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Speech-Language Pathologist, Autism Services (Fee For Service and ASD Diagnostic Hub)

Position ID

SLP-AS

Application Deadline

June 6, 2022

Employment Type

Permanent Full-Time (37.5 Hours/Week)
 

Location

Brampton site

Summary

ErinoakKids is seeking an enthusiastic individual to fill a permanent full time position as Speech-Language Pathologist to provide support for ASD Diagnostic Hub and our fee-for-service (FFS) offerings. Reporting to the Business Operations Manager (BOM), the Speech-Language Pathologist will work closely within an inter-professional team of clinicians to screen clients for signs of ASD. Additionally the SLP will support FFS SLP and Communication packages.

Responsibilities

  • Screening clients for signs of ASD and make clinical decisions whether the client requires a full diagnostic assessment with the ASD Diagnostic Hub;
  • Facilitating all aspects of the screening assessment, including parent interviews, and/or facilitating play activities;
  • Writing and/or contributing to screening reports;
  • Support families whose children have been diagnosed with ASD through the Hub by providing post-diagnostic consultation;
  • ErinoakKids has FFS service packages available for families to purchase and the successful candidate for this position will provide subsequent assessment and treatment.
  • The SLP will be supporting the delivery of Autism Service Packages (fee-for-service) with interest in providing services to children and families who are paying for services out of pocket and for those who have received childhood budgets to purchase services for their children.
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned and identified by the organization.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology;
  • Previous experience in screening, assessing and treating clients with diagnosed and suspected ASD is an asset;
  • Previous experience with administering and interpreting ADOS-2 is an asset;
  • Two years of clinical experience working with children with special needs preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal and consultative skills;
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal;
  • Display a high level of initiative;
  • Experience with clinical pediatric population is preferred;
  • Registration with the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO);
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team setting;
  • Bilingualism in French and English is an asset.

*Applicants must possess a valid Ontario driver’s license and have access to a personal vehicle.*
*Flexibility to travel between sites*

How To Apply

Please quote the job title in the subject line of your application. The successful candidate will be required to complete a police records check.
 

Please note that all prospective ErinoakKids employees are subject to mandatory immunization requirements, including the full and ongoing COVID-19 vaccination, as a condition of obtaining and maintaining employment. We will make accommodations as provided for pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.  If you are seeking to be accommodated, we kindly ask you to confidentially request accommodation through our Human Resources department. Any accommodation request must include the specific grounds (such as belief system or medically-supported disability) and related information which supports your request.

ErinoakKids is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We are committed to being a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. ErinoakKids will make accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal background check. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to: hr@erinoakkids.ca quoting the position ID number in the subject line. We thank all candidates for their interest in joining ErinoakKids, however only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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