The Speech Pathologist is an experienced and competent clinician who delivers quality services to patients, and provides clinical/professional support to less experienced speech pathologists working within CALHN, across weekdays and weekends. The role is based mainly at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH), but may include delivery of services to patients at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and other CALHN sites/services.
The Speech Pathologist is able to work at a high level of independence to provide inpatient and outpatient communication and swallowing services to an acute adult caseload resulting in quality care and improved outcomes for patients. The Speech Pathologist is developing more advanced/extended knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of high acuity/complexity caseloads. The Speech Pathologist contributes to efficient, effective multidisciplinary management and care of patients.
Bachelor or Masters of Speech Pathology degree, or the equivalent entry level qualification leading to eligibility for full membership of Speech Pathology Australia.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 717963
717963 CALHN Speech Pathology Casual Pool 2020.pdf