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As a result of our continuous growth and our successful bid for the WWCCAC Stroke Carepath Program, we have opportunities with our rehabilitation division for EXPERIENCED Speech-Language Pathologist professionals. You will excel in our program if you are currently registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario, have a valid driver's license and vehicle and bring a desire to work with a supportive and collaborative team. Experience and confidence working with clients in the community in their homes will be an asset.
The desired casual Speech-Language Pathologist will:
- Demonstrate keen interest in stroke population, with commitment to on-going learning, professional development
- Provide service throughout Guelph, Wellington, Cambridge regions
- Be available 2-3 days per week (M-F)
- Actively participate in an innovative, integrated service model based on stroke best practices
- Collaborate with Rehabilitation Assistants/CDAs and provide direction and guidance for their work with stroke clients
- Be an active member of RCCP dedicated stroke team
- Use of your professional assessment skills to perform a thorough holistic assessment of each client and identify the client's needs by utilizing information from the client, caregiver(s), the home environment, the CCAC referral and other sources
- Function as a member of a therapy team who are accountable for the therapy care it provides
- Develop appropriate time-specific, measurable goals and outcomes in collaboration with the client and/or caregiver(s), and in keeping with the CCAC goal for treatment
- Develop client centered care plans supported by Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care to optimize outcomes
- Committed to quality and accuracy of care
- Master’s Degree (or equivalent) degree in Speech-Language Pathology from a recognized university
- Current, unrestricted license to practice with College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario
- Proven computer skills, including e-mail, word processor, work scheduling systems
- Must be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written form and must be fluent in English
- Sound critical thinking, good judgement and problem-solving skills.
- The ability to work effectively and collaboratively with multi-disciplinary team
- Experience in providing service in a community care setting is preferred.
- Must have a reliable vehicle and driver’s license
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