Speech Language Pathologist | Early Childhood DevelopmentApply Now Job ID 1594449 Date posted 09/15/2021
Facility :KAMLOOPS S CENTRAL HEALTH
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Interior Health invites applications for a permanent, full time opening with our Early Childhood Development Program based in Kamloops, BC.
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, and extensive extended health plan, plus four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position.
What Will You Work On?
The Early Childhood Development (ECD) Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) will work with children aged birth-to-school entry from a variety of cultural backgrounds and their parents/caregivers. The ECD SLP will engage in screening, assessment, intervention, coaching, & education in all areas of speech, language, & communication with this population. The ECD SLP will collaborate with other professionals from the Ministry of Children & Family Development (MCFD), Ministry of Education (MoE), as well as local community organizations.
In this position the SLP will also provide outreach to the 100 Mile House area approximately one week per month. This is dependent on caseload needs in Kamloops and 100 Mile House. Travel from Kamloops to 100 Mile House Monday morning and returning Friday afternoon. All expenses covered by IH, IH vehicle, meals and accommodation.
How Will You Create Impact?
The ECD SLP has the potential to change the trajectory of our clients’ lives by improving their speech, language, and communication abilities.
How Will We Help You Grow?
We have a very collaborative team in Interior Health’s ECD SLP Program. The ECD SLP will receive support from the Professional Practice Leader (PPL), mentorship from ECD SLPs working on-site as well as 25 ECD SLP colleagues from across Interior Health. Professional development is also available.
Who Are We Looking For?
We are looking for an ECD SLP with experience/preference working with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers and their caregivers. The ECD SLP will have excellent oral and written communication abilities & be able to connect with people from all types of backgrounds. The ECD SLP will be creative in supporting clients’ goals while adhering to program guidelines. The ECD SLP will be an active and engaged team member, able to respectfully communicate and resolve conflict in a timely manner.
• Registration as a Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC.
• Recent pediatric SLP experience is an asset.
• Valid BC Driver’s license required.
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 AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to reach an Employment Advisor.
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.