Speech Language Pathologist – Clinical Support Services

  • Company:
    Mackenzie Health
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    18 hours ago
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Job Description Speech Language Pathologist – MHRHPermanent Full Time positionThere’s never been a better time to join Mackenzie Health! Mackenzie Health’s two hospitals — Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital and Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital — and our community-based locations provide the ultimate in care to our community. We have opportunities available. Ultimately, this is where you want to be.The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) is responsible for providing direct clinical care including assessment and therapy to patients of Mackenzie Health in need of SLP services throughout the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital and Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital sites as well as the Reactivation Care Centre..Contribute to safe, quality care by• Assessment, treatment, consultation and education of communication disorders (i.e. aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, cognitive-communication impairment).• Dysphagia management including screening, assessment, treatment, and education.• Ability to work collaboratively with professional colleagues, within and across professions.• Prior hospital experience in stroke rehabilitation is an asset.What must you have?• Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited and recognized university.• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certificate.What else do you bring?• Experience in conducting clinical swallowing evaluations.• Experience in conducting and analyzing video-fluoroscopic swallowing (VFSS) studies.• Ability to provide clinical education in the form of in-services as well as patient and/or family education• Ability to work independently, self-directed and can effectively lead clinical inter-professional teams.• Highly developed conflict resolution skills.• Well-developed ability to organize daily activities and priorities.• Effective communication skills, engages others, and is a reflective listener and learner.• Demonstrated ability to lead and be flexible with change and be able to set priorities and problem-solve.• Demonstrated willingness and ability to work collaboratively with professional colleagues, within and across professions. • Experience in supervising students is an asset.• Proven attendance record.• Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.• Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.• Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.• Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health’s Commitment to Caring.• Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health – Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.• Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.Preferably, your profile also includes:• Membership in good standing with the College of Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO), preferred. • OSLA or SAC Membership an asset.• 1 to 3 years of experience as a Speech Language Pathologist minimum, preferred.• Experience working with a stroke population.• Prior experience in a rehabilitation setting is an asset.• Prior experience in an acute care setting is an asset.*You may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie HealthFOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Mackenzie Health’s Occupational Health and Safety department.

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