Under the general direction of the Speech and Hearing Program Manager, the Public Health Speech Language Program Lead provides operational leadership and supervision for speech language services within the Northern Interior HSDA. In addition, the Lead provides clinical speech language services to the birth to Kindergarten entry population group and limited adult population, as well as consultative and educational services to educators, professionals and the community. Qualifications
- Master's degree in Speech Pathology from a recognized university program.
- Current registration within the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of B.C. to practice as a Speech Language Pathologist.
- Two (2) years clinically related experience, including supervisory experience.
- Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Current valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes.Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to apply knowledge of all levels of the theoretical and practical clinical pediatric speech language pathology.
- Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
- Ability to apply a family focused approach.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with all levels.
- Ability to foster effective working relationships, both internally and externally.
- Ability to provide leadership, guidance and direction to other staff.
- Ability to organize and prioritize work and balance multiple activities concurrently.
- Ability to operate related equipment such as computerized software technology within a Windows operating environment.
- Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
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