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Speech Pathologist (temporary Full Time)

Terrace, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
** 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 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 Therapy department.

Under the direction of the Speech Program Lead, the position functions as Clinicians responsible for the delivery of speech and language services to the population that the incumbent serves. Responsibilities include providing clinical speech language services to the birth to Kindergarten entry population group (with limited services to adults), as well as consultative and educational services to educators, professionals and the community.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Monday to Friday, Days - 08:00 to 16:00

Terrace has a population 12,700 (2021) residents. The community of Terrace is northern living at its best. Snow-capped mountains, pristine glacier-fed rivers, lakes and streams all add to the beauty of this community. Check out Terrace where there is always something new to experience.

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.

• Master's degree in Speech Pathology from a recognized university program.
• Must be licensed to practice by the College of Speech & Hearing Health Professionals of B.C.
• One (1) year clinically related experience
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• Current valid Class 5 B.C. driver's license required 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 create, support and monitor home speech and language programs.
• Ability to practice within a family focused service model.
• Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
• Ability to foster effective working relationships, both internally and externally.
• 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.

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.