Audiologist

Employer: 
Alberta Health Services
Posted: 
1 month 4 days
Job Type: 
Part Time
Job industry: 
Health Care
Job Location: 
Barrhead
Alberta

Audiologist

Location:  Barrhead

Employee Class: Regular Part-Time

Requisition: # 246774

Rate of Pay: $41.58 -$55.25

 

The beautiful community of Barrhead, located 120 km north of Edmonton, is part of the historic Klondike Trail and is the centre of one of Alberta's richest agricultural and forestry areas.  With a population of 4,500 in Barrhead and 7,900 in the County of Barrhead, living in a small town that's close to a big city offers the best of all worlds.  Not only is Barrhead vibrant and progressive, Barrhead also offers a safe, caring, and welcoming environment with lots of recreational activities, clubs, and social events to keep residents busy.  Barrhead is a great place to raise a family as it offers modern healthcare, schools and recreation venues as well as business opportunities via forestry, oil & gas and a booming agricultural industry.

Working in a small town allows you the chance to work with cases you wouldn't normally work with in a large centre, and participation in research is encouraged with this position.  As our sole Audiologist at the Barrhead Healthcare Centre, you have the ability to create a niche for yourself.  If nothing feels better than making a difference in the lives of families in your community, this may be the opportunity for you.

Working independently while under the general supervision of the Area Manager, Allied Health, the Audiologist is responsible for:
- Identification, assessment, and management of children and adults with hearing and balance (vestibular) disorders,
- Maintaining adequate client records,
- Developing, coordinating, and implementing promotion/prevention education programs for clients, families, staff, and the general public,
- Supervising students, providing input into program development, planning, and providing clinical guidance to other staff as appropriate, and
- Performing other duties as required.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
- Master's Degree in Audiology.
- Active registration or eligibility for registration with both Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ACSLPA) and Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC).
- Minimum of 1 year related clinical experience as an Audiologist is desired, but new graduates are welcome to apply.

Additional Qualifications:
- Demonstrated effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
- Able to make sound professional decisions in a complex multi-disciplinary environment.
- Ability to work both independently and as a team member in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Please Note: this position requires a vehicle for business use. Possession of a valid driver's license and access to a motor vehicle in good repair for work-related travel is required.

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