Interior Health’s North Hills Care Centre has a permanent, full time opening. This is a community based position that includes Home Health and Seniors Health and Wellness services.
With this opportunity comes a relocation allowance for new applicants seeking to join Interior Health and eligibility to apply for reimbursement of registration or membership fees through the Health Sciences Association.
What we offer:
• Relocation allowance for eligible positions
• Employer paid comprehensive benefits package
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Employee and Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid vacation
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Job stability and team environment
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization in different areas of practice
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary
What Will You Work On?
This newly created community position involves assessment and treatment of communication, speech and dysphagia disorders. The Speech-Language Pathologist (S-LP) will work with the Seniors Health and Wellness Team, as well as within Home Health and providing services to rural patients. Services delivery models include face-to-face and virtual care. Some travel may be required to support rural communities. Patient populations include stroke, TBI, dementia, degenerative neurological disorders, respiratory and head and neck cancer.
Days / hours of work: Monday to Friday / 08:00-16: 00 hours.
How Will You Create Impact?
The 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. There are opportunities to provide in-services to colleagues.
How Will We Help You Grow?
There will be an orientation as well as support from colleagues and the Speech-Language Pathologist Professional Practice Leader. Education is available to support best-practice. Working with a varied patient population in a community setting will foster growth in abilities to work with a variety of patient populations. There are opportunities to interact with S-LP colleagues across Interior Health both through informal and formal means such as participating in the S-LP Professional Practice Council.
Who Are We Looking For?
This position is suitable for an energetic new graduate or an experienced clinician. We are seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist with strong communication skills, who works collaboratively with team members. Important skills include the ability to think critically, be flexible, and have a willingness to learn new skills.
• Registration as a Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC.
• Valid Driver’s license required.
We welcome upcoming MSc S-LP grads and S-LPs eligible for College registration transfer to apply!
Effective April 2023 hourly rates of pay: $40.53 to $50.62
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.