Kamloops Public Health is looking a knowledgeable S-LP with experience in family-centered speech and language services to children from birth to school entry and their caregivers. Kamloops Public Health S-LPs form a small, cohesive team of practitioners who provide a full range of clinical services, community consultation and education, and implementation of a population health approach to promote healthy communication. As a member of the Kamloops Public Health S-LP team, you will provide screening, assessment, and diagnostic services using standardized and non-standardized procedures and make recommendations based on assessment findings.
This position provides a full range of intervention services including the development of treatment goals/objectives and correlated intervention plans; and participates in coordinated interdisciplinary services by making referrals to other service providers, consults with families and other professionals to ensure a collaborative interdisciplinary team approach, and advocates to meet the needs of clients and families, when appropriate. Reporting to the Professional Practice Leader S-LP you will draw upon your ability to use a population health approach to track and prevent communication delays/disorders in the birth to school-entry population and promote healthy communication development/practices and early identification/referral.
Shift times are 8 am to 4 pm Mondays through Fridays with weekends and statutory holidays off. While based in Kamloops and the Public Health Unit, this is a position that provides outreach to the 100 Mile House area one week per month. Use of an Interior Health fleet vehicle is provided along with expenses for meals and accommodations; a valid Driver’s License is necessary.
As a permanent employee, this position is eligible for Interior Health’s benefit package and enrolment in Pension Plan. Hourly rates of pay are $34.95 to $43.58; to be determined by relative and recent prior work experience.
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• Registration as a Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC.
• One year’s recent, related 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.