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Speech Language Pathologist

Posting Number 1067878

Are you someone who has a real passion for communication and speech therapy? Are you looking to showcase your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? If you've answered yes then we want you to keep reading.

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 1.8 million people, we serve 1/3 of BC’s entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope.

Fraser Health has exciting opportunities to work casual as a Speech Language Pathologist within the Fraser Health regions acute facilities in Abbotsford, Burnaby, Chilliwack, New Westminster, Port Moody, Surrey, and White Rock, located in British Columbia.

The Speech Language Pathologist provides assessment, speech language and dysphasia diagnosis and prognosis, treatment plan and intervention development, implementation and evaluation, and patient consultation and education to enable the patient to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes in communications & dysphagia function.

Build on your education & career experience as you:

  • Provide speech language assessment for a patient's communication, speech and swallow functional abilities, needs, and goals.
  • Analyze patients' needs, establish speech language and dysphasia diagnosis and prognosis and develop an evidence-based, outcome-focused intervention strategy.
  • Implement interventions in accordance with established treatment guidelines and educate patients and caregivers regarding self-management, health promotion and injury/disability prevention.
  • Participate in the inter-professional care planning process for patients by ensuring the plan is established and implemented effectively, updating care plan and intervening as appropriate and collaborating and communicating on issues that may impact the care/transfer/discharge plan.
  • Delegate components of treatment to speech assistants by providing work direction and verbal and/or written instruction, ensuring the appropriate transfer of function and quality patient care.

To join our team you have:

  • Current registration with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC (CSHHPBC) including applicable College certification(s).
  • Knowledge of speech language pathology theory and practice within a patient and family centered model of care.
  • Knowledge of the CSHHPBC standards of practice and practice guidelines for clinical practitioners.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:

  • A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields.
  • Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization.
  • Competitive salary package.
  • An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.
  • High standard of mentorship for new clinicians & multi-clinician work sites.

Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation with you.

Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

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