Position Summary** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **
Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you a registered Speech Language Pathologist looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Speech-Language Pathology department.
Reporting to the designated Team Lead, performs screening, assessment, diagnosis, intervention and follow-up for children from birth to school age with speech, communication, and related disorders, at various sites within Northern Health, and in accordance with Speech-Language Pathology standards and scope of clinical practice; plans, implements, and records client treatment programs and progress in collaboration with members of the interdisciplinary team; may provide guidance to Speech-Language Assistants and education to patient's family, friends, and caregivers and attends and participates in team conferences as required; participates in promotion of early intervention activities and prevention of communication and related disorders; participates on interdisciplinary/interdepartmental program meetings, program planning, and maintains knowledge of current developments in Speech-Language Pathology.Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
Monday to Friday / Days 08:00 to 16:15Prince George
has a population of 89,490 (2021) local residents and is a service centre for approximately 320,000. Prince George has all of the amenities of a larger city mixed with the charm and friendliness of a smaller town. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial support for moving expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•"Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.Qualfications
•Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from a recognized University program.
•Registration as a Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC and eligible for membership with Speech-Language & Audiology Canada.
•One years' experience in working with clients in an Early Childhood Intervention setting and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience - new grads welcome!
•Valid BC Driver's license where required.Skills and Abilities:
•Assessment and Treatment: Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing client assessments.
•Teaching: Ability to teach clients and others both one-on-one and in groups.
•Knowledge Integration: Integrates best practice and current research evidence to support professional practice decisions and actions.
•Communication: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families, the public, medical staff, and members of the interdisciplinary team using verbal, written, and computer communication means. Ability to effectively apply conflict resolution skills.
•Critical Thinking: Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve and make decisions effectively.
•Human Caring and Relationship Centered Practice: Ability to promote client-focused care that demonstrates care for and with clients and significant others, sensitivity to diverse cultures and preferences, client advocacy and social justice concerns.
•Management: Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives, and establish priorities. Manages time and resources, implements activities to promote cooperation among the interdisciplinary team, and collaborates across disciplines.
•Leadership: Promotes staff morale, engagement, and empowerment. Demonstrates creative planning for change and innovation, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.
•Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and a commitment to excellence in the provision of client care.
•Equipment: Demonstrated ability in the use of e-mail and word processing. Ability to operate other related equipment as required in the specific practice area.
•Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.