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SPEECH–LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST - ACUTE CARE / OUTREACH

Apply Now Job ID 1254689 Date posted 05/11/2019
Job title :SPEECH–LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST - ACUTE CARE / OUTREACH
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.48 FTE)
Position Summary

This is a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) outreach position that requires weekly travel to Salmon Arm and bi-weekly travel to 100 Mile House in order to provide services to patients in the Cariboo Region. SLP services include assessment and treatment of dysphagia and communication disorders for inpatients and outpatients. There is also the opportunity to pick up casual shifts and workload at Royal Inland Hospital.

The SLP works as an autonomous professional who has expertise in typical development and disorders of communication as well as assessment and intervention in these areas. The position works directly with clients and/or with their caregivers or other persons who regularly interact with them for the purpose of creating environments that promote optimal communication. Speech-Language Pathologists contribute to the organization and the overall goals of the department/program’s quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research and education.

This is temporary position until of the return of the incumbent (April 2020 or to be determined) and is eligible for a comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. Hours of work are 8:00 to 16:00 and days of work are: week one Fridays; week two Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday.

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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.
• Please note that travel is a requirement for this position and transportation arrangements must meet the Employer’s requirements. You are required to hold a valid Driver’s License and may be required to drive a personal car on mileage and/or be assigned a fleet vehicle as a condition of employment.
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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