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Speech Pathologist

Gippsland Region, VIC

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Speech Pathologist

Speech Pathologist

We are seeking an innovative and enthusiastic Grade 2 Senior Speech Pathologist with highly developed interpersonal skills and a commitment to excellence, to join our Speech Pathology Team. This is a fixed-term position commencing February 2022 until September 2022.

Our Speech Pathology Department services a diverse caseload in the acute and subacute inpatient units of our 257-bed hospital. Areas include acute medical, critical care, emergency, stroke, inpatient rehabilitation and inpatient mental health wards. In addition, services are provided to the Community Rehabilitation Service and the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, which provides radiotherapy services to the area. As the regional referral hospital for Gippsland, LRH plays a lead role in the provision of specialist services and as a major teaching hospital.

This position may include adult inpatient acute or subacute caseload depending on the successful applicant’s skill set and needs of the Speech Pathology Department. Other responsibilities include coordination of the Videofluoroscopy Clinic,implementing and leading quality improvement activities,as well assupervision of Speech Pathology Students, Grade 1 Speech Pathologists and Allied Health Assistants.

The Speech Pathology Department provides regular supervision and supports professional development. The Department also works within a friendly and energetic Allied Health team with a commitment to providing high-quality clinical services with an emphasis on teamwork and continuous improvement.

A Speech Pathology qualification and eligibility for membership with Speech Pathology Australia is essential.

Why work for LRH?

A leading Gippsland employer, Latrobe Regional Hospital is Gippsland's specialist referral and trauma centre located 150km east of Melbourne. We are a purpose-builtteaching hospital caring for a population of more than 260,000 people.Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency, intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.

We offer:

  • A friendly and supportive team

  • High quality patient care

  • A collaborative and innovative working environment

  • Modern Facilities

  • Electronic Medical Records

Our unique difference:

  • Regional lifestyle opportunities

  • Access to excellent schools, health and transport services

  • Generous salary packaging benefits, paid parental leave and flexible working conditions

  • Expanding specialist services with future redevelopments & expansions

Our commitment to you:

LRH is recognized as a leading learning hospital providing ongoing career opportunities. We provide a safe and rewarding work environment for all of our staff and have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership excellence, education and training.

Now is an exciting time to join our team with significant growth on the horizon.

Diversity and Inclusion

At LRH we value workforce diversity and inclusion, where individual uniqueness is embraced. We value diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexuality.

At LRH we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8653.

We at LRH strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the People & Culture team via email your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

“IMPORTANT:All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 (unless a valid exemption applies). Evidence of Vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement.”

Job Ad Reference 15466
Date Listed 14 January 2022
(03) 5173 8383