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  • Flexible hours (approximately 15 hours/fortnight)
  • Friendly, supportive multidisciplinary team
  • Acute hospital experience essential
Are you an enthusiastic, experienced Speech Pathologist looking to join a dynamic Allied Health team?  The hours offered are flexible which may suit someone returning to work or with family commitments.
 
As a Speech Pathologist your responsibilities will include:
  • Working independently to provide high quality speech pathology services to adults on the surgical and medical wards and ICU
  • Assessment and management of adult patients with acquired swallowing disorders (predominantly following head & neck surgery)
  • Excellent communication with surgeons and ward multidisciplinary teams
  • Discharge planning and referral to appropriate follow-up services
  • Implementation of video fluoroscopy services or referral to same
 
National Capital Private Hospital is a modern, progressive, acute surgical, medical and rehabilitation hospital of 135 beds located in the southern suburbs of Canberra. The hospital has 7 operating theatres, an intensive care unit, coronary care unit, day surgery unit, medical/rehabilitation and surgical wards.   The hospital is currently undergoing further expansion.
 
Selection Criteria:
  • A degree in Speech Pathology
  • Previous acute hospital experience
  • Eligibility for membership to Speech Pathology Australia
  • Video fluoroscopy and tracheostomy experience beneficial
  • Exceptional time management and communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as within a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong commitment to professional development
  • A current police check and evidence of relevant serology are required for this position
 
Applications close: Thursday 25 October 2018
 
For further enquiries: Sarah Bowen, Allied Health Manager, 6222 6609
 
To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and a CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.

 

 

       

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