Under the general direction of the Professional Practice Leader, this position provides family-centered speech & language services to children from birth to school entry and their families. Responsibilities include the provision of a full range of clinical services, community consultation and education, and implementation of a population health approach to promote healthy communication in the general population.
The Speech-Language Pathologist is an autonomous professional who has expertise in typical development and disorders of communication as well as assessment and intervention in these areas. The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate good oral and written communication and will have experience working with community partners (families, school district, pre-schools/daycares and MCFD). The Speech-Language Pathologist contributes to the organization and the overall goals of the department/program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research and education.
This is a casual position which means there are no guaranteed hours of work and work requirements can vary between 0 and 37.5 hours per week. Once hired into a casual role, employees can apply internally to relief and permanent positions as they become vacant. Many great careers begin with casual employment. Shifts are based on Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 16:30.
Interior Health offers a positive work environment that promotes continuous learning, professional growth, and clinical skill development. If you are looking for additional work to complement existing employment and if you are passionate about providing Speech-Language services to the community of Vernon, we would love to hear from you!
Vernon is a major vacation destination for those flocking to the Okanagan Valley and is one of those rare cities where unsurpassed beauty and an abundance of recreational and cultural activities combine to create an exceptional quality of life enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. The rocky, forested headlands and sheltered, sandy bays await you on the east side of Okanagan Lake, just a few miles south of Vernon. This is an area of undulating bench land dominated by stands of Ponderosa pine and Douglas fir, set between the rolling hills of the Thompson Plateau to the west and the peaks of the Monashee Mountains to the east.
- Registration as a Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC.
- One year’s experience in working with clients in Early Childhood Development setting and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Valid BC Driver’s license where required.