Allied Health
210001L7 Requisition #
  • Part time speech pathologist position (20-30 hours/fortnight)
  • Flexible hours
  • Friendly, supportive multidisciplinary team
  • Acute hospital experience essential

Are you an enthusiastic, experienced Speech Pathologist looking to join a dynamic Allied Health team? 

Do you have a drive for service development and strong initiative?

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 in the ICU and on the surgical and medical wards
  • Assessment and management of adult patients with acquired swallowing disorders (including following head & neck surgery and acute stroke)
  • Assessment and management of tracheostomies
  • 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 152 beds located in the southern suburbs of Canberra. The hospital has 8 operating theatres, an intensive care unit, coronary care unit, day surgery unit, medical/rehabilitation and surgical wards.  


Selection Criteria:

  • A degree in Speech Pathology
  • Previous acute hospital experience
  • Speech Pathology Australia Membership
  • 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


Why Healthscope?

When you join Healthscope, you become part of our Community of Care.

Our people are at the heart of our organisation – no matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families. We work together to create positive, memorable experiences, alongside our quality care, in every moment of every day.

As the only national private hospital operator and healthcare provider in Australia, our 42 sites are supported by our central Support Office, enabling them to provide an exceptional experience for the communities we care for. Healthscope opens the door to endless opportunities for our people, giving them the flexibility to work across one or multiple hospitals across our network.

We encourage the pursuit of continuous professional development and education and support our people to grow and flourish securely. 

We pride ourselves on working with talented, passionate and caring people to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care and experience during their stay with us.

While our hospital network is vast, Healthscope is a family. We support each other, we share learnings, celebrate successes and face challenges together.

Come and be the difference in our patient’s lives.


Applications close: 17th August 2021


For further enquiries: Sarah Bowen, Allied Health Manager, (02) 6222 6609, sarah.bowen@healthscope.com.au


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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