New job Speech Language Pathologist in Yukon

Speech Language Pathologist

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $68,193 - $79,132 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This is an until –filled competition. Candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time with 24-hours posted notice. Resumes will be screened at regular intervals until the position is filled or the competition closes, whichever is earliest.

This posting is for one permanent part-time position. Please note that this posting may be used for anticipatory full-time, permanent, term, casual or positions of a similar nature.


Who we are

Yukon’s Department of Health and Social Services aims to promote, protect, and enhance the well-being of Yukon people through a continuum of quality, accessible, and appropriate health and social services. Continuing Care’s philosophy is “Every action and decision performed by this position is founded on respect for the residents, for the promotion of their dignity, individual freedom, choice and lifestyle, and meaningful quality living.”


Your role

We are looking for a dynamic, dedicated and enthusiastic individual to provide clinical care services for residents/clients (Long Term Care and Homecare) with communication and/or swallowing disorders. The Speech Language Pathologist is an integral member of an interdisciplinary team responsible for providing direct care and consultations to enhance, maintain, improve, or restore the client/resident’s ability to functional at an optimal level. The Speech Language Pathologist plans, directs, delivers, and evaluates services through direct assessment, interventions, consultations, and assignment of task components to Rehabilitation Assistants. This position also may provide training to Continuing Care staff


For more information about this position, please contact: Leah Ryckman, Supervisor Home Care Interdisciplinary Team , at (867) 667-5774 or at Leah.Ryckman@yukon.ca

For information about applying on a Health and Social Services competition, please contact: Lisa Wallace, Human Resource Consultant, at (867) 332-3624 or at Lisa.Wallace@yukon.ca



Essential Qualifications:

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology
  • Experience as a Speech and Language therapist providing assessments and treatments in a community environment and/or long term care setting is an asset
  • Experience supervising support staff is an asset


Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Strong assessment skills
  • Ability to supervise and provide leadership for support staff
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment with an emphasis on Yukon First Nation’s culture
  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate individual and group programs
  • Excellent interpersonal, conflict management and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to manage a diverse caseload

Additional Information:

Conditions of Employment: TB Screening; CPR Level C (obtained within the past 18 months), Vulnerable Sector RCMP Security Clearance, Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence, current registration with a Canadian Speech Language Pathology regulatory body, Food Safe and WHMIS 2015.

Job Requirements: Exposure to animals in the Pet Therapy program; second hand smoke, exposure to latex products; travel within the territory.

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
14 April 2021
Close Date
14 July 2021

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