Speech Pathologist- Grade 2
ENT Specialist Outpatient Clinics – Voice, Swallowing, Airways Clinic
Fixed Term – until 30 June 2021
Part Time – 7.6 hours a fortnight
Applications are invited from Speech Pathologists for an opportunity in the Speech Pathology Team of 16 staff. The successful applicant will work with adult clients in the acute specialist outpatient hospital setting.
Duties will predominantly involve the provision of clinical Speech Pathology services for patients presenting with Voice Swallowing Airways (VSA) conditions in Speech Pathology at BHS. Your role will also include supporting senior clinicians in the clinic will give you the opportunity to gain exposure to and develop skills in tracheostomy management, laryngectomy management, instrumental assessments of swallowing and voice, specifically with videofluoroscopic swallow studies, fibreoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing and/or videostroboscopy.
Ballarat Health Services provides a complex range of surgical, medical, obstetric, psychiatric, palliative care, rehabilitation and residential services. Ballarat is located approximately 75 minutes’ drive west of Melbourne and offers a wide range of recreational, sporting and social facilities for a population of over 100,000 people. A vibrant, progressive regional city, Ballarat is large enough to retain its own regional flavour but is within easy commuting distance to Melbourne or the Surf Coast.
For further information please contact Acushla Thompson, Clinical Manager – Speech Pathology on 0419 334 763, email [email protected] or Kellie Griffin, Speech Pathologist on 5320 4222, email [email protected]
All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation clearance
All applications must be submitted online.
BHS is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.