- Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Modbury Hospital, Modbury - Northern Adelaide Rehabilitation Service
- Total Indicative Remuneration: $111,284 - $119,125 p.a. (pro rata) - AHP3 - Ongoing Part-Time, 22.5 hours per week
The Senior Speech Pathologist is responsible to the Senior Manager Northern Adelaide Rehabilitation Service (NARS) for the development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of quality rehabilitation services for patients of the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN). The Senior Speech Pathologist participates as member of the rehabilitation team within the broader rehabilitation service. Optimal care and outcomes is ensured by providing a comprehensive range of Speech Pathology services to patients receiving inpatient rehabilitation, supported early discharge and home rehabilitation. The Senior Speech Pathologist also provides specialist services to medical and surgical inpatients to facilitate early rehabilitation and discharge.
The Senior Speech Pathologist works in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team, to effectively plan and provide therapeutic interventions based on patient goals. This may involve consultation and liaison with the team, other professional disciplines and external organisations.
The Senior Speech Pathologist is accountable for their own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff.
The Senior Speech Pathologist assists in the provision and management of a service particularly in the areas of: supporting speech pathology staff, students and relevant Allied Health Assistants; improving speech pathology, policy, procedures, guidelines and practices; and facilitating the development and application of relevant research.
The Senior Speech Pathologist must work towards and meet the State wide Generic Core Competencies Framework.
You must hold an appropriate Degree or equivalent qualification which gives eligibility for full membership of Speech Pathology Australia.
COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.
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.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 776598
776598 - Senior Speech Pathologist - Rehabilitation - AHP3 - Job Pack.pdf