences, as assigned.
6. Collaborates and communicates appropriately with families, physicians, other rehabilitation staff, nurse case managers, and others within and outside the Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center system.
Education/Professional Development:
7. Upgrades own knowledge in pediatric care. Actively participates in in-services, including planning educational activities for the team as assigned.
8. Completes mandatory training including core competencies in a timely manner.
Administration:
9. Meets required departmental productivity standards.
10. Complies with all department and institution policies and procedures.
Leadership:
11. Participates in supervision/instruction of students as assigned.
12. Participates in orientation of new staff and support staff as assigned.
13. Supports organizational change initiatives; adapting to a rapidly changing health care environment.
14. Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service, excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.
15. Other job functions as assigned.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
1. Current License or proof of eligibility and submission for license in the State of Illinois. Successful graduation a discipline specific accredited program.
2. Speech Language Pathology only Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech Pathology from the American Speech and Hearing Association within first 90-days of start.
3. Audiology only--Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology from the American Speech and Hearing Association within first 90-days of start.
4. Certification in CPR from the American Heart Association by having completed the BLS AED Heartsaver Course.

Education
Bachelor's Degree: Speech Pathology (Required)

Benefit Statement

For full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes:

Medical, dental and vision insurance

Employer paid group term life and disability

Employer contribution toward Health Savings Account

Flexible Spending Accounts

Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave

403(b) with a 5% employer match

Various voluntary benefits:
  • Supplemental Life, AD&D and Disability
  • Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage
  • Tuition assistance
  • Student loan servicing and support
  • Adoption benefits
  • Backup Childcare and Eldercare
  • Employee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family members
  • Discount on services at Lurie Children's facilities
  • Discount purchasing program

Lurie Children's and its affiliates are equal employment opportunity employers. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, order of protection status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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