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BC Childrens Hospital

Speech Language Pathologist II, Acute Rehab - BC Children's Hospital and SunnyHill Health Centre

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Job Description

Speech Language Pathologist II, Acute Rehab

BC Children's Hospital and SunnyHill Health Centre

Vancouver, BC

What you'll do

  • Provide assessment, diagnostic and intervention services to children using advanced level clinical skills and knowledge in the specified program area and within the full range of communication and swallowing disorders (as required). Utilize processes such as the administration and interpretation of standardized assessment tools, detailed history taking, informal observation/evaluation procedures and consultation with other professionals to ensure consideration of additional factors (e.g. cognitive factors, mental health, medical status, environmental influences) that may affect assessment, subsequent diagnosis and recommendations for treatment.
  • Provide counselling and psycho-education to families and other relevant caregivers to understand the nature, treatment and prognosis of the specific speech and language diagnoses and the relationship of these diagnoses to the individual's developmental, cognitive and/or mental health presentation/profile.
  • Provide clinical leadership within the specified program/inter-professional team, speech and language pathology discipline, and in partnership with community services, demonstrated by initiating and participating in activities such as evaluating and developing clinical treatment practices, guidelines and protocols and promoting excellence in practice and treatment team in partnership with the Program Manager and/or Professional Practice Lead
  • Take leadership in program planning, identify, promote and lead program and discipline specific development and planning strategies in collaboration with the Program Leadership to enhance system processes and resources for patients. Attend and contribute to ongoing discipline/program and quality improvement, risk management activities as required.
  • Develop orientation and mentorship structures for new and Grade 1 employees, provide clinical supervision and case discussion, initiate and support the development and completion of learning plans for Grade 1 and new staff in collaboration with the Program Manager/Director and PPL. Identify and initiate learning opportunities, role development and support requirements in collaboration with other team members, Program Manager/Director and Professional Practice Leader.

What you bring

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in speech-language pathology from an approved academic program by the College of Health and Care Professionals of British Columbia.
  • Three (3) years of recent experience in areas related to child development and rehabilitation.
  • Documented evidence of post graduate education in the specified program area/areas.
  • Documented learning related to professional development and leadership/personal development.
  • Evidence of current advanced competency in the specified program area as defined by the current competency requirements of the program client population and successful completion of advanced competency certificates if required as identified by the College of Speech and Hearing Professionals of BC.
  • Registrant of the College of Health and Care Professionals of British Columbia.

Skills & Knowledge

  • In depth specific knowledge and experience in specific areas of clinical practice related to assigned program.
  • Demonstrated experience in multiple clinical areas and an ability to apply this knowledge across clinical populations.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability within own professional group and in an inter-professional capacity
  • Experience of working collaboratively and a proven record of successfully working within an inter-professional team environment.
  • Knowledge of models of mentorship and clinical leadership with the health care professions and demonstrated ability to successfully support the clinical learning of others.
  • Demonstrated ability and understanding of the processes of managing change and supporting others in a clinical capacity to develop their practice in response to changing service delivery requirements.
  • Demonstrated recent experience of involvement in extending or supporting clinical practice within the assigned program area.
  • Ability to articulate understanding of concepts related to inter-professional competency, family integrated care, role clarification, team functioning, collaborative leadership, trauma informed care, conflict resolution and systems change.
  • Current, in depth knowledge of child development and child language development.
  • Broad knowledge of speech-language pathology diagnostic and therapeutic principals, procedures and approaches, and clinical best practices relevant to the population.
  • Knowledge of developmental, mental health and acquired conditions impacting on and coexisting with communication and speech and language disorders.
  • An understanding of the process of differential diagnosis of speech, language, communication and swallowing disorders.
  • Broad knowledge of evidence based practice and research process and methodology.
  • Demonstrated excellent ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and external agencies and groups.
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities of settler colonialism on Indigenous Peoples and familiarity with addressing Indigenous-specific anti-racism, anti-racism and Indigenous Cultural Safety and foundational documents and legislative commitments (The Declaration Act, the Declaration Action Plan, TRC, IPS, Remembering Keegan, etc.).

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).

Job Type: Temporary, Full-Time (until February 20 th 2025)
Wage:
$42.27 - $52.81/hour
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Hours of Work:
Monday - Friday, 0830 - 1630
Requisition #
166518E

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What we do

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia.

Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC) provides specialized development and rehabilitation services to BC children, youth and their families.

BCCH and SHHC are part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA, BCCH and SHHC are committed to equity in our hiring and employment practices. With learning and compassion, we are addressing existing inequities and barriers throughout our systems. PHSA is seeking to create a diverse workforce and to establish an inclusive and culturally safe environment. We invite applications and enquiries from all people, particularly those belonging to the historically, systemically, and/or persistently marginalized groups identified under the B.C. Human Rights Code.

One of PHSA's North Star priorities is to eradicate Indigenous-specific racism, which includes dismantling barriers to health care employment at every level. We welcome Indigenous individuals to apply and/or contact the Sanya'kula Team (Indigenous Recruitment & Employee Experience) for support at indigenous.employment@phsa.ca .

Indigenous-specific anti-racism initiatives are rooted in addressing the unique forms of discrimination, historical and ongoing injustices, and marginalization faced by Indigenous peoples. These initiatives align with an Indigenous rights-based approach, recognizing the inherent rights and self-determination of Indigenous communities. PHSA must uphold legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents such as including Truth & Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of June 8 th , 2024. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday - Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

About BC Childrens Hospital

BC Children’s Hospital is a leader in general and specialized pediatric services, and is the province’s foremost teaching and research facility for child health.

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Application closing date is 2024-07-29

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