Speech–Language Pathologist | Adult Communications And Swallowing Services | Casual Pool

Speech–Language Pathologist | Adult Communications And Swallowing Services | Casual Pool

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 9, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Service
Client Interior Health Authority
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 Job title :SPEECH–LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST | ADULT COMMUNICATIONS AND SWALLOWING SERVICES | CASUAL POOL
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

If you are a Speech-Language Pathologist with strong clinical best practices and enjoy teaching to others we would love to hear from you for a Casual opening. Casual employment means work requirements will vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. As a Casual employee you will receive 12.6% of straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, there is option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans. We are seeking a candidate with Monday to Friday availability.

What Will You Work On?
Speech-Language Pathologists in the Inpatient Acute Medical Care setting provide evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders and speech and language problems resulting from strokes, head injury, respiratory issues, and other medical complications where communication is significantly affected. There is also opportunity to gain experience and provide feeding & swallowing services in the neonatal unit. The position involves clinical bedside swallowing assessments and instrumental modified barium swallow studies. There is an expectation to be competent in dysphagia management, including conducting and interpreting videofluoroscopic examinations

How Will You Create Impact?
Speech-Language Pathologist works directly with clients and their caregivers for the purpose of creating environments that promote optimal communication/swallowing. We create an elevated standard of care working to best practice. Working collaboratively with medical and allied health colleagues results in a rewarding employment.

How Will We Help You Grow?
Provide you with a thorough orientation to meet your needs and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues and the Speech-Language Pathologist Professional Practice Leader. During your Speech-Language Pathologist career working in the tertiary acute care setting you will grow in abilities as you work with a variety of patient populations. Library Services to support patient care, education and research are available.

Who Are We Looking For?
This position is suitable for a new grad or a seasoned therapist. We are seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist who works well within the team but also able to work independently with good people and communication skills. Flexible work schedule, energetic and enthusiastic. Willing to learn new skills and bring new learning to the department.

Explore a Career at Royal Inland Hospital! It’s the entire team at Interior Health that makes this such a great place to work.

Qualifications

• Registration as a Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC.
• One year’s clinical experience with adults in a hospital setting and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Experience with Dysphagia Management and communication disorders would be an asset.
• Valid BC Driver’s license.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal and would like assistance with tips on resume and cover letter writing, the Interior Health application process, or interview readiness, send us your query via email to [email protected] to reach an Employment Advisor.

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