Speech Pathologist - Grade 2

Allied Health
190000EY Requisition #
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  • Full time 12 month Maternity Leave Position
  • Variable Caseload across 3 different Hospitals
  • Supportive Management
  • Close to Eastlink
We are seeking an enthusiastic Grade 2 Speech Pathologist to join our dynamic Allied Health team. This is a Grade 2 full-time 12 Month Maternity Leave position commencing in mid-April. The role involves a varied caseload, providing Speech Pathology services at the Knox Private, Bellbird Private and Ringwood Private Hospitals.

The successful candidate will possess the leadership skills to support junior staff, have a commitment to quality, patient centred care and contribute to the development of the allied health team. This position is an integral part of an energetic Speech Pathology Department which has strong frameworks of professional development and continuous quality improvement.
As a Speech Pathologist your responsibilities will include:
  • Provision of acute Speech Pathology services to Knox, Bellbird and Ringwood Private Hospitals.
  • Knowledge and experience in dysphagia and communication assessment in adult populations.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in caseload management, especially across multiple sites.
  • Provision of speech Pathology service to our intensive care unit, including tracheostomy management and care.
  • Competence in conducting Video Fluoroscopy.
  • Ongoing professional development.
  • Ongoing staff education and student supervision.       
Knox Private Hospital is the largest private hospital in the eastern and south eastern corridor on Melbourne. We operate 11 theatres, a 24 hours Emergency Department, an on-site medical team, a 10 bed Intensive Care Unit, a 10 bed Coronary Care Unit and a Day Procedure Unit. We offer a broad range of acute services, with over 25 speciality areas and are leaders in cardiac and general surgery, neurosurgery, neurology, orthopaedics, urology, plastics, and vascular surgery.
At Knox Private Hospital our most valuable resources are our people. Knox Private prides itself on its reputation and commitment to the provision or exceptional customer services. We recognise that we are only as good as our staff, and this is why we see to employ and retain highly skilled, compassionate and dedicated people.
Selection Criteria:
  • A degree in Speech Pathology
  • Previous acute hospital experience
  • Eligibility for membership to Speech Pathology Australia
  • Video fluoroscopy and tracheostomy management experience essential
  • Exceptional time management and communication skills
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent team work and leadership skills
  • Commitment to professional development
Applications close: Friday 3 May 2019
For further enquiries: Prue Adams, Allied Health Manager, Knox Private Hospital. Phone (03) 9210 7133 or email
To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and a CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.




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