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Acute Speech Pathology - Candidate Pool 2023

Adelaide Metro, SA


$33.97 - $41.47

Medical/Lab Scientist

  • Southern Adelaide Local Health Network - Flinders Medical Centre - Allied HealthAcute Casual Pool
  • Hourly Rate: AHP1: $33.97 - $41.47 p/hr + 25% casual loading; AHP2: $43.79 - $20.73 p/hr + 25% casual loading

As a casual Speech Pathologist, you will workpredominately with an adult inpatient caseload, on a rotational basis across various inpatient units within FMC including the Stroke Unit, Neurosurgical Unit, and various acute medical and surgical units. As the Speech Pathology department also provides services to paediatric inpatients and outpatients, some paediatric clinical services may also be required of the position. The position is accountable to the Director, Clinical Services (DCS) for providing a range of Speech Pathology services to patients of the Flinders Medical Centre, including consultancy, assessment and therapeutic intervention, education, applied clinical research and, where appropriate, contribution to student supervision or teaching. Caseload may change according to the needs of the Department and you will be rostered across weekdays and weekends, dependent on department requirement.

You will hold an appropriate degree in Speech Pathology or an equivalent qualification which gives eligibility for full membership of the Speech Pathology Association of Australia. To be appointed at an AHP2 level you will have prior experience in speech pathology practice in an acute hospital setting, and you will be familiar with conducting and interpreting videofluoroscopic swallowing studies (VFSS). Along with sound knowledge of evidence based principles of practice in adult communication and swallowing disorders, you will be capable of working in an independent manner with limited supervision. A high level of verbal and written communication skills will be essential.

For full details, please see the attached Role Descriptions.

Applicant Information:

In addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, watch a shortvideoabout what salary packaging is.

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 Immunisation compliance as indicated on the Role description.

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref:828247

Enquires to

NAME: Carlie Mathers Telephone: (08) 8204 4366

Email: [email protected]

Application Closing Date

11.55 pm Friday 26 April2024


Job Ad Reference 828247
Date Listed 21 April 2023