Job Details: Communicative Disorders Assistant, Central Therapy 171-22

Job Details
Open Date Jun 30 2022 - 11:55:00 AM Close Date Jul 14 2022 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Communicative Disorders Assistant, Central Therapy 171-22 Posting Type Health Disciplines
Posting Status Active Position Length Part Time Temporary
Department Group Central Therapy Hours per Week
Department Central Therapy Openings 1
Education College Diploma    
Union Position No


Communicative Disorders Assistant

Requisition #171-22

Job Type: Part time temporary (approximately 7 months)

Vacancies: 1

Department: Central Therapy

Employee Group:  CUPE Local 79 – Service

Hours: May include weekends

Job Description

Sinai Health is a leading academic health science centre with a provincial, national and international reputation for discovering and delivering life-changing care. Since 2015, we have provided excellent and compassionate care in hospital, community and home. Comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and our system partner Circle of Care, we translate scientific breakthroughs, push boundaries for health solutions, and educates future clinical and scientific leaders.

Sinai Health is fully committed to a culture of belonging and an inclusive environment that attracts and retains a diverse workforce, at all levels of the organization, that reflects the communities we serve. We welcome applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ persons, and those from diverse backgrounds and experiences. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know through the Accommodation Phone Line at 416-586-4800, ext. 7050, or email .

At Sinai Health, we care, create possibilities and offer hope. We are looking for an experienced Communicative Disorders Assistant to support our Central Therapy department. 

Job Outline:

This position is located in Central Therapy and is responsible for providing advanced level support to Speech- Language Pathologists in the provision of inpatient and outpatient speech, language and swallowing services.

Work involves implementing and facilitating treatment plans with respect to communication and swallowing as established by the Speech Language Pathologist, hearing aid maintenance, preparing treatment materials, writing progress notes and co-facilitation of unit based and hospital wide groups.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Post Graduate Diploma from a college (e.g., Communicative Disorders Assistant Program diploma/certificate from Georgian/Durham College) or equivalent. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal command of English.
  • Working knowledge of Boardmaker.
  • Working knowledge of computers and programs such as Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to perform Hearing Aid Rounds (e.g., working knowledge of audiology referral process, hearing aid cleaning and elementary repair)
  • Membership in the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada is preferred
  • Demonstrated satisfactory job performance and attendance history required