Position: Speech Language Pathologist - Medicine Program
File #: 2020-16850
Status: Temporary Part Time (Approximately 10 months)
Health System: In-Patient Medicine Program
Site: Credit Valley Hospital
Posted: April 16, 2020
Internal Deadline: April 23, 2020
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 successful candidate will provide assessment and treatment of swallowing and communication disorders for adult patients with a variety of medical diagnoses. Collaboration with other health care professionals providing patient and family centered care in a team setting is an integral part of this position. The SLP will provide coverage on more than one medical unit.
Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited institution.
Licensed with the College of Audiologists & Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).
Previous experience with assessment and management of swallowing disorders, including video- fluoroscopic assessment for dysphagia.
Previous experience with assessment and treatment of patients with neurological deficits.
Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development, including clinical education with students and / or mentorship of Initial Practice Registrants.
Strong case management skills and demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced team environment.
Superior interpersonal communication skills, including verbal and written communication.
Interest in potential professional and career development opportunities.
Satisfactory attendance and performance record required.
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 and positive work environment.
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.