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Estimated Pay $39 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Oak lawn, Illinois

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This position is eligible for up to a $2500.00 sign on bonus! This bonus is eligible to newly hired external applicants (current AAH Team Members are not eligible at this time).

Position Highlights:

Therapists working with Advocate at Home enjoy having their own enterprise with a backing of a reputable, stable, and values driven organization. As part of a dynamic clinical team within Advocate's vast integrated health care organization, home health offers the therapist the opportunity to work independently to assess and address the mobility, safety, communication and equipment needs of our patients. As case managers, our therapists are able to establish strong relationships with patients and families and consult with physicians and other health care providers as necessary.


  • Licensed in State of Illinois (or eligible for licensure)
  • Has completed a CFY
  • Able to demonstrate compliance with state continuing education requirements
  • 1 year of clinical experience or demonstration of strong spectrum of clinical affiliation experience
  • Basic knowledge of computer use (i.e. Microsoft Word, email access and use)
  • Ability to learn and use computer based scheduling and documentation system
  • Ability to communicate professionally both verbally and through written reports, with strong documentation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good time management and self-organization skills
  • Proficient use of all home-based therapy equipment and assistive devices (balls, bands, weights, Hoyer lifts, etc)
  • Licensed as Speech Therapist in the State of Illinois. Clinical competence certificate issued by the American Speech and Hearing Association. Extensive travel within geographical boundaries in all extremes of weather and on all types of roads including expressways. Must be able to provide/arrange own transportation to and from patient's homes and branch office.
  • Ability to work rotating weekends and holidays.
  • Requires adherence to scheduled days and hours of work based on commitment to patient/client and work load assigned.
  • Ability to attend mandatory informational/education/branch meetings
  • Work environment includes patient homes, or assisted living facilities

Requires full range of body motion including:
a. bending, sitting and standing
b. climbing stairs while carrying objects
c. pulling, pushing, reaching, carrying and lifting (must be able to lift/carry at minimum 25 pounds)
d. assisting and maintaining patient's safety during all mobility performed during care
e. providing treatment as needed on standard beds in home environment This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.


Perform clinical evaluations, diagnosis, and therapy to develop and/or improve the patient's communicative functions and abilities.Facilitates the progression of the patient in their home toward optimal levels of self-care.The purpose of this position is to help achieve the vision of Advocate