Audiologist 1 (AU01)
NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application.
BARGAINING UNIT : SHCP
ZONE : Zone 6 - Acadie - Bathurst
FACILITY : Chaleur Regional Hospital
DEPARTMENT : Audiology
CLASSIFICATION : Audiologist 1 (AU01)
STATUS : Casual
FTE : 0.0
ANTICIPATED DATE : As soon as possible
HOURS OF WORK :Day shifts - Monday to Friday
Work schedule may be changed to meet operational needs.
JOB SUMMARY :
Audiologists provide quality audiology services to patients and those around them and carry out related administrative tasks. They screen, assess, identify and treat hearing loss, auditory processing disorders, tinnitus and other hearing impairments as well as balance disorders in people of all ages. They may be required to adjust hearing aids or other assistive devices depending on clients' hearing needs. In addition, they could perform cochlear or bone conduction implant candidacy assessments, provides post-implant follow-up or rehabilitation and case management, act as a patient advocate (with implant companies, NIHB or insurance compagnies), provide research or teaching and see to their professional development. They may be required to adjust hearing aids or other assistive devices depending on patients' hearing needs.
- Master's degree in Audiology from a recognized university;
- Registered and a member in good standing with the New Brunswick Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists;
- Good judgement and organizational skills;
- Excellent interpersonal skills;
- Ability to work independently and as a team member;
- Physically able to perform assigned duties;
- Good previous work history (performance and attendance);
- Adherence to professional ethics principles, to the Network management philosophy and organizational values;
- Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by the Vitalité Health Network;
- A minimum of 3 years experience in Audiology with experience in hearing aid fitting and verification;
- Experience in understanding the needs of the deaf and hard hearing population;
- Experience in the field of cochlear implants is considered an asset.
Written and spoken competence in English and French is required.
- The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
- Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
- The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
- We thank all applicants. However, only those selected be contacted.