Speech Language Pathologist

RNS Health Care Services Inc. - Newmarket, ON (10 months ago)

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POSITION SUMMARY:

A Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) will work with people who have a variety of speech related disorders, who want to modify an accent or people who have swallowing difficulties. An SLP will do assessments, diagnosis, treatments and work on preventing and reducing speech related disorders.

RESPONSIBILITIES (but not limited to):

  • Identifying children’s developmental speech and communication difficulties/disorders
  • Provide education to patients, their families and team members
  • Managing a caseload taking into account priority cases, waiting lists, successful outcomes, referral and discharge of service users
  • Working with others to improve the effectiveness of service delivery
  • Collaborating and communicating with the Health Care Team regarding assessment findings, possible barriers to success, treatment and future planning

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters Level Degree or equivalent in Speech Language Pathology
  • Registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO)
  • Certification with the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) is preferred
  • Knowledge of CCAC
  • Previous experience working with children required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work independently and the ability to work flexible hours with travel
  • Ability to adapt to and work effectively within a variety of situations and with various individuals or groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible.
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and availability of a motor vehicle are required with Proof of Auto Insurance
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Screen
  • General Commercial Liability & Professional Liability Insurance

RNS Health Care Services Inc. is an accredited organization of professionals providing concerned, competent and compassionate health care services within our community since 1985. Canadian-owned and operated, offering services such as personal support, homemaking, respite care, palliative care, nursing, foot care and community clinics. Our caregivers care for clients in their homes, hospitals, retirement and nursing home facilities.

RNS welcomes and encourages applications from individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to candidates participating in the selection process.Should you require accommodation, please ensure to notify us in advance. RNS is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be

contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • home health: 1 year (Preferred)