Speech Language Pathologist: School Based: Chicago - Illinois

Maxim Healthcare Services Nursing
Chicago, IL
Post Date:
October 12, 2021
Job Status:

Speech Language Pathologist: School Based: Chicago - Illinois




Maxim Healthcare Services is currently seeking Speech Language Pathologists SLP to provide services in schools. For more information or to apply, please call Lucas Garcia at (813) 619-4040 or email your CV and credentials to [email protected] or apply online! Position Details:

• Provide therapeutic programming to meet individual needs of speech and language disabled students through collaboration, observation, assessment, evaluation, and intervention.

• Implements the service delivery model most appropriate to the students’ degree of severity.

• Supports children in and out of the classroom by providing direct services and group interventions.

• Completes procedural documentation appropriately, including but not limited to, progress reporting, meeting attendance, and meeting notes.

• Modifies therapeutic instructional approaches and other functions from data gathered during therapy.

• Designs, selects and/or modifies special curricula/therapy content.

• Uses language appropriate to the listener.

• Adheres to district, state, and federal compliance mandates relevant to the completion of IEP.

• When needed, collaborates with other staff on IEP goal writing.

• Maintains a schedule of services for review by administrative staff.

• Maintain records for Medicaid billing logs and submits records to the special education office on a monthly basis.

• Maintain various files and/or records for the purpose of providing written documentation on communication with parents to be included in the student files.

• Performs record keeping and basic clerical functions.

• Prepares materials for the purpose of providing services to individual students and groups.

• Works with guidance staff in scheduling of students for the following year relevant to classroom grouping.

• Facilitate and co-facilitate groups such as, but not limited to, social skills development.

• Conduct speech and language screenings, evaluations, re-evaluations, additional testing, and assessments as required.

• Serves as a resource to school staff members in the development of educational programming.

• Assists and guide teachers in observing, describing, and referring students for suspected disabilities.

• Uses appropriate screening tools.

• Consults with staff as per IEP services.

• Determines the effects of the student’s impairment in regard to accessing the general curriculum.

• Obtains personal case history for students in the screening or evaluation process.

• Presents information to school personnel about language disorders as they relate to literacy and interactive communication skills.

• Integrates data from a variety of sources.

• Interprets assessment and evaluations provided by outside sources.

• Coordinates students’ therapeutic service with those provided by non-school agencies by telephone, written communication and/or formal meetings.

• Articulates the district’s mission and goals in the area of speech therapy to the community.

• Provides workshops and trainings to teachers and early childhood agencies as determined by administration.

• Comply with all district, state, and federal guidelines and regulations.

• Abides by a professional code of ethics.

Qualifications include:

• Current state license as a Speech Pathologist.

• Graduate of Speech Pathologist program accredited by the American Speech and Hearing Association, and holds or is eligible for a certificate of clinical competence granted by the American Speech and Hearing Association.

• Current CPR card.


Required: Bachelor’s degree in speech/language pathology

Desired: Master’s Degree in speech /language pathology.


• Current certification as a speech/language pathologist






Maxim employees are our greatest asset. We offer the following benefits:

• Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

• 401k Program

• Competitive Pay

• Flexible Scheduling

• Direct Deposit

• Travel Benefits (as applicable)

• 24 hour on- call service

Since 1988, Maxim Healthcare Services has become one of the largest employers of clinicians in the nation. At Maxim Staffing Solutions, a division of Maxim Healthcare Services, we’re known for our quality of patient care, commitment to employee development and emphasis on customer service. Maxim knows that you deserve great benefits, flexible scheduling and rewarding assignments, so our Healthcare Recruiters will match your skills, experience and schedule in order to find you the best assignments in top medical facilities. Maxim Recruiters are always available to provide you with the assistance you need to get your job done, so call us today; Maxim has a solution for you. EOE/AAE Related Keywords: medical, medical care, health, health care, pathologist, speech, speech language pathologist, speech pathologist, speech pathology, speech therapist, speech therapy, speech therapist.

Lucas Garcia
Phone: (813) 919-4040