New Graduate Speech Pathologist

  • : The North Shore Ryde Health Service
  • : 14-Oct-2020
  • : St Leonards NSW 2065

An excellent opportunity is available for a new graduate Speech Pathologist to join the team of speech pathologists at RNS & Ryde hospitals. This full-time temporary 12-month locum provides an opportunity for a clinician to consolidate and enhance their graduating skills in a supportive but clinically challenging setting.

The new graduate position is well supported with regular departmental and district level professional development opportunities, direct and formal supervision by a senior clinician with opportunities throughout the year to participate in quality improvement activities.

The clinician also has opportunities to commence developing competencies in the areas of VFSS, FEES, Tracheostomy and Laryngectomy throughout this locum and to gain experience in speciality areas, such as burns, spinal and paediatric feeding.

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until 21 Janurary 2022
Position Classification: Speech Pathologist Level 1/2
Remuneration: $1231.72 - $1784.53 per week
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ193060

Where you'll be working
The Royal North Shore & Ryde Hospitals Speech Pathology Department is located within the Division of Allied Health and Community Services and reports operationally through the Director of Allied Health and Community Services to the Health Service Executive. The department provides speech pathology services across the North Shore & Ryde area with this position providing cover around all sectors of the speech pathology service at RNSH and Ryde hospitals including the Graythwaite Rehabilitation Centre (GRC).

What you'll be doing

The main purpose of this position is to provide accurate assessment and intervention for inpatients with swallowing and communication disorders within allocated clinical areas and selective outpatients within the local government area.


Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  • Recognised qualification in Speech Pathology and eligibility for full membership of the Speech Pathology Association of Australia.
  • Supervised student clinical experience in an adult acute care setting.
  • A strong interest in developing clinical skills in a wide range of adult swallowing and communication disorders in a tertiary teaching hospital setting.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate across all levels with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workload, meet deadlines and complete activities (including ability to work within scope of practice and seek assistance when required).
  • Experience with quality improvement activities.
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    Job Location (Area or Region)
    Job Type
    Job Title
    New Graduate Speech Pathologist
    Salary / Pay Type
    Salary / Pay Range
    $120k to $150k
    Start timeframe
    Posted By
    The North Shore Ryde Health Service
    Contact Phone
    Candidate Criteria
    St Leonards NSW 2065
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