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Speech-Language Pathologist 1

Speech-Language Pathologist 1

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Job Title: Speech-Language Pathologist 1
Work Site:Across Vancouver General Hospital, UBC Hospital & GF Strong
Status: Casual (0 FTE)
Start Date: March 01, 2018
Salary: $33.01 - $41.16 per hour
Hours: Various
Reference#: 102299-bmc


Within the context of a client/family service culture and in accordance with established standards of professional practice, and the vision and values of Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, this position assesses, diagnoses and treats the full range of communication and swallowing disorders. Completes client reports, educates clients/family, provides counselling and consultation, and presents lectures. Participates in interdisciplinary team rounds, risk management and research, and provides leadership to new employees and Speech-Language Pathology students



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


  • Broad knowledge of evidence based practice.
  • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Broad knowledge of research process and methodology.
  • Basic knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
  • 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.

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.

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

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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