Join our team of Allied Health professionals and improve patient outcomes here at Humber River Hospital.
At Humber River Hospital the Allied Health team plays a pivotal role delivering diagnostic, technical, supportive and therapeutic patient care.
Speech Language Pathologists are valued members of our Allied Services Department.
Our Speech Language Pathologists provide evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders and speech and language problems resulting from strokes, head injury, respiratory issues, and other medical complications.
Are you a compassionate Speech Language Pathologist who is focused on positively impacting patients’ ability to communicate? If yes, we invite you to read the details below then apply.
Reporting Relationship: Manager, Allied Health Services
Hiring Salary Range: $40.23 - $50.09 per hour
Availability: Monday - Friday
Ensures a high standard of patient care in accordance with Speech Language Pathology policies and procedures.
The Speech Language Pathologist will be responsible for the assessment and management of adults with dysphagia and communication disorders in an acute care setting.
Collaboration and communication with other members of the interdisciplinary team.
Provide appropriate assessment and treatment for referred patients with acute medical needs within the Medicine program, including acute Medicine units, the ICU and ED, with some coverage in the Surgery program as needed. Clinical caseload includes coverage of several acute inpatient medicine units.
Recording patient assessment, progress and discharge status.
Providing discharge planning in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team members, including applications to other resources.
Recording workload measurement data.
Provide consultation to other disciplines in the area of physical medicine.
Clinical supervisor of Speech Language Pathology students
Cross coverage within various units, programs, and sites at Wilson and the RCC sites (Church and Finch) may be required based on the needs of the department and program.
Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology or equivalent
A member in good standing with CASLPO.
Eligibility for registration with the Ontario Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
Experience in dysphagia management and Videofluoroscopic evaluation of swallowing is preferred.
Experience in a hospital setting with 2-3 years of clinical experience preferred.
Sound professional knowledge and judgment in a clinical role.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Supportive of a multidisciplinary approach in a Program Management Model setting.
Experience working in various ethno-cultural groups would be advantageous.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.
Access to a vehicle for the occasional cross site coverage will be an asset.
Why Humber? Why Now?
Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of Compassion, Professionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.
We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.
Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.
This position will be filled in accordance with the OPSEU 590 collective agreement.
Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.
Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital.