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18 May 2017

Full-TimeLocum Speech Pathologist

North Richmond Community Health – Posted by Sarita Majhi Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Job Description

About the business and the role

North Richmond Community Health (NRCH) is committed to making healthcare more accessible and culturally relevant. Our community health centre in Richmond provides a range of medical, allied health, dental and community services to clients from all backgrounds. We also provide specialist health services in other parts of Victoria, and work with health, government and community services around the country.

The Speech Pathologist will be responsible for providing assessments and a comprehensive pre-school speech pathology service to the community, including health education and health promotion.

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Provide high quality, evidence based Community Paediatric Speech Pathology services and health education.
  • Maintain and complete client health records and statistical/program records in keeping with the organisation’s policies.
  • Refer, consult and liaise with other staff within the organisation and local agencies to ensure a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to healthcare provision.
  • Provide Kindergarten and other outreach services as required to meet needs of target population.
  • The position may include supervision of students.
  • Provide health education and promotion activities aimed at maximising good health and preventing illness in accordance with program development and evaluation strategies.
  • Contribute to development & review of priorities, policies and procedures for the Speech Pathology service.

Skills and experience

  • Significant Experience as a Paediatric Speech Pathologist in a Community Health environment.
  • Demonstrated specialised knowledge in the area of Paediatric Speech Pathology for 0 to 5-year-old children with specific speech and language difficulties.
  • Experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities and interpreters.
  • Experience supervising Speech Pathology Students would be an advantage.
  • Ability to independently manage a Speech Pathology Caseload.
  • Experience participating in service planning and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Well-developed MS Office skills and experience using statistical databases. Including Trak
  • Excellent written communication skills, including experience writing reports and other clinically related material.

Job benefits and perks

Salary Packaging, onsite parking and access to Employee Wellbeing Program

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Healthcare & Medical. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Australia and jobs in australia. Salaries: Negotiable.

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