Vancouver Coastal Health

Speech Language Pathologist 1 - Rehabilitation

Job ID 2024-119859
City Vancouver
Work Location
VCHA - G.F. Strong
Rehab Speech Language
Home Worksite
07 - Vancouver Acute
Additional Sites
please note: this position will be moving to UBC CBH in 2024
Labour Agreement
Health Science Professionals
400 - HS Professional HSA
Position Type
Job Status
Temporary Part-Time
Standard Hours / Week
Job Category
Therapy Services
Salary Grade
Min Hourly
CAD $42.27/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $52.81/Hr.
Shift Times
Days Off
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Position Start Date
As soon as possible
End Date
Position End Date - Incumbent
Position ends on the listed end date or upon the return of the incumbent.


The salary range for this position is CAD $42.27/Hr. - CAD $52.81/Hr.

Job Summary

Come work as a Speech Language Pathologist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Relocation Assistance may be available. 

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Speech Language Pathologist to join the team at G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre in Vancouver, BC. During 2024, this position will move to the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) at UBC Hospital. Apply today to join our team!


As a Speech Language Pathologist with VCH you will:

  • Assess, diagnose and treat the full range of communication and swallowing disorders.
  • Complete client reports, educate clients/family, provide counselling and consultation, and present lectures.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team rounds, risk management and research, and provide leadership to new employees and Speech-Language Pathology students.


Education & Experience

  • Current full registration with the College of Speech and Hearing Professionals of British Columbia.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of evidence based practice.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of research process and methodology.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to independently conduct Videofluoroscopic Assessment of Swallowing Studies (VFSS).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES).
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate related computer equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workload.
  • Demonstrated ability to determine and deal effectively with urgent situations, clients/families/residents.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other healthcare professionals.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.

Closing Statement

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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