Humber River Hospital

Speech Language Pathologist

Posting Date 3 months ago(3/3/2023 10:42 AM)
Seniors' Care
Speech Language Pathology
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Allied Health

Position Profile

Humber River Hospital. 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 Hospital, 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 Hospital 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 Hospital, 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 Hospital.


At Humber River Hospital 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 Humber? Why Now?


Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care, as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and encompass our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

We are a Huron Consulting hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Humber River Hospital is a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), which is a dynamic network of academic health organizations providing leading edge research, teaching and clinical care.

We have collaborated with TAHSN member institutions in addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our membership in TAHSN supports our strategic pillar of advancing Humber River Hospital as a community academic hospital.

Humber River Hospital was the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in Patient Safety Award by the Canadian College of Health Leaders. This award recognizes teams that are committed to improving patient safety within a healthcare environment, through leadership, innovation, culture, and best practises.

Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it is our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.


 This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.



Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Hospital, 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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