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Speech-Language Pathologist

Website Independent First Nations Alliance

Position Summary
The Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) is looking to hire a full-time Speech Language Pathologist to help patients in IFNA communities lead fulfilling lives. The speech-language pathologist will focus on clients and communities while upholding the mission, vision, and values of IFNA Health Services.

• Must have a degree (Master’s preferred) from an accredited Speech-Language Pathology program or equivalent experience
• Registered (or eligible) with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario

• Experience involving various speech-related disorders
• Knowledge and skills in cognitive-communication disorders
• Excellent leadership, decision-making and problem-solving skills
• Highly self-motivated and willing to take initiative
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
• Experience in maintaining confidentiality (HIPAA compliant)
• Knowledge of and/or willingness to learn Indigenous culture and values

• Ability to speak one or more local dialects from within IFNA communities is considered an asset

• This position reports directly to IFNA’s Health Service Coordinator

• As a representative of IFNA, a professional, and culturally competent manner must be
• Offer client-focused, compassionate care for a variety of conditions
• Assess and treat a wide range of speech-related conditions
• Assess, develop, and monitor treatment programs
• Receive and respond to referrals from IFNA communities for individualized support for a multitude of concerns with culturally competent support
• Maintain accuracy and confidentiality for client records (HIPAA guidelines compliant)
• Maintain up-to-date reports to supervisors, funders, and community leadership
• Maintain a role in emergency operations as needed
• On-call emergency operations such as evacuation support and COVID-19 outbreaks
• Working outside regular operating hours as needed
• Other duties as assigned

• Monday to Friday
• Some after hours and weekends when necessary

Ability to Commute
• Travel to IFNA communities via small aircraft and/or vehicle regularly

• Successful candidate must complete a Vulnerable Sector Check and provide proof of
required immunizations (or valid medical exemption) prior to start of work

Closing Date: Open until filled

Salary will be based on a combination of qualifications and experience.

Please forward your resume and cover letter with three references to:

*Only selected candidates will be interviewed for this position.

To apply for this job email your details to

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