Regional Speech Language Pathologist

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Location: Inuvik

Department: Northwest Territories HSSA

Job Code: 14482

Salary: $87,263 - $104,208

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Job Information

This position is located in the Inuvik Regional Hospital, which is a 51 bed, accredited facility serving the town of Inuvik and twelve outlying communities serviced by the NTHSSA. The NTHSSA provides and supports the delivery of health care services to adults and children on an inpatient, outpatient and outreach basis in order to enhance healthy communities and well-being through excellence, accountability and respect for regional diversity.

Reporting directly to the Manager of Rehabilitation and Health Promotion, the incumbent independently provides assessment, diagnostic, rehabilitative and preventative services to inpatients and outpatients ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics. The Rehabilitation Services Department consists of the Supervisor, Rehabilitation Services, two Physiotherapists, two Occupational Therapists, two Speech Language Pathologists, one Rehabilitation Assistants and a Speech Language Pathologist Assistant.

This position plans, organizes, delivers and evaluates SLP services in the hospital (including the Acute Care ward, Long Term Care ward, and the outpatient clinic), in the community health centers, in the home and in school settings both in Inuvik and the Sahtu regions. The SLP assists the Manager of Rehabilitation of in managing physical, financial, and human resources.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

  • This level of knowledge is typically acquired through a university degree in Speech Language Pathology at a Bachelor's or Masters level. Preference will be given to candidates with at least 2 years work experience.


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Term Position

This job opening is for a One Year Term.


Within the Beaufort-Delta region, Speech Language Pathologists must be eligible for membership with Speech-Language and Audiology Canada, and be professionally licensed in any Canadian province as an active member.

Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $44.75 per hour (approximately $87,263.00 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $13,837.00.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 14482       

Closing Date: Open Until Filled 

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
66 Franklin Manor
Box 1869
Ph. (867) 678-6600          
Fax (867) 678-6620