Clinical Educator

Elmhurst, DuPage County
Jun 11, 2014
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Supervises students conducting speech-language therapy with up to 16 clients in the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic (SLHC) and off-site in the fall term and in the spring term. Supervises students conducting evaluations in the SLHC (all terms as needed including J-Term). Supervises students conducting speech-language therapy up to 10 clients in the SLHC in the summer term. Reviews and evaluates lesson plans and SOAP notes for each therapy session, and mid-term and final clinic reports for each client supervised. Mentors students during the clinical supervision experience, including weekly meetings to discuss each client. Knows and follows the policies and procedures currently in existence in the SLHC. Assists with free speech, language, and hearing screenings to the community during May is Better Speech and Hearing month, Assists with additional screenings as needed (conducted between clinic sessions). Writes letters of recommendation for students applying to graduate schools or jobs (as requested by students). Assists Clinic Director as needed in development and implementation of clinical remediation plans as needed. Participates in the May is Better Speech and Hearing Month award events. Learns CALIPSO and assists Clinic Director as needed with documentation of clinical hours. Develops “Professional Demeanor” rubric for clinic use. Review screening protocols as directed by Clinic Coordinator. Assists Clinic Director as needed with yearly revisions to Clinic Handbook. Reviews and revises diagnostic report format for use in CSD 502. Explores additional off-site placements in conjunction with off-site coordinator. Attends clinic grading meeting each term. Attends all department meetings and retreats. Completes an average of 10 hours of continuing education per year (to meet the requirements of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) for certification and the State of Illinois for licensure. Remains a certified member in good standing with ASHA. Maintains licensure with the State of Illinois. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs other duties as assigned. POTENTIAL FUTURE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES: Teaches one of the graduate practicum courses. Meets with clinical supervisors at off-campus practicum sites to explain the duties, responsibilities, and expectations of our students in their off-campus clinical experiences, and maintains a positive relationship with the off-campus supervisors. Assumes additional responsibilities to be determined as needed and appropriate within the graduate program in speech-language pathology. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology (or equivalent). Certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Illinois licensure. At least five years of full-time clinical experience, with clinical supervision preferred. Ability to work well with students, clients, and their families. Strong interpersonal communication skills. Excellent oral communication skills. Excellent writing skills. High degree of flexibility. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.