Speech Language Pathologist - Casual- Markham Site

October 13 2021
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Audiology, Speech Language Pathology, Health, Medical, Health, Medical, Laboratory, Diagnostics, Medical Imaging
Markham, ON

Who you are:

You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession

You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills

You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality

You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines

You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs

You encompass Oak Valley Health’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage

Who we are:

Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario’s leading community hospitals. Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).

Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond.. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?

What we need:

As a member of our interprofessional team, you will be responsible for providing assessment, treatment, education and counseling to adult inpatients with swallowing and communication impairments within the subacute and acute stroke patient population– in addition to the support of a variety of subacute and acute medicine and rehab adult populations within Markham Stouffville Hospital.
You will also have the opportunity to participate in the ongoing program development and quality improvement activities.

Work Schedule:

The successful candidate will be required to work a variety of Day shifts Monday to Sunday, including weekends.

Schedule is subject to change based on operational demands.

Compensation:

BAND I: $39.46 - $50.27 per hour

What you bring to Oak Valley Health:

  • Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology
  • Current registration with the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario
  • Preference will be given to candidates with at least 2 years recent experience with dysphagia and communication disorders in a subacute and/or acute medical environment ( ALC, general medicine, neurology, and stroke rehab patient populations)
  • Proficiency with videofluoroscopic swallow studies; MBSImP certification
  • Recent experience with treatment/management of speech, language, and cognitive communication disorders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and professional development
  • Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
  • Demonstrated commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with organization related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required

Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.

Apply now!

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