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Audiology/Speech Therapy
ALB00226472 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Lac La Biche can be found approximately 220 km northeast of Edmonton. It features a population of nearly 2600 people with agriculture, forestry and oil and gas as the dominant industries in the area. There are trails ideal for walking, biking, and cross-country skiing. It is home to a wide range of wildlife as well, from deer and moose to bears and snowshoe hares. If you enjoy a short drive to work and support you can get from a small community, this may be the opportunity for you. This position offers you the ability to work to your full scope of practice with clients of all ages, in multiple clinical sectors and within a multidisciplinary team setting. This is a position based out of the Lac La Biche HCC and provides services to the Smoky Lake region, as required. Rural Alberta is beautiful, peaceful and provides a great backdrop for a fulfilling career.


As a Speech-Language Pathologist, you will provide clinical professional practice both independently and as a part of a collaborative team, which may include external partners. You will be responsible for providing prevention, health promotion, identification, assessment, intervention, and case management. You will participate in planning, coordination and delivery of rehabilitation services in collaboration with patients/clients, families, healthcare professionals and other partners. Your leadership and interpersonal skills will aide you in supervising students and providing clinical guidance to other staff as appropriate. You will use your clinical expertise to inform ongoing quality improvement, service integration, and program development.

  • Classification: Speech Language Path II (ASP)
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: NZ LLB CHC AudSpch/Lng Pth
  • Primary Location: Lac La Biche HC W.J.Cadzow Bld
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.60
  • Posting End Date: 22-OCT-2021
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 01-OCT-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 6
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $42.96
  • Maximum Salary: $58.08
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

Completion of master's degree in Speech Language Pathology. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the Alberta College of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ACSLPA).

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

One year experience in a rural setting. Experience with dysphagia and adult speech language services. Experience with preschool populations. Experience working with a multidisciplinary team. Experience with childhood apraxia of speech, stuttering and voice resonance.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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