|Speech-Language pathology services include communication and/or swallowing assessment, management, treatment and patient/family education for patients under the care of BC Cancer Agency. The Speech-Language Pathologist has experience in the care and treatment of cancer patients, including laryngectomy care/rehabilitation, and dysphagia and communication problems associated with cancer.
Works collaboratively within a cancer care team providing information and developing educational materials and resources; participates in research activities and in ongoing quality improvement and risk management programs. Services will be provided across a continuum of care either onsite or on outreach in communities throughout BC via videolink.
Education, Training and Experience:
* Masterís Degree in Speech Language Pathology from a University program recognized by Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
Eligible for certification with the Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
* Registered with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC (CSHHPBC)
* Certificate of advanced competency in Advanced Certificate I: Videofluoroscopic Assessment of Swallowing Disorders in Adults (CSHHPBC)
* Eligible for certification in Voice Restoration (Voice Prosthesis) or has the prerequisites for assessing and managing voice disorders and restoration using tracheoesophageal puncture (TEP) techniques and prostheses
* Recent, related work experience with head and neck cancer patients. Recent and related work experience in a hospital, rehabilitation or outpatient setting.