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Speech PathologistClinical Educator

Part Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Medical Practioners and Specialists, Allied Health

Salary Package: from the pro-rata equivalent of $95,866 to $103,939 (HEW Level 7) p.a., plus 13.5% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading
Appointment Type: Part time, 4 days/week (Fri), fixed term until October 2021 (parental leave replacement)
Macquarie University (North Ryde) location
The Role
The Speech and Hearing Clinic is seeking an experienced part-time (4 days per week) Speech Pathologist/ Clinical Educator to provide high-quality, evidence-based speech pathology services to clients. This role covers a generalist adult and paediatric caseload at the Speech and Hearing Clinic (including NDIS participants), as well as acute inpatients of Macquarie University Hospital. The clinical areas of this role include acute care (tracheostomy, ICU admissions, cancer care) and sub-acute care (disability, rehabilitation, gender-affirming voice therapy).
This role also requires ongoing clinical education, with the successful applicant supervising up to 3 students at a time, ensuring students are equipped with professional and speech pathology practice competencies for best practice speech pathology services.
Join a dynamic organisation that integrates clinical practice with research and teaching, where you will work with clinicians and managers to put in place business plans for growth and development of our clinical services and clinical education.
About You
You will be a passionate and professional individual, with a commitment to providing client-centred clinical care. You will hold a degree in Speech Pathology, have a practicing membership of Speech Pathology Australia and be keen to work in an innovative multidisciplinary environment that balances delivery of high-quality integrated health services and excellence in clinical education.  If you are proactive in nature, resilient in your approach, and looking for an opportunity to work in a unique environment this is a role you will thrive in.
About Us
The MQ Health Speech and Hearing Clinic provides both a quality clinical service to the community and clinical education for students of the Master of Speech and Language Pathology, and Master of Clinical Audiology. The clinic offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic and rehabilitative speech pathology and audiology services to people of all ages with speech and hearing difficulties. Our services help Australians to participate in everyday life – at home, at school, at work or socially.
Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.
To view the position description, please click the following link: PD_Speech Pathologist Clinical Educator_SHC_7.pdf
To Apply
To be considered for this position, the applicant will demonstrate the below requirements in their CV and a 1 or 2 page cover letter:
Degree in Speech Pathology with Practising membership of Speech Pathology Australia
Demonstrated experience with assessment and intervention for adult acute and/or subacute communication and swallowing disorders.
Demonstrated experience with assessment and intervention for paediatric speech and language disorders.
Demonstrated experience with working with augmentative and alternative communication technology (either low tech or high tech)
Demonstrated experience delivering clinical education
Excellent time management and organisational skills
Proven ability to contribute to the improvement and operation of speech pathology service
Demonstrated understanding of professional code of ethics and relevant healthcare legislation
Desirable: experience in assessment and intervention for tracheostomy and instrumental swallow evaluation (videofluoroscopy and fibreoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallow)
Employment in this position is conditional upon holding a Working with Children Check Clearance and you providing evidence to satisfy the University that you meet the University’s requirements in relation to immunisation, where required, providing evidence from a registered general practitioner.
Given current Australian Government COVID-19 border restrictions applications for this position are only being accepted from Australian citizens or permanent residents or people currently residing in Australia with full working rights.
Enquiries: Prudence Gourley, Speech Pathology Manager, 9850-1451
General Enquiries: Rohana Nagarajah, HR Administrator on
Applications Close: Sunday 6 September, 2020 at 11:55pm
Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.
We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.

Advertised: 14 Aug 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 06 Sep 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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