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Speech Language Pathologist

AD#: 39019 

Posting End Date: September 5, 2022

City: Selkirk

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: Selkirk Mental Health Centre

Department / Unit: Mental Health and Community Wellness 

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: Full-time (part-time flexible arrangements may be available) 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Salary: $68,844.00 - $86,603.00 per year

 

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

Selkirk Mental Health Centre is a 252-bed facility that provides long-term mental health in-patient treatment and rehabilitation services to residents of Manitoba whose challenging needs cannot be met elsewhere in the provincial health care system. Programs include Acquired Brain Injury, Acute, Rehabilitation, Geriatric and Forensics. For more information see www.gov.mb.ca/health/smhc. 
 

The Speech Language Pathologist provides therapies and programming to patients of Selkirk Mental Health Centre (SMHC) with psychiatric illness, physical disabilities and/or acquired brain injury, for treatment of communicative, cognitive and swallowing disorders, including meal management issues.  Working as part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team, the incumbent will conduct ongoing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of speech language therapies and programs to provide necessary supports and promote rehabilitation.

Experience

  • Experience providing speech language services in a health-care setting.
  • Experience providing patient centered speech language therapies and programs including:  assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. 
  • Experience in assessment, treatment and/or management of dysphagia.
  • Experience training staff, patients and families to implement speech language therapies and programs.
  • Experience assigning workloads to the therapy team to ensure standards are met.
  • Experience working within a mental health setting is an asset.
  • Experience working with geriatric patients is an asset.
  • Experience with acquired brain injury rehabilitation is an asset.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Must be a licensed member in good standing, with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists
    of Manitoba (CASLPM). 
  • Registration or eligibility to register with Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC).

Qualifications and Skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively and support a diverse client group.
  • Strong verbal communication skills to effectively engage team members, patients, and their families in the provision of treatments.
  • Effective written communication skills to document in patient charts and prepare reports. 
  • Strong organizational skills to complete tasks and set priorities while working under pressure.
  • Strong problem solving skills to independently assess treatment matters and determine appropriate resolutions in a dynamic setting.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a  multi-disciplinary team.

 

To apply to this vacancy, please email your cover letter and resume to govjobs@gov.mb.ca.  Please DO NOT use the apply now link to submit an application as only emailed resumes will be considered for this vacancy at this time. 

 

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

 

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.


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