Website Bluewater Health

Large Community Hospital in Sarnia, Ontario

Temporary full-time position for a Communicative Disorders Assistant that has the possibility of becoming permanent:

-Graduate of a recognized community college Communicative Disorders Assistant graduate certificate program required

Skill, Ability and Experience:
-Experience in a Communication Disorders Department in a clinical / health care setting preferred
-Experience in adult neurogenic communication disorders and dysphagia preferred
-Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written required
-Proven organizational and time management skills, with strong attention to detail and ability to effectively multi-task required
-Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team required
-Demonstrated commitment to Patient & Family Centred Care required
-Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary patient care team required
-Experience working with an electronic medical record preferred
-Basic level proficiency with Microsoft Office preferred

Principal Duties:
-Conducts speech, language, cognitive-communication and dysphagia therapy with patients as planned and managed by the Speech-Language Pathologist
-Records data relative to client performance and reports changes in client performance / status to the supervising speech-language pathologist
-Prepares clinical materials as required
-Maintains equipment as required
-Prepares appropriate communication aids
-Participates in unit/department and Hospital Quality Improvement initiatives
-Completes continuing education requirements as necessary
-Other related duties as assigned

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