Interior Health, Cranbrook, BC

Category: 
Speech-Language Pathology

Consider relocating for a Speech-Language Pathologist opportunity in one of BC’s most desired destinations – Cranbrook, BC. If you appreciate having sunshine and lots of fresh air, Cranbrook is the place to be!

A permanent, full time position is available at East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH). A hospital responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area.

The position is primarily Inpatient Acute Medical Care for adults, which involves a lot of bedside swallowing assessments and the ability to do Modified Barium Swallow assessments – anyone applying who has these skill sets would be given precedence. Also, the SLP hired would assist with the communication aspect of treatment for inpatients who have had a stroke or other conditions where communication is significantly affected.   The clientele are 99.9% adult. There is an expectation to be competent in dysphagia management, including conducting and interpreting videofluoroscopic examinations. 

Days of work are Monday to Friday with weekends and statutory holidays off.  This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health.

BC’s rural towns and smaller cities offer natural beauty, access to backcountry adventures, community connections, peace of mind, and a quieter way of life. Experience the satisfaction that comes from working and living in a rural area! 

$35.56 to $44.36 per hour

Qualifications:

  • Registration as a Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC.
  • One year’s clinical experience with adults in a hospital setting is preferred.

To apply, please visit https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/job/cranbrook/speech-language-pathologist/602/12710378

To learn more, contact Recruiter Carrie.Desjarlais@interiorhealth.ca