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Speech-Language Pathologist | Adult Communications and Swallowing Services | 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 at Royal Inland Hospital provide assessment and treatment of communication and swallowing problems resulting from stroke, head injuries, dementia, degenerative disorders, respiratory issues and other medical complications. Patients may be seen in an inpatient or outpatient setting. There is an expectation to be competent in dysphagia management including clinical bedside swallowing assessments and modified barium swallow studies.

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.
• Experience with Dysphagia Management and communication disorders would be an asset.
• Valid BC Driver’s license.

We welcome applicants with conditional registration and upcoming Masters of Speech-Language Pathology new grads to apply!

This position is eligible for the BC Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01548660

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH SPEECH THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$35.65 - $44.56

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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