Speech-Language Pathologist, Toronto, ON

Category: 
Orthophonie

Position:    Speech Language Pathologist
Requisition Number:    HEA-17-00033
Department:    Communication and Writing Aids Services
Work Type:    Temporary Full-Time (Contract ends September 2018)
FTE:    1.0 FTE
Salary:    Grade 6C $35.61/hr to $44.62/hr

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides consultation (including prevention), evaluation, assessment, intervention and counselling to clients and families around communication
  • Works in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team to inform integrated care plans
  • Uses appropriate standardized tests and outcome measures in clinical practice
  • Uses non-standard assessment tools/forms when appropriate
  • Makes appropriate referrals to other services, agencies, etc.
  • Incorporates goal setting in discussion with family/client
  • Adapts approach to changing needs of clients and families
  • Keeps family/client informed of progress and of any changes in plan
  • Adheres to Centre/professional charting guidelines
  • Demonstrates familiarity with current literature, issues and trends of practice
  • Participates in regular quality improvement activities to further refine clinical practice, equitable and efficient service for clients and families
  • Shares new knowledge and best practices with colleagues, students and other professionals within the organization, professional body and community
  • Participate in quality improvement activities to ensure the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment
  • Utilize the teaching/learning process to provide education, both formal and informal, to clients/families, colleagues, students, and other professionals within the organization and the community
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives, supports the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment and advances a culture of client/patient safety through work and daily practices
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology
  • Current registration with the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO)
  • Must have Individual Authorizer status from the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) to prescribe communication devices
  • Minimum of one year work experience as a Speech Language Pathologist
  • Experience in the field of Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Previous pediatric clinical related experience preferred
  • Experience with providing assessment, consultation and therapy for pediatric Spina Bifida, neuromuscular disorders and/or inpatient rehab preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families and members of the interdisciplinary care team
  • Demonstrates flexibility and co-operation in dealing with change
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in an interdisciplinary team
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle

About the Organization

Join a world of possibility! Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada's largest children's rehabilitation hospital focused on improving the lives of kids with disabilities. Our work environment is inspiring, innovative, collaborative and rooted in our organizational vision to create a world of possibility. We are a Top Employer for Young People, one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers, and offer competitive compensation, benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth.

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All interested candidates are invited to submit their application on line by visiting:
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Holland Bloorview is committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices. Should an applicant require accommodation during any stage in the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources.