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  • Supportive Management team
  • Current Registration with Speech Pathology Australia
  • More than 3 years experience as a Speech Pathologist
 
Are you an enthusiastic Speech Pathologist looking to join a dynamic Allied Health team? Providing holistic and effective support to patients at Newcastle Private Hospital.
 
 
As a Speech Pathologist your responsibilities will include:
 
  • Independent assessment and management of complex clients with acquired communication and/or swallowing disorders at Newcastle Private Hospital. Dysphagia assessments will be conducted and documented within 24 hours of referral
  • Assess and treat cognitive impairment in conjunction with other team members
  • Develop clearly defined treatment goals and plans, formulated in collaboration with the client and/or family
  • Liaise with other team members during the rehabilitation process and participate in relevant case conference, relative interviews and case management. Provide written handover on Speech Pathology clinical issues if unable to attend clinical meetings
  • Provide / prescribe exercises and aids for augmentative communication relevant to patient’s needs, both on ward and for discharge
  • Arrange follow up management for clients prior to discharge, along with a comprehensive discharge report or summary as required
  • Participate in the education process of self, staff, clients and family/carers
  • Assist in the planning, organisation, development and coordination of Speech Pathology services
  • Ensures documentation of assessments, plans, interventions and outcomes are within professional practice for Speech Pathology and Healthscope documentation guidelines
  • Collect statistics as directed by management.
 
 
Newcastle Private Hospital is the largest private hospital in regional NSW. The hospital is conveniently located on the campus of the John Hunter Hospital, New Lambton Heights. With a focus on continual quality improvement and performance outcomes, we offer the highest standards of health care and technology in obstetric, surgical, medical, oncology and rehabilitation services.
 
 
Selection Criteria:
 
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Speech Pathology
  • More than 3 years experience as a Speech Pathologist
  • Eligibility for membership to Speech Pathology Australia
  • Exceptional time management and communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Commitment to professional development
     
 
Applications close: Thursday 26 July 2018
 
 
For further enquiries: Katrina Mogg – Nurse Unit Manager, 02 4941 8798
 
 
To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button below 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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