Audiologist

Employer: 
Alberta Health Services
Posted: 
2 weeks 12 hours
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job industry: 
Health Care
Job Location: 
Fort McMurray
Alberta

Fort McMurray (within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo) is a thriving community with lively social, arts, recreational and cultural opportunities as well as an important hub for the energy industry in Alberta.  Fort McMurray provides the best of both worlds: a modern, up-to-date healthcare facility and the variety in day-to-day work and unique opportunities for career growth found in rural settings.  If you want to be part of a highly collaborative, innovative, and passionate team, this is the opportunity for you.

As the sole Audiologist, you are responsible on an individual basis and as part of a multi-disciplinary team for the provision of testing, evaluation and treatment of hearing difficulties and the provision of appropriate screening programs for residents of all ages within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

The Audiologist is responsible on an individual basis and as part of a multi-disciplinary team for the provision of testing, evaluation and treatment of hearing difficulties & the provision of appropriate screening programs for residents of Northern Lights Health Zone.

Responsibilities:


- Selects, conducts and interprets appropriate hearing tests to evaluate physiological functioning in the auditory system.
- Analyzes hearing tests in conjunction with medical, behavioral and educational information and makes appropriate recommendations/referral for follow-up.
- Provides individual, family and group counseling regarding hearing loss and the implementation and likely outcomes of proposed treatment modalities.
- Participates in clinics, conferences, and in-service education programs as a consultant for educational, medical and other professional groups.
- Provides clinical leadership and supervision to students.
- Maintains appropriate client and statistical reporting as required.
- Recent experience in ABR assessment techniques an asset.
- In consultation with Director, Family and Community Services may develop and/or participate in clinical studies, research projects or special study programs.
- Develops and conducts relevant educational services for the public (such as workshops/in-services).
- Recommends policies, procedures and standards for the continuous improvement of audiological services.
- Perform other duties as required.

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

Qualifications:

- Masters in Audiology
- Minimum of 2 – 3 years related health care experience
- Current registration or eligibility for registration with the Alberta College of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists
- 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
- Valid drivers license and own vehicle required

New graduates welcome to apply.

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