The speech therapist 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 and Audiology Practice Act in order to deliver care promoting
optimal recovery and rehabilitation. The speech therapist promotes safe and effective care to all age groups
from infants to geriatrics, coordinating care with the physician and any others involved in the patient's care.
The speech therapist will provide care throughout the continuum and rotate through the various therapy
sites as needed.