SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST, COMMUNITY (FULL TIME)

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

VHA Home HealthCare

VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) is one of the largest not-for-profit home care providers in Ontario. Our team is made up of close to 3,000 caring and committed professionals who love what they do. Our providers tell us: “Home care is where I can truly make a difference. There is such a sense of accomplishment from helping people live independently at home.” Our teams work together to provide high quality, client-centred care to those who need it most in their homes, schools, retirement homes and other community settings. Many of our team members manage their own schedules in the community and they say, “The freedom and flexibility can’t be beat.” Providers form meaningful bonds with the clients and families they serve over time and are supported by a diverse regional team and beneficial home office programs. VHA’s Speech Language Pathologist provides consultation, assessment and planned interventions for diverse clients groups across Southern Ontario and the Capital region, referred through VHA Rehab Solutions and Champlain Rehab Solutions. The Speech Language Pathologist works within a continuous quality improvement framework, which reflects VHA’s vision and mission of services as well as promoting and maintaining good public relations with clients, customers and VHA staff, volunteers and associates. It was a pleasure meeting you at the University of Toronto job fair, and we’re excited about your interest in VHA Home Healthcare. #Assesses and diagnoses clients in all age groups through the selection and administration of standardized and non-standardized tests.
Identifying and teaching of self-management strategies to help clients recognize and avoid unsafe situations.
Discusses clinically significant information with the physician or other appropriate members of the health care team.
Assists in client discharge planning in conjunction with the client, family members and other members of the health care team.
Maintains accurate and comprehensive written documentation of client care in accordance with existing legal, professional and VHA standards.
Maintains knowledge of current developments in Speech Language Pathology and Community Services appropriate for treatment populations.
Adheres to the code of ethics of the profession, in maintaining standards of practice for the profession as defined by the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
Master’s Degree or equivalent in Speech Language Pathology.
Membership in good standing with the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario.
Eligible for membership in the Ontario Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
Minimum of two years clinical experience and knowledge of community care requirements and resources available.
Clinical expertise to provide a variety of speech language pathology interventions.
Benefits and pension plan for permanent eligible employees
VHA is a leading learning organization so we can provide you with comprehensive orientation and training at the start and throughout your career
At VHA Home HealthCare (VHA), we passionately strive to uphold our commitments to being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We champion inclusion and diversity in all parts of our organization and are strong believers that a diverse workforce is key to the ongoing and future success of VHA. Our online application should take about 5 to 10 minutes to complete.