|Island Health is hiring a Community Speech Pathologist on Vancouver Island.
As the Speech Language Pathologist, you are responsible for following policy and procedures to deliver the Island Health Speech Program to preschool children and their families. This includes assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children’s communication disorders in order to promote the social, physical and psychological well-being of the child. You will determine whether speech/language therapy is indicated and, in consultation with the parents and team, select the most appropriate therapeutic approach. Your role includes the provision of consultation and educational services to professionals, agencies and the general public.
This full-time position is based in Nanaimo.
You are a graduate from a university of recognized standing with a master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology. Along with your current registration with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of British Columbia (CSHHPBC), you also have two years’ experience working with children who have communication challenges and disorders.
You have the ability to operate and interpret results from specialized diagnostic equipment and have sound judgement in diagnosing and prescribing therapeutic treatments. You are able to demonstrate your ability to accept and competently discharge responsibility and to plan, organize and execute work with a minimum of supervision.
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Nanaimo – the Harbour City
As Vancouver Island’s second largest city, Nanaimo is home to more than 88,000 residents who enjoy the small city friendliness coupled with all the amenities of bigger cities. With a charming oceanfront downtown setting and easy access to walking trails, Nanaimo offers an attractive quality of life, with a relaxed island culture and affordable housing. Nanaimo has quick and easy access to Vancouver by ferry and its own airport with regular service by WestJet and Air Canada. The beautiful harbour front walkway runs four kilometers along the downtown harbour. With all the big city amenities, proximity to endless outdoor activities, easy ocean access plus a great climate, what are you waiting for?
Island Health is one of the five regional health authorities in British Columbia. As the largest employer on Vancouver Island, Island Health has more than 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers.
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan.
Come be part of our future!