Speech Language Pathologist Back

Kootenay Family Place
Posted a month ago
Full Time

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Kootenay Family Place

Join our team! Kootenay Family Place values work-life balance. A career with us means that you’ll have flexibility in daily work hours and in vacation time/unpaid leave. You will be joining of a team of professionals who love their jobs and the lifestyle they allow for making for a positive and supportive working environment.

Job Description

Title: Speech Language Pathologist

Department: Therapies

Reports to Executive Director


To provide high quality Speech Language Pathology services to preschool children at Kootenay Family Place.


The Speech Language Pathologist will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Speech Language Pathology caseload at Kootenay Family Place. The overall goal is to optimize the development of children who have, or are at risk for developing, communication delays or disorders. Key tasks of the Speech Language Pathologist will be completing intakes and assessments, developing therapy plans and goals, carrying out therapy, communicating with parents, documentation and working with other team members.


A graduate degree in Speech Language Pathology and registration with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC. Previous clinical experience working with the preschool population is an asset.


• Thorough assessment abilities in speech, language, and social communication.

• Ability to plan and deliver effective communication therapy in preschool population.

• Ability to counsel family members.

• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.


• Provide assessment and treatment to children referred to Kootenay Family Place for Speech Language Pathology services.

• Carry out ongoing communication therapy.

• Communicate clear goals and strategies to parents and caregivers.

• Maintain accurate and up to date electronic records on each child.

• Provide consultation and education for Kootenay Family Place staff regarding the Speech Language Pathology program and individual children.

• Communicate with all team members (Therapists, IDP, Physicians, Public Health, etc).

• Collaborate with other team members to develop high quality care for clients.

• Provide regular progress reports on each child to parents and team members.

You will have an integrated team that you will be working with:

• Occupational Therapy

• Physiotherapy

• Supported Child Development

• Infant Development Program

• Family Connections Coordinator

• Community Action Program for Children

• Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program

• Child Care Centres

• Early Intervention Administrative Assistant

Castlegar is nestled neatly between the Selkirk and Monashee Mountain ranges and overlooks the Columbia River. From fishing, swimming and boating to hiking, biking, and skiing, this area has some of the best outdoor recreation in BC! Nearby you will find two ski hills (Whitewater and Red Mountain) and Nelson with its excellent dining, shopping, and cultural events.




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