Speech Pathologist I (NL) VB734

Speech Pathologist I (NL) VB734

17 Nov
Alberta Health Services
High Level

17 Nov

Alberta Health Services

High Level

Your Opportunity:

As a Speech Language Pathologist you will provide services to clients of all age ranges and in a variety of clinical settings in a rural environment. You will be working both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team responsible for providing assessment and intervention services in acute care, long term care, and outpatients. This fulltime permanent position is based out of the Northwest Health Centre in High Level and is part of a team providing Speech Language services in the communities of High Level, La Crete and Fort Vermilion. The town of High Level is located in the scenic northwestern reaches of Alberta. Residents enjoy a wide range of indoor and outdoor recreational activities including fishing,

golfing, hockey, hunting, camping and swimming, just to name a few. With a population of approximately 3,900 and serving a trade area of 26,000, High Level offers a bustling economy with the local service area committed to ensuring their residents have access to optimal healthcare. If you welcome a different pace of life and look for the chance to use the full scope of your clinical practice, High Level could be the place for you. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Northern Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $6,300. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. Permanent employees working in excess of one (1) year who’s site is above the 57th parallel are also eligible to receive reimbursement of personal travel expenses to the annual maximum of $1235. Eligible employees will be reimbursed for the cost of one trip per year to any destination in Alberta. A relocation allowance based on location is also available to successful candidates.


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 I (NL)

Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH

Department: NZ NW HOSP SpchLngPath

Primary Location: High Level Northwest Health Ct

Multi-Site: Not Applicable

FTE: 1.00

Posting End Date: 10-DEC-2021

Employee Class: Regular Full Time

Date Available: 20-DEC-2021

Hours per Shift: 7.75

Length of Shift in weeks: 2

Shifts per cycle: 10

Shift Pattern: Days

Days Off: Saturday/Sunday

Minimum Salary: $41.58

Maximum Salary: $55.25

Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided

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:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.

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