Summary Speech Therapist near Yellowknife (NT)
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "speech therapist" was moved from the group Audiologists and speech-language pathologists (NOC 3141) to the group Audiologists and speech-language pathologists (NOC 31112).
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Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Audiologists diagnose, evaluate and treat individuals with peripheral and central hearing loss, tinnitus and balance problems. Speech-language pathologists diagnose, assess and treat human communication disorders including speech, fluency, language, voice and swallowing disorders. Audiologists and speech-language pathologists are employed in hospitals, community and public health centres, extended care facilities, day clinics, rehabilitation centres and educational institutions, or may work in private practice. Audiologists and speech-language pathologists who are supervisors are included in this unit group.
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This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
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- Instruct technicians and students
- Supervise technical and support staff
- Administer budget
- Administer tests and examinations and observe patients to diagnose and evaluate speech, voice, resonance, language, cognitive-linguistic and swallowing disorders
- Conduct research on speech and other communication disorders and on the development and design of diagnostic procedures and devices
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