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 :
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre