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Estimated Pay $39 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Melrose Park, Illinois

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About this job

JourneyCare Home Health Chicago, formally Apple Home Healthcare, was founded over 20 years ago. During that time, we provided patients with skilled nursing and rehabilitative therapy services at home. We are committed to providing the highest level of quality care by promoting the safe and cost-effective administration of home health services, increasing patient autonomy, and ensuring a seamless transition from hospital-to-home setting. Our commitments ensure we reach our goals of successfully rehabilitating and healing our patients comfortably in their homes.

Apple selects only the most qualified nurses and therapists who are compassionate, reliable, and most importantly, experts in their field to deliver evidence-based and patient-focused care. Our staff has a passion for enhancing the lives of their patients and getting them back to their daily routines.

We offer:

  • Great culture and team atmosphere
  • 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match
  • Generous time off accruals
  • Paid holidays
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Merit Increases
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Work/life balance

What You’ll Do:

  • PRN Schedule only.
  • Conducts appropriate evaluations, assesses home environment (as appropriate), identifies equipment needs relative to speech/language function.
  • Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a plan of care to improve patient’s function.
  • Administer diagnostic speech and language evaluations and some basic, informal audio logical assessment in accordance with the plan of care
  • Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated.
  • Prepare a report of each client’s diagnostic evaluation and make recommendations
  • Advise, consult and teach appropriate procedures and supportive activities to clients, family members, and other agency staff
  • Provide direct speech service to clients under a provider’s plan of care. Records and reports to the provider the client’s response to therapy


  • Possess certification of clinical competence in speech from the American Speech Language Hearing Association
  • Licensed as a speech therapist in the state in which practicing
  • At least one (1) year of acute care setting or equivalent experience
  • Possess knowledge of principles and practices of speech therapy
  • Complies and maintains current CPR certification.
  • Ability to make home visits and provide nursing care in the home environment
  • Must have reliable transportation, current driver's license, and appropriate automobile insurance

To apply via text, text 4691 to (847) 416-8078