Speech Language Pathologist

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Number: 79562
Job: Health Professional/Assistant
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre
Organization: LT CARE
Status: Temporary Full-time
Hours per week: 37.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: Non Union Employees
Minimum Salary: 37.7600 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 48.4100
Post Date: Dec 5, 2019, 5:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Dec 11, 2019, 4:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

Developmental Pediatrics and Rehabilitation is a portfolio within McMaster Children's Hospital. It is comprised of many different programs providing out- patient services to children (and some adults) with developmental, emotional or behaviourial, physical, or communication needs.

Position Summary

The Speech Language Pathologist serves school-aged and pre-school children with developmental and/or neurological disabilities with a range of communication and speech and language delays and disorders. The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for providing multi-disciplinary assessment, parent-mediated and individual and group child interventions and community consultation. Mentoring is available in all areas of practice. Therapy sessions may be conducted on-site or in the community

Schedule Work Hours

Monday to Friday; days (some evening and occasional weekend work may be required) This position is temporary until June 2020.


1. CASLPO registration
2. Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology
3. Hanen certification including It Takes Two to Talk required.
4. Hanen certification in More Than Words would be an asset.
5. Minimum 2- 3 years pediatric experience preferred
6. Comprehensive knowledge of communication development, communication disorders and neurological and/or developmental disabilities.
7. Experience in augmentative communication preferred.
8. Demonstrated teamwork skills and the ability to initiate and work independently.
9. Willingness and ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
10. Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle for travel in the community.
11. Willingness to participate in criminal reference check.
12. Fluency in French will be considered an asset.
13. Must be able to obtain a valid Vulnerable Sector Screen (VSS)

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement