Anderson Hospital   MARYVILLE, IL   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on March 29, 2024
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Job Details

Maryville, IL
Full Time (80 Hours)


Job Summary: The speech/language pathologist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient and family needs within the parameters of the Illinois Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Practice Act in order to deliver care promoting optimal recovery and rehabilitation.  The speech/language pathologist promotes safe and effective care to all age groups.  The speech/language pathologist coordinates care with the physician and any others involved in the patient’s care. 


Service and Quality Standards:

  1. Service:

 Is Customer focused

                Anticipates customer needs

                Adheres to customer service standards

Is competent, caring and compassionate

                Treats coworkers and customers with dignity and respect

                Demonstrates competent, caring and compassionate behavior to customers and coworkers

  1. People

Is conversation conscious

                Assures confidentiality of patient and employee information

Is positive in interactions with others

Is courteous and respectful

                Promotes a harassment free environment

                Inspires the trust of others

Acts in accordance with hospital policies, meets the requirements of the Code of Conduct, and identifies any conflicts of interest

  1. Quality

Is excellent in patient care and service

                Demonstrates multidisciplinary cooperation

                Assists in obtaining excellent satisfaction scores of feedback

Is safety conscious

                Demonstrates safety consciousness and supports safety initiatives

Is involved with improvement efforts

                Supports performance improvement

                Seeks ways to improve systems and services

                Shows commitment to improvement efforts

                Meets mandatory educational requirements

  1. Growth

Is a loyal ambassador

                Demonstrates commitment to hospital mission and vision

Is active and involved

                Supports hospital initiatives

                Champions innovation and supports change

Is a positive role model

                Fosters team cooperation

  1. Finance

Is a good steward of hospital resources

                Develops/uses efficient work methods

Is cost effective

                Conserves organizational resources




Job Responsibilities:


  1. The speech therapist is responsible for the patients assigned to her/him.  The speech therapist is responsible for assessing patient and family needs in order to promote the best care the department can give for recovery and rehabilitation. 


Education Requirements and Other Requirements:


Education Level: Meets education and experience required for certification of clinical competence in Speech Pathology granted by the American Language and Hearing Association. 


Certification/Licensure: Current license in the State of Illinois.


Experience Requirements: One year experience required in a health care setting. 


Other Requirements: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are necessary.


Working Conditions: Exposure Category 1: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues. All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them, are Category 1 tasks. Use of appropriate protective measures is required for every employee engaged in Category 1 tasks.


The most significant duties have been included in this description. Other duties may be assigned and the hospital has the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect assigned duties.