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PEDIATRIC AUDIOLOGIST

Apply Now Job ID 1103602 Date posted 04/26/2018
Job title :PEDIATRIC AUDIOLOGIST
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON HEALTH CENTRE
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Position Summary

A unique and attractive opportunity exists for a Pediatric Audiologist where practice is in collaboration with the BC Early Hearing Program; a program that is ranked as one of the best in Canada.

This position practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC (CSHHPBC). This role offers the Pediatric Audiologist opportunity to practice in a public health care setting that encompass clinical audiological screening, assessment, diagnostic, treatment, and dispensing amplification equipment; technical services; and supervision of Audiometric Technicians. Client population ranges from newborn to 19 years of age and health promotion activities include liaison, counselling and educational sessions with clients and their families, as well as community partners and professionals.

The BC Early Hearing Program (BCEHP) is the province-wide screening program to check hearing for babies born in BC. The program provides integrated services from hearing screening to hearing testing as well as early language support following identification of hearing loss.

This permanent position is located in Vernon, British Columbia. Based in Vernon’s Health Centre it offers a high degree of independence with opportunities to provide feedback on program development.

Interior Health offers:
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary
• A work environment conducive to growth and development
• Generous vacation entitlement
• Excellent extended health & dental plans; 100% employer paid
• Pension Plan with both employee and employer contributions
• Substantial Relocation Allowance to support moving expenses
• A work environment conducive to growth and development
• Joining a great team of Pediatric Audiologists and Audiometric Technicians

What Makes People Choose Vernon, BC as a Place to Live?
Choose your adventure in Vernon. We have world-class resorts, boutique shopping, theatre, music, championship golf courses, wineries and cideries, and terrific markets and restaurants. Come in any season and you’ll find there are plenty of ways to relax, recharge and energize yourself. We invite you to immerse yourself in an Okanagan lifestyle, Vernon style…where rolling hills, majestic mountains, endless 360-degree views and a valley filled with friendly people combine to create the perfect backdrop for this thriving community destination!

Come and join our Interior Health team as we set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the province of BC! Every Person Matters with Interior Health!


Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized Audiology program.
• Current active registration with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC as both an Audiologist and a Hearing Instrument Practitioner. Note: To be eligible for College Registration for Audiology, candidates must have passed the CASLPA exam (and meet educational requirements for same) and meet requirements for registration and licensure as a hearing instrument practitioner.
• One year pediatric experience would be an asset. Experience with hearing aide fitting and programming would be an asset.
• Current valid BC Driver’s License.
• Sound interpersonal skills and the ability liaise with physicians and other stakeholders are essential.


** Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your inquiry via email to careers@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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