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May

Speech Pathologist Grade 2

Private Company - Vincent, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Grade 2 Speech Pathologist
  • Part time (15.2 hours per week), fixed term (maternity leave cover) until July 2022
  • Friendly and supportive team environment


About the Company
St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About Department
The St Vincent's Speech Pathology team is committed to excellence and innovation in clinical practice and research.

About the Role
An exciting opportunity currently exists for a Grade 2 Speech Pathologist to join our dynamic and supportive Speech Pathology team. You will provide acute Speech Pathology assessment and management to inpatients with communication and swallowing difficulties.

In this position you will also be responsible for clinical supervision of junior staff, undergraduate and post graduate Speech Pathology students, as well as providing education to the teams and wards.

Classifications for this position will range from Speech Pathologist Grade 2 VW1 - VW4 ($81,328 - $93,490 per annum).

Duties

  • Assessment and management of patients in accordance with up-to-date knowledge of departmental clinical policies and currently accepted Speech Pathology Australia professional standards of practice
  • Provision of information counseling regarding communication, cognition and swallowing disorders to patients, carers and other staff as required
  • Participation in quality improvement and research activities
  • Providing clinical supervision to Speech Pathology students
  • Providing supervision and mentoring to Grade 1 Speech Pathology staff


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) or Bachelor of Speech Pathology or equivalent.
  • Eligible for membership of Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Experience in Speech Pathology management of patients with disorders of communication and swallowing in a hospital setting
  • High level interpersonal skills incorporating excellent communication, organisational and negotiation skills


Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Car Park


Application

  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.


At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.