Position: Speech Language Pathologist – 0A Oncology
Status: Temporary Full-Time (x1) Approx. 12 months
Dept./Health System: 0A Oncology – Credit Valley Hospital
Posted: February 19, 2021
Internal Deadline: February 26, 2021
Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community
When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community – patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan – quality, access and sustainability – anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients – inside and outside the hospital.
At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!
The Inpatient Oncology & Palliative Care unit consists of 42 budgeted beds at the CVH Site and is staffed by inter-professional teams who support the care of oncology and palliative care patients. Our teams provide high quality-patient centered care in an innovative environment to support the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients. We are dedicated to building a diverse workforce that reflects the community in which we live and serve.
+ Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or equivalent
+ CASLPO registration
+ Experience in acute adult communication and swallowing disorders in a hospital setting is essential
+ Experience in end of life care is essential
+ Experience with elderly patients with co-morbid neurological, surgical and medical conditions is essential
+ Experience in oncology care is preferred
+ Current experience with swallowing videofluoroscopy is essential.
+ Certification in MBSImp is preferred. If not MBSImp certified, then willingness to become certified is required.
+ Must have excellent communication, organizational and teamwork skills and be self-directed in a changing work environment, including multiple work settings to support clinical needs hospital-wide
+ Must have demonstrated initiative and ability to make timely professional decisions
+ Demonstrated commitment to continuing education as relevant to clinical practice and professional growth
+ Assessment, management and counselling of swallowing and communication needs of palliative and oncology patients
+ Provision of clinical services to support of hospital wide coverage will constitute a portion of this position
+ Education and training for staff, family, students and volunteers to maximize patient goals
+ Contribution to the interdisciplinary team to support clinical and program initiatives and priorities
+ Contribution to the SLP service to advocate for and enhance the quality of the service within the organization and community
+ Caseload responsibilities may change to accommodate SLP needs throughout the organization
+ Expectation to contribute to clinical education of graduate SLP students on an annual basis
+ Participation in promotional and professional activities
Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage. To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.
We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
External Company URL: www.thp.ca
Post End Date: 2/26/2021