Clinical Audiologist

  • Company:
    Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Job Title: Clinical AudiologistWork Site: Community Health-North Shore CommunityStatus: CasualStart Date: As soon as possibleSalary: $33.01 – $41.16 per hourHours: variousReference#: 106648-mhsJOB SUMMARY:Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the British Columbia Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (BCASLPA) as well as within a client and family-centred care model and the vision and values of the organization. Performs clinical audiology services including screening, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and consultation for infants and children (age 0-19 years), and eligible adults who are suspected of having a hearing disorder. Prescribes and fits personal amplification including hearing aids according to age-appropriate evidence-based protocols.QUALIFICATIONS:Education & ExperienceCurrent full registration with the College of Speech and Hearing Professionals of British ColumbiaTwo years recent related experience that includes working with children with or suspected of having hearing disorders.Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle for which mileage reimbursement will be paid.Knowledge & AbilitiesComprehensive knowledge of normal development processes of speech, language and hearing and their application for a preventative health program.Comprehensive knowledge of equipment and material used in the assessment and treatment of hearing disorders.Basic knowledge of other health disciplines and their role in healthcare.Broad knowledge of legislation and government policies and procedures that relate to the client.Demonstrated ability to gather relevant data and make a multi-dimensional assessment.Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret audiology assessments.Listening and information seeking skills that promotes communication and leads to a cooperative approach to problem solving within an interdisciplinary setting.Demonstrated ability to apply systems theory to practice in audiology assessment and intervention.Demonstrated ability to draw out and honour information that will contribute to understanding the clients’ situation.Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with clients, families, staff and community agency personnel.Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.