• Full Time
  • Wikwemikong
  • June 28, 2024

Website NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre

NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG -Wikwemikong Health Centre – Communicative Disorder Assistant

Summary
Assists the Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in the treatment of human communication disorders in children from birth to high school graduation including hearing, speech, language, swallowing, and voice disorders. Will be responsible to the SLP and receive direction and clinical supervision from the SLP.

Responsibilities
1. Carry out remedial programs to correct hearing, speech, language, swallowing, and voice disorders under the clinical supervision of or as directed by the Speech-Language Pathologist;
2. Ensure appropriate consent has been obtained from individuals concerning the child to treat communication disorders;
3. Ensure that children/families are served ethically;
4. Ensure maintenance of medical and statistical records to enhance client outcomes to facilitate the smooth transfer of client care to other providers and to ensure accountability of the service;
5. Collect data, including but not limited to workload statistics and clinical outcome measures, and provide this to the Coordinator and/or Case Manager and/or research partner for reporting, funding, and research purposes;
6. Document as per professional college guidelines using the documentation system provided by the ABWnG program;
7. Collaborate with the Coordinator, ABWnG Manager, and other service providers to ensure service integration, accountability, and transparency.
8. Service all children from birth to the end of high school in ABWnG in Wikwemikong;
9. Share responsibility in providing appropriate therapy equipment/materials with Speech-Language Pathologist; Responsible for organizing own schedule with input from Speech-Language Pathologist and/or Coordinator, Case Manager, and Teachers;
10. Work under the direct supervision of the Speech-Language Pathologist.

Qualifications
 Diploma in Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) with post-secondary education and work experience is required;
 Interaction with students, parents, teachers, school administration, and the public at large
 Cultural sensitivity and experience working with aboriginal cultures is an asset;
 Demonstrated knowledge of Anishinabek culture, formal cultural sensitivity training, and experience working with Aboriginal cultures are assets.
 Valid Ontario Driver’s License and reliable vehicle.
 Clear CPIC and Vulnerable Sector Screen are required.

Interested applicants MUST submit: 1) A cover letter; 2) an Updated resume; 3) a Photocopy of certificates / diploma /degree from a post-secondary institution, and 4) Contact information (email, phone number) of 2 work-related references.

Attention: Melissa Roy
NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre
P.O. Box 101, 16A Complex Drive, Wikwemikong, Ontario P0P 2J0
Telephone: 705-859-3164 / Fax: 705-859-3300 / Email: mroy@wikyhealth.ca

To apply for this job email your details to mroy@wikyhealth.ca