Professional Leader, SpeechLanguage Pathology Interprofessional Practice
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, ON, CA.
5d ago

We currently have a Regular Part-time opportunity for a Professional Leader, Speech-Language Pathology in the Interprofessional Practice department at our Bayview campus.

Position Summary :

We are seeking a dynamic individual to lead the advancement of Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) within an interprofessional context across the continuum of care.

This individual will be a key member of the organization’s professional practice structure with responsibilities across all programs and 4 campuses.

Reporting to Interprofessional Practice with matrix reporting to the Director of Interprofessional & Academic Education, the Professional Leader (SLP) promotes Sunnybrook’s mission, vision and values across the organization to provide the highest quality person-centred care.

The ideal candidate is passionate about the importance of innovative care, education, quality improvement, research and leadership, working with high performing teams.

Summary of Duties

  • Develop, implement and evaluate profession specific initiatives in an interprofessional context that are consistent with the strategic direction of SHSC
  • Act as a role model and mentor to promote continued development of all staff
  • Collaborate with program and operational leaders concerning models of care, recruitment, credentialing, performance management and workload
  • Develop and implement profession specific quality improvement activities.
  • Represent the profession and professional practice within the hospital, community and health system
  • Promote and support the professional and academic development of staff
  • Facilitate, support, and participate in scholarship, research and evidence-based health care including quality improvement activities
  • Participate in and promote Interprofessional Education Activities
  • Coordinate learner opportunities in dialogue with the universities and professional associations, offer guidance with respect to any placement issues, support faculty development / preceptor education, and facilitate means to optimize the student and teacher experience
  • Drive the academic mandate by identifying growth opportunities, supporting continuing education / professional development, potential external partnerships, and innovative programming
  • Manage the central service of videofluoroscopic assessment of swallowing including collaborating with Medical Imaging
  • Provide leadership and advancement for the profession via the professional council for SLP
  • Qualifications / Skills

  • Registered and in good standing with the College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists of Ontario (CASLPO)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Additional education in Leadership and / or Adult Education would be an asset
  • Academic appointment at University of Toronto, Department of Speech-Language Pathology, preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work with a variety of stakeholders and team members
  • Experience in research and scholarship would be an asset
  • Self-directed, strong critical thinking, change management, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively and to take initiative and leadership when appropriate.
  • Proven effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 201268 to :

    Human Resources

    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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