Speech Therapist

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  • Post Date: February 7, 2020
Job Description

Job Posting Number: P-1920-0057 and P-1920-0368
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1. About this job posting

Job Posting Number: P-1920-0057 and P-1920-0368

External Posting Number: N/A

Posting Start Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Posting End Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020

2. About this position

Work Location: Waskaganish

Union: CSN

Status: Permanent Full Time

MSSS Job Number: 1 255

Department: Speech Therapist Reg. Med. Ser

MSSS Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist

Financial Sub-Service Number: 600012

Job Hours: 35.00

Hours Per Day: 7.00

FTE: Jour

Shift Type: Stable

Work Schedule: 10/14 Jours

3. Description


Person who assesses speech, language and voice functions and establishes and implements a treatment and intervention plan aimed at improving or restoring communication. She/he participates in clinical teaching.



Assess and treat speech, language, swallowing and voice functions in the 0-100 year-old population within the Cree territory of Eeyou-Istchee. Clinical skills in the following areas are considered an asset;

  • Language delay/disorder (multilingual context)
  • Developmental disorders
  • Craniofacial
  • Stroke
  • Dysphagia
  • AAC

Provide coverage for several communities within Eeyou-Istchee;

Work in collaboration with community partners (daycare workers, community health representatives, special needs educators, rehabilitation workers) and health professionals in order to provide culturally adapted best care for clients;.

Coach and train community members and healthcare professionals on prevention and promotion within speech-language therapy.

Nature of the two positions to be filled:


Regional position based in Eeyou Istchee or in Montreal (Location flexible). This position requires extensive travel.

Position based in Waskaganish (Covering Eastmain and Nemaska as well)

  • To provide speech-language service coverage for the three communities.

4. Requirements



  • Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology;
  • Member of the Ordre des orthophonistes et audiologistes du Québec (OOAQ);


  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience;
  • Experience in a remote area as asset;

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Experience working with interpreters and capacity to derive standard deviations and tests results from an assessment of Cree language skills;
  • Good knowledge SLP theory and practice, current trends, and the MSSS Network and regulations;
  • Varied clinical skills;
  • Ability to communicate theoretical and practical knowledge as applied to coaching and training;
  • Knowledge of Cree culture and language and social/health issues in Eeyou Istchee is an asset;
  • Knowledge of Eenou/Eeyou Pimaatsiiun healing practices and paradigms is an asset;
  • Experience with First nation or with cross-cultural work is an asset;
  • Ability in office computer applications;
  • Good professional record in SLP;
  • Excellent interpersonal and listening communication, and teamwork skills;
  • Excellent critical thinking, synthesis, organizational and decision-making skills;
  • High adaptability capacity;


  • Fluent in English;
  • Fluency in Cree is an asset;


  • Willing to travel extensively.


5. Salary information

Salary (Hourly) Minimum: $25.25

Salary (Hourly) Maximum: $45.22

6. Contact

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All applicants must be Canadian citizens or have a Canadian work permit. Professionals must be licensed to practice in Québec. The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay aims to hire qualified Cree beneficiaries of the JBNQA, whenever possible. English is the working language of the CBHSSJB.

To apply, send your CV and a cover letter mentioning the Posting number to jobs.reg18@ssss.gouv.qc.ca or fax 1-819-855-2680. For information call 1-877-562-2733.