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Posting # 50141 - [ Non-Union ]
Speech Pathologist, Rehabilitation Allied Health - 1 position
Rehabilitation Allied Health
Parkwood Institute Main - London, ON
Temporary Full Time


Temporary employment anticipated to extend until April 7, 2024, subject to the availability of work.

***Occasional weekend coverage is required***
A challenging and exciting opportunity exists to work in a collaborative inter-professional environment delivering speech language services to rehabilitation patients on a specialized rehabilitation program.

This is an ideal opportunity for an individual who wants to be on a team of rehabilitation practitioners who are considered leaders in the delivery of rehabilitation care and to actively participate in improving the outcomes of the patients we serve and to the rehab care delivery system as a whole.

Using the principles of patient centered care, the successful applicant will be responsible for providing speech language pathology services to patients who have had a stroke, acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury or other neurological conditions. A focus on swallowing disorders as well as attaining optimal communication and supported conversation abilities that relate to fostering independence and a return to activities that are important to the patient are also key elements of the role.

Essential Qualifications

  • Valid registration with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario
  • Clinical expertise and experience in stroke rehabilitation, acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury and demonstrated knowledge of current stroke rehabilitation best swallowing guidelines
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Demonstrated ability to practice effectively in an inter-professional collaborative environment
  • Sound understanding of the role of a variety of rehabilitation professionals in the provision of stroke rehabilitation
  • Working knowledge and experience with theories and principles of guiding adult learning and patient self-management approaches
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving and innovation skills
  • Proven flexibility and a high level of initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and direct support personnel
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Experience in both hospital and community service delivery
  • Aphasia Institute Training- supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia
  • Experience in conducting and interpreting of modified barium swallow studies
Teaching and Research
  • St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: March 09, 2023
Submission deadline: March 15, 2023

Michelle Robertson, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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