Speech Pathologist
REQ158250 Requisition #

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Speech Pathologist Lvl 1/2
Remuneration: $64,270 - $75,663 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ158250

The Far West Local Health District makes up the western-most District in NSW, sharing its borders with South Australia, Queensland and Victoria. Far West LHD provides primary care to an estimated resident population of 30,099, employing over 800 staff across 10 facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia.

To promote our vision of “excellence in rural and remote health”, Far West LHD upholds its CORE values of Collaboration, Openness Respect, and Empowerment.

Are you up for living and working in the beautiful and rural NSW Outback, devoid of traffic and commuting? Check us out at https://jobs.health.nsw.gov.au/ You can also find us on Facebook.

What you'll be doing

To provide quality Speech Pathology assessment and treatment to patients of the Far West Local Health District

Skills and Knowledge

  1. Bachelor of Speech Pathology or equivalent and eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia.
  2. Demonstrated understanding and application of evidence based practice and critical thinking in relation to the provision of person/community centred speech pathology services to a wide variety of clinical cases.
  3. Demonstrated capacity to interact with others in a personable and professional manner and personally resolve conflicts when they arise.
  4. Ability to plan, advocate for and coordinate client care independently and operate effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
  5. Demonstrated understanding of the application of primary health care practice, principles and the interface between acute, sub-acute and community based adult/ paediatric service provision.
  6. Evidence of participation in own professional development and commitment to maintaining competence and enhancement of skills, and willingness to apply and share professional expertise with colleagues.
  7. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, professional verbal and written communication skills and ability to use software applications associated with patient care and administrative tasks.
  8. Valid unrestricted drivers licence for use within NSW/Australia

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For role related queries or questions contact Tracy Herlihy on Tracy.Herlihy@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 9/4/2020

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