Speech Language Pathologist – REPOSTED

Speech Language Pathologist – REPOSTED

LG3 Language Spec 3

Regular/full-time

Department of Health, Seniors, and Active Living

Selkirk Mental Health Centre/Transition

Selkirk MB

Advertisement Number: 36922

Salary(s):   LG3 $67,482.00 – $84,901.00 per year

Closing Date:   February 28, 2021

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect until exhausted.

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. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Current satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • Current satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check.
  • 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:
Essential:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Desired:

  • Experience assigning workloads to the therapy team to ensure standards are met.
  • Experience working within a mental health setting.
  • Experience working with geriatric patients.
  • Experience with acquired brain injury rehabilitation.

Duties:
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.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 36922

Service Centre 2

Human Resource Services

360-1395 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2

Phone:  204-945-7182

Fax: 204-948-2841

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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