Senior Speech Pathologist – Inpatients

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Metro South Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Government

Speech Pathology are looking for Speech Pathologist – Senior to join their Logan Hospital team. The purpose of this role is to deliver senior Speech Pathology services within acute inpatient clinical caseloads (including the Medical Assessment and Planning Unit ( MAPU), Emergency Department (ED), the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the general medical and surgical wards.

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Location: Brisbane – South
  • Contact Name: Jason Zantis
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 27-JAN-21

Metro South Health is Australia’s first digital health service and the first health service in Australia to be recognised for excellence in person-centred care by Planetree International. It’s also one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland’s population.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

The purpose of this role is to deliver senior Speech Pathology services within acute inpatient clinical caseloads (including the Medical Assessment and Planning Unit ( MAPU), Emergency Department (ED), the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and the general medical and surgical wards. This position will be required to provide a weekend speech pathology service to the acute inpatient wards.

This includes:

  • Delivering high quality evidenced based Speech Pathology clinical services to patients/consumers within a highly functioning multidisciplinary team.

  • Contribution to the advancement of quality Speech Pathology services and optimal patient care, through provision of service development, quality improvement, and clinical education.

  • Participating in and assisting with the development of relevant quality and research initiatives in conjunction with the senior staff.

  • To provide supervision and training to less experienced (HP3) clinicians, students and to Allied Health Assistants (AHA’s).

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Benefits

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro South here: www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team.