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Speech Language Therapy Assistant (part Time)

Part Time
4 days ago
Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you a registered Speech Language Assistant 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 department.

Under the supervision of the Speech & Language Program Lead, the Speech Language Therapy Assist will be responsible for assisting the Speech Language pathologists, working within the guidelines of the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of British Columbia, and providing support to the Speech and Language Program.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Days - 08:30 to 15:15, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Prince Rupert Regional Hospital is the largest hospital in northwest BC with 27 acute care beds. They offer emergency services, ultrasound, CT scans, surgery, extended care, pediatrics, radiology, and obstetrics. Additional services such as diabetes education, health heart and rehabilitation, podiatry, orthopedics and other visiting specialists.

Prince Rupert is a coastal port city with a population of 12,220 (2021). It is nestled into a mountain and surrounded by the Great Bear Rainforest. See rare wildlife, explore our rugged landscapes, and experience world-class fishing adventures you won't find anywhere else. Check out more on Prince Rupert , known as the halibut capital of the world.

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.
• Three weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Relocation Incentive 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" offered through the Federal and BC Government

• Grade 12.
• Completion of a Speech Language Assistant or Communications Disorders Assist program or currently licensed as an Early Childhood Educator.
• Valid Class 5 - B.C. Drivers License and access to personal vehicle for business related purpose.
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Or other Qualifications determined to be reasonable and relevant to the level of work.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to operate related equipment such as MS Office, Outlook and Internet.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to organize and prioritize.
• Ability to be responsive to the needs of the client and to interact well with pre-school children.
• Ability to work independently and in cooperation with the team.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to travel if required.

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.