Expression of Interest - Intern - Regional Speech Language Pathologist

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Closing date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Inuvik

Department: Northwest Territories HSSA

Job Code: 16371

Salary: $67,607 - $80,691

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Limited Competition

Intern placements are available to Northern graduates.  A northern graduate is an individual who has graduated with a diploma or degree from a designated post-secondary institution within a 24 month period prior to applying to the Internship Program or will complete all academic requirements for his/her program within 6 months of applying to the Internship Program. Applications to any intern job posting will only be accepted if you are registered to the Internship Program. For more information on the updated Internship Program including eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit


Job Information

Reporting directly to the Regional Manager of Allied Health Services, the incumbent assists the Regional Speech-Language Pathologist to provide assessment, diagnostic, rehabilitative and preventative services to inpatients and outpatients ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics. The Rehabilitation Services Department consists of the Team lead of Rehabilitation Services, two Physiotherapists, two Occupational Therapists, two Speech-Language Pathologists, one Rehabilitation Assistant and a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant.

This position assists to plan, organize, deliver and evaluate 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.

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 Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority.

Typically attained by:
This level of knowledge is typically acquired through a university degree in Speech-Language Pathology at a Masters level.

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Eligible for current membership with Speech-Language and Audiology Canada and be professionally licensed in any Canadian province as an active member is mandatory for this position.

For more information on health and social services careers and practicing in the Northwest Territories please visit .

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $34.67 per hour (approximately $67,607.00 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance.

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.


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 # 16371

Closing Date: January 17, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

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