26266 - 01OFJ

Clinical Senior Speech Pathologist
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 02 April 2020

Classification: Health Professional Level 4
Salary: $107,475 - $115,687 plus superannuation
Position No: 26266 - 01OFJ
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 17 March 2020
Contact Officer: Tim Tooke on tim.tooke@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 2230

Our Vision: Creating exceptional health care together.
Our Role: To be a health service that is trusted by our community.
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‚Äźbased health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community-based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the work area and position:
The Acute Allied Health Services (AAHS) Speech Pathology and Audiology department is looking for an experienced Clinical Senior Speech Pathologist to join the team. The Speech Pathology and Audiology team provides a range of inpatient and outpatient services to the medical, surgical and paediatric services in the Canberra Hospital and the surrounding community.
As a Clinical Senior Speech Pathologist, you are required to have specialised clinical skills and experience in an acute hospital setting. You will work closely with the Manager of Speech Pathology and Audiology in the daily management of clinical services at the Canberra Hospital, including caseload and human resource management, teaching and training, clinical supervision, clinical governance and service planning.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Recognised undergraduate or postgraduate qualifications in speech pathology and eligibility for full practicing membership with Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications in health leadership, clinical specialty areas and/or advanced professional experience within an acute care setting.
  • Current drivers’ licence.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
  • Comply with Canberra Health Services credentialing requirements for allied health professionals.
  • Comply with Canberra Health Services Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy.
Job share or part-time hours will be considered if requested by the successful applicant and the full-time salary noted above will be paid pro rata. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the Contact Officer to discuss the position prior to applying.

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Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services