[MA002] Speech Pathologist II - Pediatrics

[MA002] Speech Pathologist II - Pediatrics

04 Nov
Alberta Health Services
Red Deer

04 Nov

Alberta Health Services

Red Deer

Your Opportunity:

If you are a Speech Language Pathologist who loves to work with children, then this position might be just what you’re looking for! As our Speech Language Pathologist II you will be working both independently and as part of an inter-professional team, responsible for providing assessment and intervention services to preschool children and their families at the Red Deer 49th Street Community Health Centre. Red Deer is located in Central Alberta near the midpoint of the Calgary-Edmonton Corridor and is surrounded by Red Deer County. It is Alberta's third-most-populous city - after Calgary and Edmonton with just over 100,000 citizens. Red Deer has plenty of education options: public schools, private schools,

francophone programs and post-secondary institutions. There are several multi-use recreational centres including the Collicutt Centre, G.H. Dawe Community Centre and Michener Aquatic Centre and several golf courses. You'll love living in this beautiful city which has all the amenities you could need and still offers a small town, friendly feel. Join a team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff and physicians who promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across the province. We're passionate about what we do. Discover interesting and challenging work, where you have the opportunity to grow your skills, collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams, and make your mark as you contribute to a healthy Alberta.


As a Speech Language Pathologist, you will provide clinical professional practice both independently and as a part of a collaborative team, which may include external partners. You will be responsible for providing prevention, health promotion, identification, assessment, intervention, and case management. You will participate in planning, coordination and delivery of rehabilitation services in collaboration with patients/clients, families, healthcare professionals and other partners. Your leadership and interpersonal skills will aide you in supervising students and providing clinical guidance to other staff as appropriate. You will use your clinical expertise to inform ongoing quality improvement, service integration, and program development.

- Classification:
Speech Pathologist II
- Union:
- Department:
Speech Path Child & Youth 01
- Primary Location:
Red Deer 49th Street Community
- Multi-Site:
Not Applicable
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Regular Part Time
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Required Qualifications:

Completion of master's degree in Speech Language Pathology. Active or eligible registration and practice permit with the Alberta College of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ACSLPA).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Actively integrates Patient and Family Centered Care principles into practice. Able to work independently with a variety of clients in an active and continuing care setting. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in order to work collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary team and accept direction as required. Demonstrates critical thinking, conflict resolution and problem solving skills. Excellent time management and prioritization skills. Demonstrates behaviours consistent with the values of AHS - compassion, accountability, respect, excellence, and safety.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with pediatric rehabilitation. Experience working with SLP Assistants. Experience with Multidisciplinary teams. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP) - Heart and Stroke preferred.

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