Speech Language Pathologist (Shared Health) *Closing Date Extended*

This job opportunity is being advertised on behalf of the following organization and is not a Manitoba government civil service position.

Speech Language Pathologist (Shared Health) *Closing Date Extended*

LG3 Language Specialist 3

Regular/full-time; Regular/part-time

Part-time flexible arrangements may be available.

Department of Mental Health and Community Wellness

Selkirk Mental Health Centre

Selkirk MB

Advertisement Number: 39019

Salary(s):   LG3 $68,844.00 – $86,603.00 per year

Closing Date:   June 26, 2022

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.

Position will remain posted until filled

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
  • This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.
  • 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 # 39019

Service Centre 2

Human Resource Services

360-1395 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2

Phone:  204-945-7182

Fax: 204-948-2841

his is a unionized position. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified in your collective agreement. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the “Apply” icon below to upload their cover letter and resume.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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 by internal applicants. 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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