Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)
Work Site: Speech Language Pathology, Richmond Continuing Health Services - Richmond, BC
Status: Regular Full Time
As soon as possible
Salary: $34.95 - $43.58 per hour
Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Come work as a Speech Language Pathologist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Speech Language Pathologist to join the Speech Language Pathology team with Richmond Continuing Health Services. Apply today to join our team!
As a Speech Language Pathologist with VCH you will:
Work in a team based environment, assess, diagnose and treat the full range of communication and swallowing disorders for adult clients in home, facilities, community or clinic settings.
Complete client reports, educate client/family, provide counseling and consultation, and present lectures.
Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings, risk management and research, and provide orientation to new team members and Speech-Language Pathology students.
WHO WE ARE
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience
Current full registration with the College of Speech and Hearing Professionals of British Columbia.
Two (2) years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education training and experience.
Valid BC Driver’s License required. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle.
Knowledge & Abilities
Knowledge of provincial acts and regulations related to home and community care.
Knowledge of acute, chronic disease, palliative and health management and self-management support.
Knowledge of community resources available for client/family support and related health services.
Broad knowledge of evidence based practice.
Broad knowledge of other health disciplines and their role in healthcare.
Broad knowledge of research process and methodology.
Sound knowledge base of neurological conditions, complex chronic diseases and acquired brain injury management.
Basic knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
Demonstrated ability to understand and influence group and inter-group processes, decision making and problem solving.
Demonstrated ability to establish rapport with clients and families in order to explore issues that are beyond the initial presented concerns.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with clients, families, team members, other groups and community agency personnel.
Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with conflict situations.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrated ability to operate related computer equipment.
Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workload.
Demonstrated ability to determine and deal effectively with urgent situations, clients/families/residents.
Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver presentations.
Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other healthcare professionals.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
Skilled in the use of equipment, and in the techniques appropriate for treatment.
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff - both current and prospective - have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.
To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.
VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.