Speech-Language Pathologist
Riverview Health Centre
Winnipeg, MB
Requisition ID: 22391

Position Number: 20055791

Posting End Date: May 2, 2019

City: Winnipeg

Site: Riverview Health Centre

Department / Unit: Speech Pathology - RHC

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: CUPE-500

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 0.70

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 0800-1600

Annual Base Hours: 1950

Salary: $38.477, $40.093, $41.634, $43.180, $44.831, $46.630, $48.444

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Position Overview

Under the general direction of the Manager Allied Health and the Patient Care Manager, the incumbent is responsible for providing quality Speech-Language Pathology services, consistent with discipline and professional standards, including: prevention, identification, evaluation, assessment, diagnosis, counseling, treatment, management and education of communication and swallowing disorders; education and supervision of students and professionals; consultation with and referral to other professionals; and research. Maintains professional accountability, professional judgment and reasoning with a high level of communication and collaboration. Quality client care is supported through continuing professional development, research, quality improvement and promotion of Speech-Language Pathology.

The Speech-Language Pathologist demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the region and Riverview Health Centre.


Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited/recognized university is required.

Must be registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Manitoba (CASLPM). Membership in other professional organizations is encouraged; for example, Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) and the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with WRHA policy.
Qualifications and Skills

Knowledge of principles of Speech Language Pathology
Knowledge of relevant Workplace Safety and Health responsibilities.
Ability to express ideas and thoughts in English both verbally and in written format.
Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships.
Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work cooperatively with other disciplines.
Demonstrated professional judgment and initiative.
Knowledge of the physical, social, cultural and economic aspects of client care.
Demonstrated effective organizational, interpersonal, critical thinking, clinical reasoning, conflict resolution and decision-making skills.
Ability to adapt to new concepts, techniques and best practice in the academic and clinical fields of health care knowledge.
Knowledge and understanding of evidence informed and evidence based practice.
Working knowledge of research.
Ability to perform both independently and as a team member.
Ability to critically evaluate and apply relevant knowledge to practice.
Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment.
Ability to support and implement change.
Demonstrated commitment to continued professional development.
Ability to select appropriate communication methods pertinent to the situation.
Ability to listen and comprehend effectively.
Ability to organize workload and set priorities.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to work safely without injury to self, to patients/residents, or to other staff.
Ability to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with patients/residents, family members and coworkers.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.