What Will You Work On?
This position is one of two SLPs who work at the CAYA Program in the field of Augmentative/Alternative Communication. CAYA ensures that adults with severe communication disabilities can maintain a vital link to the world through independent communication. CAYA offers communication tools and support to enable individuals to create and maintain an adult life to the best of their abilities.
Travel is involved in this role and daily use of a car is required. The caseload is assigned in service cycles with strategic attention to client locations to minimize travel range and to maximize time efficiency. The SLPs have the discretion to arrange the timing of outreach trips with consideration to their personal schedules. Communities served by this SLP are in the northern portion of the Health Authority. The SLPs each work with a rehab assistant.
How Will You Create Impact?
In this role the Speech-Language Pathologist will provide services across the Interior Region to people 19 years and older who need assistive communications services due to complex disabilities that affect their speech. This can include conditions such as cerebral palsy, autism, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, ALS.
CAYA ensures that adults with severe communication disabilities can maintain a vital link to the world through independent communication. CAYA offers communication tools and support to enable individuals to create and maintain an adult life to the best of their abilities.
How Will We Help You Grow?
Provide you with a thorough orientation to meet your needs and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues and the Speech-Language Pathologist Professional Practice Leader. Library Services to support patient care, education and research are available.
Who Are We Looking For?
We are seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist who works well within the team but also able to work independently with good people and communication skills. Flexible work schedule, energetic and enthusiastic. Willing to learn new skills and bring new learning to the department. Qualifications • Registration as a Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC.
• One year’s clinical experience with adults in a hospital setting and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Valid BC Driver’s license where required.Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal and would like assistance with tips on resume and cover letter writing, the Interior Health application process, or interview readiness, send us your query via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to reach an Employment Advisor.