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SPEECH–LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST - PRESCHOOL

Apply Now Job ID 1285390 Date posted 08/01/2019
Job title :SPEECH–LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST - PRESCHOOL
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA CHSC
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME
Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist with interest in a relief, full time opportunity with Interior Health’s Community Health and Services Centre (CHSC) located in Kelowna, BC. Imagine working in a brand new, state-of-the-art facility just minutes' walk to the beaches of Okanagan Lake!

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization and under the general direction of the Professional Practice Leader, the position provides family-centered speech & language services to children from birth to school entry and their families. Responsibilities include the provision of a full range of clinical services, community consultation and education, and implementation of a population health approach to promote healthy communication in the general population. You will be working with two full time SLP colleagues and would provide assessment and intervention to a general preschool caseload for speech/language disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder. Services are provided at CHSC, in the clients’ home and at preschool centres.

Days of work are Monday to Friday (08:00 to 16:00 hours) with weekends and statutory holidays off. This position will provide coverage for a maternity leave until the return of incumbent October 2020. This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. Relocation Allowance may be offered to the eligible candidate.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. It is an organization where every person matters.

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. Downtown Kelowna offers a spectacular landscape of lake, mountains and parks, with a wide range of cafés, continental and ethnic restaurants and noisy nightclubs to choose from as well as unique shops and boutiques, heritage buildings and modern architecture, art galleries and museums, music and live theatre, and even a symphony and ballet. 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.


Qualifications

• Registration as a Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC.
• One year’s experience in working with clients in Early Childhood Development setting and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Valid BC Driver’s license where required.
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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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