Position Title: Speech Language Pathologist
Company/Program:  Windsor Essex Community Health Centre
Salary Classification:  Part Time, Up to 19 Hours per week, 6 month Contract
Date Posted: June 1, 2018  
The Speech Language Pathologist will provide rehabilitation, communication training, and restoration services along with assessments and referrals of clients.  As a key member of the inter-professional team, the Speech Language Pathologist will:  
• Perform clinic and in home assessment, treatment, health education and other speech and language therapy activities according to the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario.  
• Implement appropriate strategies by working with the inter-professional team using a client centered approach.   
• Contribute to chart documentation, participate in chart reviews and case conferences, and make internal and external referrals. 
• Participate in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of treatment, education, counselling and health promotion programs and services for individuals, families and the community.  
• Ensure speech and language therapy areas, resources, materials and equipment are maintained. 
• Contribute to the ongoing development and implementation of seniors’ health services; organizational initiatives that are relevant to the care of seniors and that actively link frail and pre-frail seniors.  
• Demonstrate a commitment to a safe environment for staff, clients and families by working in compliance with the WECHC related policies, health and safety regulations and completing mandated training and educational sessions as required.   
• Minimum 3-5 years recent experience in speech language therapy working with the senior and youth population, with preference to those who have worked in a community health setting. 
• Proficiency in current assessment, and therapeutic design techniques working with seniors. 
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of community resources specific to the senior’s population.   
• Strong attention to patient and family-centered care and establishing therapeutic relationships.  
• Trained in proper transfer/lifting techniques. 
• Must have experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.  
• Must provide a clean Driver’s Abstract.  Current, valid Class “G” Driver’s License is required and reliable personal transportation to support travel between locations.  
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an inter-professional team environment.  
• Strong communication and excellent interpersonal skills, combined with good analytical, problem solving, organizational and administrative skills. 
• Ability to speak a second language is preferred. 
• Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications. 
• Graduate degree in Speech Language Pathology from a recognized University.   
• Member in good standing and current Registration with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario. 

CLOSING DATE  Please forward your resume and cover letter to hr@wechc.org no later than Wednesday, June 13, 2018.  Reference posting AASP18AC.    

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