Open positions: St. Thomas (1), Sarnia (1), Goderich (1)
Our organization is the largest private speech and language group in southern Ontario, located in St. Thomas, London, Sarnia, and Goderich. This is an opportunity for a generalist position in a setting with a rarely equaled clinical caseload, working with clients across the age and diagnostic spectrum. Each position will require the successful candidate to work primarily out of London/St. Thomas, Sarnia, or Goderich, Ontario.
- Assessment and treatment of pediatric clients
- With various needs, including, but not limited to, delayed language development, speech-sound impairments, early literacy challenges, voice disorders, social communication challenges, fluency disorders;
- With various diagnoses, including, but not limited to, autism spectrum disorder, apraxia of speech, Down Syndrome, intellectual disability, social communication disorders, learning disabilities/disorders;
- In-person (in-clinic only) or virtually, as requested.
- Assessment and treatment of adult clients
- With various needs, including, but not limited to, language, working memory, fluency, cognition/executive functioning;
- With various diagnoses, including, but not limited to, stroke, traumatic brain injury, concussion;
- In-person (in-clinic or at the client’s home) or virtually, as requested.
- Independent management of clinical caseload, which includes maintaining a minimum weekly clinical workload.
- Independent management of clerical needs, such as material preparation, room preparation, room clean up, and sanitization of materials used. Some support may be available if support staff are available to help.
- Engagement in timely, respectful, and professional communications within the organization and with external stakeholders, such as parents/caregivers, clinical team members, lawyers, legal clerks.
- Adherence to deadlines for med-legal reports.
- Adherence to COVID-19 protective/preventative policies and protocols.
- Clinical supervision of Communicative Disorders Assistants.
- Master’s degree (or grandfathered equivalent) in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Sciences from an accredited program.
- Registration in good standing with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).
- Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle. A proportion of the caseload requires travel to conduct assessments and treat adult clients in their homes, as approved by insurers.
- Completion of Sheila MacDonald’s Cognitive Communications Disorders 1 coursework or agreement to complete such training at the time the job offer is accepted.
- Minimum Level 1 PROMPT ® training or agreement to complete such training at the time the job offer is accepted.
- Availability to work Monday to Friday. A workday may begin as early as 8:30 am and end no later than 6 pm. However, total weekly paid work hours do not exceed 37.5. There is therefore the potential for a short Friday.
- Willingness to participate in promotional campaigns and network marketing initiatives, including, but not limited to
- Sharing of company social media posts and advertisements on personal social media page(s) as requested from time to time.
- Permitting the use of photographic images of you and/or your therapy materials/set-up and credentials in social media and other promotional campaigns.
- Attendance (in-person and virtually) at special networking and fundraising events. Admission fees to these events is paid by the organization.
- Flexibility, coachability, adaptability, and eagerness to learn in a fast-paced, client-driven environment.
- Independence in problem-solving and caseload management.
- Respectful and professional interpersonal and interprofessional verbal and written communication skills.
- Competence in basic computer operations, such as in the use of an electronic medical records system (EMR), tablets, word processing and spreadsheets.
- Ability to operate in a mostly paperless environment, including clinical notetaking, clinical data entry and storage, and assessment/therapy materials.
- General CASLPO registration.
- Cognitive Communications Disorders 2 training and/or experience working with adults who have sustained injuries in motor vehicle collisions.
- PROMPT Level 2
Additional requirements of the successful candidate
- Current vulnerable sector check.
- Full vaccination against COVID-19.
- Signing of standard non-solicitation, non-disclosure agreement. As an employee, the successful candidate will not be permitted to concurrently engage in private practice work or similar work independently or in affiliation with another private practice within a specified geographic radius of each of our clinics.
- Annual salary: $77,500
- 2 weeks paid vacation.
- Extended health benefits, which become available after 3 months of employment.
- Annual retention bonus of $2500, provided all work responsibilities and workload targets are met.
How to Apply
Interested parties may fill out the contact form below with their resumes & relevant information. Applications will be reviewed by the Executive Director, who will contact suitable candidates for an interview. Should you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org via email. This offer will remain open until the position is filled.