11 Jan

Speech Language Therapist Acute Adult Services Jobs Vacancy in Auckland District Health Board Central Auckland City

Auckland District Health Board Central Auckland City urgently required following position for Speech Language Therapist Acute Adult Services. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Speech Language Therapist Acute Adult Services Jobs Vacancy in Auckland District Health Board Central Auckland City Jobs Details:

Are you an experienced, motivated Speech Language Therapist looking for a new challenge?

  • Are you interested in working in a fast paced environment in one of New Zealand's largest teaching hospitals?
  • Are you looking to develop specialist skills & knowledge in the assessment & management of dysphagia and communication impairment in the acute adult population?
  • Are you committed to professional development and continually strive for improved health services for your patients?
  • Are you an excellent communicator, with a can-do attitude?
  • If the answer is yes, then we have the job for you.

    This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic Speech Language Therapist to join our friendly team on a permanent part time (0.8 FTE) basis.

    Auckland City Hospital is one of the largest teaching hospitals in the country, providing specialist, tertiary care to the population of Auckland and beyond. The Speech Language Therapy service provides assessment and management of communication and swallowing impairment to adult inpatients across the hospital. We have a staff of 9 working across the hospital. With strong links to both the Auckland and Massey University training programmes there are plentiful opportunities to engage in research and student education. The team work together closely in a supportive environment to provide a high quality service and strive to constantly evaluate and improve the care we offer. Opportunities for development abound in this exciting, fast-paced environment.

    We are looking for an experienced Speech Language Therapist with at least two years' experience and proven skills in the assessment and management of communication disorders and dysphagia, ideally through the use of videofluoroscopy and Fibreoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES).

    This position will be primarily based in the Adult Allied Health department, providing specialist assessment and management planning in the adult population across all inpatient wards. You will be working alongside a supportive interdisciplinary team of physicians, surgeons, nurse specialists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, social workers and therapy assistants.

    The Speech Language Therapy team at Auckland City Hospital currently provide regular videofluoroscopy clinics, a FEES service and regular input into tracheostomy weaning/management throughout the hospital.

    To be successful in this role, you will have a Bachelor's qualification in Speech Language Therapy or equivalent, and will be eligible for NZSTA membership.

    In return, we commit to you to provide excellent support from the Clinical Lead for Speech Language Therapy, peer review, formal supervision and professional development opportunities.

    For further information about this position, please contact Santosh Parab, Recruitment Consultant at SantoshP@adhb.govt.nz or Carlene Perris, Professional & Clinical Lead at CPerris@adhb.govt.nz .

    To submit your application, please click on the Apply button below or visit our website www.careers.adhb.govt.nz and enter job number CEN03878.

    Applications close: midnight 31 January 2018

    Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is not a Core Children's Worker as defined by the Act.

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