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Speech Language Pathologist - Geriatric Day Hospital - Temporary Part-time (223006)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 11/22/2022 1:19:44 PM

We currently have a Temporary Part-time (0.5 FTE; Until approx. February 2024) opportunity for a Speech Language Pathologist in the Geriatric Day Hospital at our Bayview campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays, 7 hrs, Days; as per schedule

Summary of Duties

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has an opportunity for a Speech-Language Pathologist to provide comprehensive swallowing and communication services to outpatients in the Geriatric Day Hospital. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with an interprofessional team to provide evidence informed best practice.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide evidence-based assessment, management and counselling of patients with voice, speech, language, cognitive-communicative and swallowing disorders
  • Act as a resource people to the interprofessional team, patients and families regarding swallowing and communication changes in older people
  • Maintain and upgrade skills and knowledge through continuing education and seek opportunities for knowledge dissemination
  • Maintain patient records and workload measurement in accordance with facility and professional standards
  • Lead individual and group-based models of clinical intervention and education
  • Assist patient and families in setting realistic goals and objectives of effective patient management
  • Participate in interprofessional and clinical education activities
  • Participate in Specialized Geriatric Services, profession specific and hospital wide meetings, committees and planning as required

Qualifications/Skills

  • Current CASLPO registration
  • Previous experience working with older adults required
  • Dysphagia experience (including videofluoroscopy assessment) preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to student education
  • Excellent communication and time-management skills and ability to work collaboratively as a member of interprofessional teams
  • 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 223006 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for 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.