Communicative Disorders Assistant

Location: Richmond Hill
Region: Ontario (outside of GTA)
Employment Status: Part Time
Opened Date: 2014-08-18

Position Summary:

This position will involve assisting Speech Language Pathologists in the provision of intervention for communication disorders in the hospital setting, under the clinical direction and general supervision of the Speech-Language Pathologist.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Implement remedial speech/language programs under the supervision of a speech and language pathologist.
  • Collect, compute and display therapy data based on observational training.
  • Troubleshoot and/or perform routinely required maintenance procedures on therapy materials.
  • Prepare written and oral progress reports

Education and Qualifications:

  • Post Graduate Diploma from a community college (e.g., Communicative Disorders Assistant Program diploma) or equivalent
  • Excellent command of the English language (verbal and written)
  • Knowledge of supportive conversation techniques and group facilitation skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Publisher, Mayer-Johnson Boardmaker, and Writing with Symbols
  • Experience with digital photography and related software an asset
  • Fluency with email and internet
  • Ability to effectively work independently and as a member of a team