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Speech-Language Pathologist- Neurovascular Unit- Regular Part-Time (221032)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 5/25/2022 11:33:49 AM

We currently have a Regular Part Time (0.2 FTE) opportunity for a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Neurovascular Unit at our Bayview Campus.

Hours of work: Weekdays and Weekends: Days; 3.75 and 7.5 hrs; Every 3rd weekend; 2 out of every 4 Mondays As per schedule.

Summary of Duties

The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is an important member of the inter-professional team on a dedicated stroke unit.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Swallowing and communication assessment intervention to stroke patients within NVU
  • Assessments and treatment modalities will be completed according to the Canadian Stroke Strategy Best Practice recommendations with the team goal of improving Sunnybrook Health Science Centre’s patient outcomes while providing superior patient care
  • Responsible for providing education to colleagues including nurses and medical staff, families and patients
  • Participates in discipline specific and inter-professional education of health profession students
  • Participate in rounds, meetings and quality initiatives and assist with coverage in other areas of general medicine as needed


  • Current CASLPO registration
  • 2 years of experience in an acute care environment
  • Experience working with stroke patients required
  • Experience with dysphagia assessment and management including video fluoroscopic evaluation of swallowing required
  • Experience in assessment and management of patients with tracheostomies would be an asset
  • Previous clinical teaching experience would be preferable
  • Excellent communication and time-management skills and ability to work as part of an inter-professional team
  • Demonstrated commitment to maintain and upgrade skills and knowledge through continuing education

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 221032 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for the Position" at the bottom of this page.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.