North Shore City, AucklandPermanentSpeech Language Therapist, Permanent, Full Time, Allied Health Inpatients North, North Shore HospitalCloses 15 Jul 2019Posted 02 Jul 2019Full time, Senior Speech Language Therapist (SLT),Allied Health In-
patients, North Shore HospitalWaitemata District Health BoardWe are seeking an experienced clinician with leadership skills alongside advanced SLT knowledge and clinical practice to work alongside the Clinical Leader and Professional and Clinical Leader in supporting a small team of progressive and dedicated speech-
language therapists.We are a forward thinking, innovative team, committed to evidence based practice and promoting the translation of clinical research into practice.
We have access to instrumental swallowing assessment including cough reflex testing, videofluoroscopy (VFSS) and mobile SLT-
led flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES). Experience in FEES would be optimal however opportunities to develop FEES competency could be provided if required.
We offer regular professional supervision and opportunities for ongoing professional development.Qualifications : EssentialNew Zealand professional qualification in speech and language therapy, or NZSTA approval of overseas qualificationNZSTA full membershipMinimum of 5 years relevant experience including experience working with acquired communication and swallowing disordersExperience with videofluoroscopyExcellent communication, collaboration and coaching skillsAble to work efficiently with good attention to detailA strong commitment to patient and whanau centred clinical practiceA strong commitment to a rehabilitation approach to patient carePreferred : Experience in leadership and clinical supervisionExperience with FEESExperience with a range of patient populations including working with patients with head and neck cancer, tracheostomies and patients in ICU.
Full drivers licenceThe right candidate will be able to demonstrate strong leadership and coaching skills. If this looks like the job for you, we would love to hear from you and request that you make an online application.
Work perks include : 6 months Free Health cover ( must apply within 4 weeks of starting)Access to Free 24 / 7 Gym and free Employee Assistance ProgrammeDiscounts at some great companies via our Waitematā Work Perks networkWe have a dedicated global immigration consultant should this be required.
For a Position Description, please click hereFor further information you can contact Acting Allied Health Team Leader Julia Gundy on julia.
gundy waitematadhb.govt.nz or telephone 021 679 822 Alternatively contact Becca Hammond Professional & Clinical Leader for Speech Language Therapy at Becca.
hammond waitematadhb.govt.nz or telephone 021 223 8132For assistance with your application, please contact Wednesday Darling, Recruitment Consultant on wednesday.
darling waitematadhb.govt.nz or 09 442 7248Closing Date : Monday 15 JulyJob Number : NOR06018