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Speech Language Pathologist- CWAS 

Category Healthcare Professional Opportunities  
Req Number HEA-24-00015  
Open Date 1/29/2024  
Number of Openings 1  
Department Communication and Writing Aids Services 

Work type Temporary Full-Time 

Grade Grade 6C ($40.39/hr to $50.59/hr) 

FTE 1.0 

Posting Close Date 02/20/2024 

Description

Join us in building a world of possibility! Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital, and a top 40 Canadian research hospital. Serving over 8,500 families annually in both inpatient and outpatient programs and services, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care and is the only organization to ever achieve 100 per cent in three successive quality surveys by Accreditation Canada.

Holland Bloorview’s vision is to support the most meaningful and healthy futures for all children, youth and families. We are an academic hospital, fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. All clinical staff are expected to contribute to the academic agenda through one or more of the following activities: supervising students, teaching, academic service, scholarship and research.

Holland Bloorview has won numerous awards including Greater Toronto's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People and Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. We offer an inspiring, inclusive, innovative, and collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides consultation (including prevention), evaluation, assessment, intervention and counselling to clients and families around communication
  • Works in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team to inform integrated care plans
  • Uses appropriate standardized tests and outcome measures in clinical practice
  • Uses non-standard assessment tools/forms when appropriate
  • Makes appropriate referrals to other services, agencies, etc.
  • Incorporates goal setting in discussion with family/client
  • Adapts approach to changing needs of clients and families
  • Keeps family/client informed of progress and of any changes in plan
  • Adheres to Centre/professional charting guidelines
  • Demonstrates familiarity with current literature, issues and trends of practice
  • Participates in regular quality improvement activities to further refine clinical practice, equitable and efficient service for clients and families
  • Shares new knowledge and best practices with colleagues, students and other professionals within the organization, professional body and community
  • Participate in quality improvement activities to ensure the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment
  • Utilize the teaching/learning process to provide education, both formal and informal, to clients/families, colleagues, students, and other professionals within the organization and the community
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives, supports the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment and advances a culture of client/patient safety through work and daily practices
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology
  • Current registration with the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO)
  • Individual Authorizer certified or awaiting IA approval from the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) to prescribe communication aids
  • Minimum of one year work experience as a Speech Language Pathologist
  • Experience in the field of Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Previous pediatric clinical related experience preferred
  • Experience with providing assessment, consultation and therapy for pediatric Spina Bifida, neuromuscular disorders and/or inpatient rehab preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families and members of the interdisciplinary care team
  • Demonstrates flexibility and co-operation in dealing with change
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in an interdisciplinary team
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle
 
About the Organization Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth with disabilities, medical complexity, illness and injury. All of our work is guided by our strategic plan, Transformative Care, Inclusive World: Holland Bloorview 2030. The plan: https://strategicplan.hollandbloorview.ca/

To get a glimpse as to who Holland Bloorview is, we invite you to watch the Dear Everybody, This is Holland Bloorview video. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbp-WhflXXo&feature=youtu.be

Holland Bloorview is committed to fostering a climate of inclusion, diversity, equity accessibility, and anti-racism (IDEAA). This commitment is central to, and mutually supportive of, our research excellence mandate. We welcome and respect the diversity of all members of our community and we seek to create an inclusive culture for our clients, families, research scientists, staff, participants, trainees, volunteers, trustees, and partners. To help in our journey towards fully reflecting the communities we partner with, we welcome and encourage applications from Black individuals and other racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQI2SA+ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas within our community. Holland Bloorview is committed to fair assessment of a candidate's abilities, and consideration for diversity of thought, method, and experience, including non-traditional career paths.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Please notify us of any accommodations that you require by contacting humanresources@hollandbloorview.ca or 416-425-6220.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://hollandbloorview.appone.com



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