Speech Language Pathologist - Float - #94700

Humber River Regional Hospital

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Toronto, ON
Contract type: Full time
Position Profile

Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.

Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team. At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.

At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!

Join our team of Allied Health professionals and improve patient outcomes here at Humber River Health.

At Humber River Health the Allied Health team plays a pivotal role delivering diagnostic, technical, supportive and therapeutic patient care.

Speech Language Pathologists are valued members of our Allied Services Department.

Our Speech Language Pathologists provide evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders and speech and language problems resulting from strokes, head injury, respiratory issues, and other medical complications.

Are you a compassionate Speech Language Pathologist who is focused on positively impacting patients’ ability to communicate? If yes, we invite you to read the details below then apply.

Reporting Relationship: Manager, Allied Health Services

Hiring Salary Range: $40.94-$50.96 per hour

Availability: Monday - Friday may include weekends and statutory holidays

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensures a high standard of patient care in accordance with Speech Language Pathology policies and procedures.
  • The Speech Language Pathologist will be responsible for the assessment and management of adults with dysphagia and communication disorders in an acute care setting.
  • Collaboration and communication with other members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Provide appropriate assessment and treatment for referred patients with acute medical needs within the Medicine program including the ICU and ED, with some coverage in the Surgery program as needed.
  • Recording patient assessment, progress and discharge status.
  • Providing discharge planning in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team members, including applications to other resources.
  • Recording workload measurement data.
  • Provide consultation to other disciplines in the area of physical medicine.
  • Clinical supervisor of Speech Language Pathology students
  • Coverage sites may be Wilson and Reactivation Care Centres Finch and Church.


  • Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology or equivalent
  • A member in good standing with CASLPO.
  • Eligibility for registration with the Ontario Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
  • Experience in dysphagia management and Videofluoroscopic evaluation of swallowing is preferred.
  • Experience in a hospital setting with 2-3 years of clinical experience preferred.
  • Sound professional knowledge and judgment in a clinical role.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Supportive of a multidisciplinary approach in a Program Management Model setting.
  • Experience working in various ethno-cultural groups would be advantageous.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.

Why choose Humber River Health?

At Humber River Health, our staff, physicians, and volunteers are lighting new ways in healthcare. We are proud to be recognized as a part of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. We support employees by providing evidence-based leadership and cultivating a culture that consistently wows as a Huron Consulting hospital. We are a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) and are deeply involved in research and academic collaboration. We are dedicated to high-quality patient care and demonstrate our values of compassion, professionalism, and respect.

Attracting and retaining a workforce that represents the diverse communities surrounding Humber River Health, is a priority. We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ.

Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process as well as during employment at Humber River Health. Please direct any accommodation requests to our recruitment team.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Health, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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