Speech Language Pathologist (Permanent Full Time), Speech Pathology

Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.

COMPETITION #: 2018-34966 External
BARGAINING UNIT: SHCP
ZONE: Saint John
DEPARTMENT: Speech Pathology
FACILITY: Saint John Regional Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Full Time
JOB TITLE: Speech Language Pathologist
CLASSIFICATION: Speech Language Pathologist 1 (SL01)
LANGUAGE: Bilingual Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Days, Subject to change due to operational requirements.
SALARY: $34.8320 to $43.8711 per hour

JOB PURPOSE:

The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for providing assessment, consultation and rehabilitation services for individuals with communication and / or swallowing disorders.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology or Communication Disorders. Must be registered and a member in good standing with the New Brunswick Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists and eligible for membership with the Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Good work record.
  • Written and spoken competence in English and French are required. (Advanced Level)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for:

  • Assessing, planning, and providing therapy to individuals and groups
  • Maintaining clinical records and documentation
  • Providing guidance and support to therapy assistants and other health care providers
  • Participating in interdisciplinary care planning
  • Providing mentoring and support for students
  • Participating in developing, maintaining and evaluating policies and procedures
  • Participating in developing and sharing information related to clinical skill sets, best practices and clinical guidelines

COMPETENCIES:

Competencies identified by Horizon Health Network: 

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Flexibility
  • Mentoring & Coaching
  • Patient/Client Focus
  • Planning and Prioritizing Work
  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork and Collaboration

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by November 7, 2018. 

NOTE: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time.

Please quote Competition # 2018-34966-External. Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.

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