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Speech Pathologist

  • Location Caulfield Hospital
  • Work Type Full Time - Permanent
  • Positions 1 Position
  • Applications Close At Closes in 7 days
    Published on 15 Jan 2020
  • Job no: 26667
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Speech Pathology

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Grade 2 Speech Pathology position
  • Full-time, permanent
  • Caulfield Hospital

The Department

The Alfred Health Speech Pathology Department is a co-ordinated service across all of Alfred Health which includes The Alfred Hospital; Caulfield Hospital; and Sandringham Hospital.

The Role

We are seeking an enthusiastic Speech Pathologist to join the Alfred Health Speech Pathology team. 

The position is based in the inpatient wards at Caulfield Hospital and covers Neuro-rehabilitation and Aged Care. There may also be the opportunity for rotation into other areas of Alfred Health, including ABI and The Alfred.

Responsibilities include assessment and management of patients with disorders of swallowing, communication and cognition and student/staff supervision.

Skills 

  • An ability to apply theoretical knowledge in the areas of dysphagia, dysphasia, motor speech disorders and cognition.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Effective time management and prioritisation skills.
  • High standard of written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • An ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Experience with videofluoroscopy is required
  • Experience with student supervision is highly desirable.

Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym (The Alfred only)
  • Child care services (The Alfred only)

Please address the key selection criteria listed in the position description.

Applications close 11pm Sunday 26th January.

All enquiries should be addressed to Speech Pathology Manager, Rachel McGrath, 9076 6481 or r.mcgrath@alfred.org.au

 

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in 7 days - 26 Jan 2020
  • Published on 15 Jan 2020, 1:00 PM