New Job Speech Language Pathologist 1 In Newfoundland And Labrador

Speech Language Pathologist 1
Speech Language Pathologist 1

Speech Language Pathologist 1

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Salary : Details not provided
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Full Description

Location: Carbonear - Private Josiah Squibb Memorial
Speech Language Pathologist I
Long Term Care
Temporary Part-Time (Until February 12, 2024, with possibility of extension)

37.50 bi-weekly (8 hour days)
CG 41 ($37.79 - $44.57)
Competition Number
Posted Date
January 6, 2023
Closing Date
January 13, 2023

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary

The incumbent is responsible for the provision of leadership and clinical expertise to Long Term Care sites in Rural Avalon (Carbonear Long Term Care & Placentia Health Center) in the area of Speech Language Pathology. The clinical areas include, but are not limited to, medical speech language pathology, communication management of dementia, medical dysphagia, end of life swallowing care/management, long term ventilation swallowing and communication management, augmentative and alternative communication. The major clinical responsibilities include prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of all types of speech language disorders, evaluation, treatment, health promotion, quality initiatives, staff education and public awareness. In addition, the incumbent will provide Speech Language Pathology coverage to Carbonear General Hospital as required.
This position reports to the Regional Manager of Allied Health Services - Rural Avalon and maintains accountability to the Professional Practice Consultant for Speech Language Pathology for professional integrity and practice issues.

Job Demands

By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally, there is lifting or physical strength required (i.e. lifting up to 25 lbs. while carrying boxes of resources/materials, flip charts and audio-visual equipment for group work activities, Sits or stands to consult with clients, conduct therapeutic sessions, work on the computer or occasionally works in awkward or cramped body positions.

Job Qualifications

Graduation with a Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology from an approved/recognized program.
Current registration with the NL Council of Health Professionals is required.
A valid Newfoundland and Labrador Class 5 Driver's License and the use of a private vehicle are conditions of employment.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.
If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health AAHP Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. If this is an internal and external posting, all applications will be accepted and preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health AAHP Regional Bargaining Unit.

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Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately
To become a part of our team, please submit an up to date resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: [email protected]. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.
If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.
Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection, and onboarding processes. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting support during the process. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Recruitment Line at 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.