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North East Local Health Integration Network

The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) is dedicated to leading a high quality integrated health system for people living in Northeastern Ontario. The NE LHIN plans, funds and works to integrate health services across the region.  The NE LHIN is also responsible for the delivery of quality home and community care services for people who call Northeastern Ontario home.  As a health system manager, we need ambitious, creative people who are motivated to make a difference in their community, prepared to challenge the status quo and ready to use their diverse skills to strengthen the system of care for Northerners. We're looking for the right people with the right skills to achieve our strategic priorities and vision of providing quality health care when Northerners need it.



Position:  Speech Language Pathologist (#134-17)

Region:  Manitoulin/Sudbury

Description:  

JOB POSTING #134-17

 

POSTING DATE:  December 14, 2017

 

JOB TITLE:                          Speech-Language Pathologist – Full-Time

INITIAL ASSIGNMENT:  In-Home (SUD IH SLP-003)

BARGAINING AGENT:    OPSEU

LOCATION:                         Sudbury or Elliot Lake Office 

EFFECTIVE DATE:           Immediately

 

POSITION SUMMARY:


The Speech-Language Pathologist is responsible for the provision of speech-language pathology services to Home and Community Care patients in order to address and improve communication and/or swallowing disorders.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Registered Speech-Language Pathologist in good standing with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO);

  • In-depth knowledge of speech-language pathology services and other community resources, treatment centres, and organizations;

  • Good understanding of the roles of other health care professionals;

  • Relevant speech language pathology experience in a community/health care environment;

  • Comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of speech language pathology tools, processes, equipment, and assistive technology;

  • Knowledge of funding agencies related to the speech language pathology recommendations;

  • Practical knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. regarding the provision of health care services, privacy, health and safety, etc.);

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the standards of practice and professional guidelines set forth by CASLPO;

  • Ability to prioritize professional duties and manage multiple patients, and efficiently organize workload;

  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills to work with diverse patient groups, case managers, family members/caregivers/Substitute Decision Makers, health care professionals, community organizations and service providers;

  • Effective listening, observation and facilitation skills;

  • Ability to communicate information effectively through a variety of means including meetings, reports, letters, and presentations;
  • Working knowledge of computer software (email, internet) and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel);
  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;

  • Valid Emergency First Aid Certification;

  • Oral and written proficiency in English essential.



Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  Full-Time

Deadline for Application:  Wednesday, January 31, 2018

How to Apply:  

Speech Language Pathologists may qualify for a Rehabilitation Professionals Incentive Grant of $5,000 per year for three years which is paid by the Underserviced Area Program of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

 

The NE LHIN is an equal opportunity employer.  Personal information submitted will be used only for the purpose of determining suitability for this vacancy.  All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Interested persons are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:

 

nelhinemployment@lhins.on.ca

 

Please refer to posting number 134-17 when applying.



Location:  Sudbury or Elliot Lake

Profession Type:  Other

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