KWC73/21 Temporary Speech Therapist (Speech Therapy) , Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Company/Organisation: Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Post Date: 10/2/2021

Job Title: Temporary Speech Therapist (Speech Therapy)

Staff Group: Allied Health

Reference Number: KWC73/21

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Kowloon West Cluster-Kwai Chung Hospital

Description: Hospital : Kwai Chung Hospital Pay : HK$33,350 per month Key Responsibilities: I. Primary Function To deliver speech therapy services appropriate to their level of competency to achieve desired health outcomes by providing current, rational, safe and cost-effective speech therapy information and services. II. Key Result Areas / Job Description Patient Care process Provide assessment and treatment to ASD/ADHD patients with communication and swallowing disorders independently. Provide counseling / education to patients and carers to maximize the positive benefits of the delivered therapy. P rovide accurate, adequate and appropriate speech therapy information to patients and carers in a timely manner. Document all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely for effective case management. Participate in multi-disciplinary healthcare programmes. Managerial and Administrative Duties Ensure smooth day-to-day operation of the speech therapy service in an institution. Quality and Risk Management Participate in quality improvement initiatives. Comply with the legal requirement, occupational safely and health requirements, established policies and practice standards in daily practice. Knowledge and Skills Maintain effective working relationship with other health professionals. Demonstrate professional and ethical conducts in all job-related activities and compliance to legal requirements, occupational safety and health requirements, policies and practice standards. Organize and prioritize work assignments to ensure optimal performance in his/ her own duties. Entry Requirements: 1. A degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from a local university or equivalent. 2. (a) Grade E in English Language (Syllabus B) and Chinese Language in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination, or equivalent. OR (b) Level 2 in English Language and Chinese Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education, or equivalent. 3. Fluency in written English and Chinese as well as spoken English and Cantonese. Preferred Attributes / Exposure: 1. Communication skill. 2. Empathy. 3. Commitment to patient care. 4. Leadership. 5. Interpersonal skills. Remarks: 1. Appointment will be on temporary terms from 18 June 2021 to 24 September 2021 . 2. May be required to work irregular hours. 3. The selected candidate(s) will be posted to Kwai Chung Hospital and may be required to work in another work location to meet service needs of the HA. Please submit application on-line on or before 24 February 2021 . For enquiries, please telephone 2990 4176 / 2990 41 71 .