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Speech-language Pathologist

Position Summary

We are seeking a Permanent Part Time Speech-language Pathologist at Kelowna Community Health and Services Centre in Kelowna, BC.

Days of work: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Days

Shift times: 08:00 to 16:00

What we offer:

• Employee & Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Employer paid vacation-Medical Services Plan
• Employer paid insurance premiums
• Extended health & dental coverage
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Work-life balance

**New Rate as of April 1, 2024 will be $42.27 to $52.81.

With this opportunity comes with eligibility to apply for reimbursement of registration or membership fees through the Health Sciences Association.

What will you work on?

Join a dynamic and dedicated team of caring professionals as an autonomous professional who has expertise in typical development and disorders of communication/swallowing as well as assessment and intervention in these areas. The Speech-language Pathologist will work directly with clients and/or with their caregivers or other persons who regularly interact with these people for the purpose of creating environments that promote optimal communication and swallowing for adults requiring this care. The Speech-Language Pathologist contributes to the organization and the overall goals of the department/program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research and education.

How will you create impact?

The SLP has the potential to change the trajectory of our clients’ lives by improving their speech, language, communication, and swallowing abilities.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an SLP with excellent oral and written communication abilities & the ability to connect with people from all types of backgrounds. The SLP will be creative in supporting clients’ goals while adhering to program guidelines and will be an active and engaged team member, able to respectfully communicate and resolve conflict in a timely manner.

Where are we located?

The largest and liveliest lakeshore community in the Okanagan, Kelowna is well-known as a year round outdoor playground. Named The Cultural Capital of Canada in 2004, Kelowna’s sunny weather, spectacular scenery, lakes, canyons and many attractions are the perfect combination for those who enjoy an active lifestyle and an urban setting.

Kelowna residents and visitors enjoy a vibrant cultural life including a professional symphony, annual festivals, and art exhibits. Golf courses, orchards, pristine lakes and numerous surrounding vineyards make Kelowna (and nearby West Kelowna and Winfield/Lake Country) a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. World-class skiing and snowboarding is only a short drive away at Big White – where Canada’s largest ski-in/ski-out village offers a host of winter activities, fine dining and shopping.

Apply today!

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. New grads are also welcome to apply.

Valid BC Driver’s license where required.

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 Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) via email to IndigenousEmployment@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 #:

02006599

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.59 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

KELOWNA CHSC

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

CPC SPEECH THERAPY

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$40.53 - $50.62

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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