Creating opportunities for more independence; it’s what people in the community rely on us for and what VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) has offered for 90 years. With over 3000 health care professionals serving clients in seven Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs), VHA’s client-centered, community-based approach provides nursing, rehabilitation, personal support and home support services. Our caring, professional team offers spectacular care to Ontario seniors, families, adults and children living with disabilities or suffering from a chronic or terminal illness, helping them live life more independently, in comfort and with dignity.
At VHA we love our work. As a team member you’ll do more than provide services to clients; you’ll build strong, long-lasting relationships. We offer high-quality, multilingual services that are growing across Ontario, and our work environment focuses on supporting clients and staff through client centered care, well-connected healthcare teams, and continual improvement.
We are currently seeking a Part Time Speech Language Pathologist
(Adults) for the York region
To provide Speech Language Pathology consultation, assessment and planned interventions for clients referred through VHA Rehab Solutions.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Assesses and diagnoses clients through the selection and administration of standardized and non-standardized tests.
Devises and implements individualized goal-directed treatment programs based on case history, assessment results, current professional practices and College standards which reflect the rehabilitative potential of the client.
Monitors the client’s progress and evaluates treatment and management on an ongoing basis.
Counsels and educates client, care-givers and family members regarding the nature and management of communication deficits.
Identifies and communicates to the CCAC Case Manager the need for additional or alternative professional and support services.
Maintains knowledge of current developments in Speech Language Pathology and Community Services appropriate for treatment populations.
In accordance with established standards for reporting, reports the client’s progress as required to the referral source.
Discusses clinically significant information with the physician or other appropriate members of the health care team.
Assists in client discharge planning in conjunction with the client, family members and other members of the health care team.
Maintains accurate and comprehensive written documentation of client care in accordance with existing legal, professional and VHA standards.
Identifying and teaching of self-management strategies to help clients recognize and avoid unsafe situations.
Masters Degree or equivalent in Speech Language Pathology.
Membership in good standing with the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario.
Eligible for membership in the Ontario Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
Minimum of two (2) years clinical experience, preferably in community care, an asset.
Please apply online at www.VHA.ca
VHA Home HealthCare is an equal opportunity employer. VHA is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment. If you require an accommodation, let us know in advance.
Thanks to everyone who applies. We will review applications as they are received, and really look forward hearing from you. We’ll only be contacting those selected for further discussion.