Speech Pathologist (Grade 2) - Acute services

Job posted: 13/07/2021
Applications close: 25/07/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 171235

Reference: 171235

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Develop your clinical experience in a varied role

  • Work in a motivated and supportive team that wants you to succeed

  • Temporary Part-Time – 32 hours per fortnight (Parental Leave Relief)

About the facility

The Barwon Health Speech Pathology service provides Acute Care (University Hospital Geelong), Rehabilitation and Subacute Care (McKellar Centre) and Community and Mental Health services for the Barwon South West Region.

There are various Speech Pathologists as well as Speech Pathology Allied Health Assistants employed within Barwon Health who work in wide range of clinical areas to clients with swallowing and communication disorders.

Speech Pathology staff are supported in their professional practice by attendance at professional development opportunities, regular review of evidence based practice, professional supervision and access to training and competency packages.

About the role

The Speech Pathologist (Grade 2) will provide and maintain high quality speech pathology services to adult clients of Barwon Health’s acute program at University Hospital Geelong.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Providing assessment, diagnosis and management of acute outpatients and inpatients with disorders of swallowing, including video fluoroscopy & FEES.

  • Implementation of appropriate clinical management procedures based on diagnostic and prognostic indicators and technical knowledge.

  • To counsel clients, family and significant others on the nature of, and coping with stroke, communication & dysphagia disorders

About the culture

We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Speech Pathologist (Grade 2) - Acute services

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Rebecca Hart - (03) 4215 0548
Courtney Skontra - (03) 4215 0849

Speech Pathologist (Grade 2) - Acute services