Health PEI, Carlottetown, PEI

Category: 
Audiology

Health PEI
Audiology Assistant

 

Prince Edward Island offers you: 

- lowest housing costs in the country

- a short commute to work

- a healthy and safe environment for families

COME LIVE ISLAND STYLE

 

Health PEI is hiring an Audiology Assistant for a full-time, permanent position based out of the Sherwood Business Centre in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

The Audiology Assistant will support the professional activities of the Audiologist, while performing basic clinical tasks within their scope of practice independently. Clinical supervision provided by the Audiologist delegating tasks to the Assistant. Program and administrative supervision provided by the Manager of Speech Pathology and Audiology. Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Perform hearing screenings for all age groups and assist with hearing assessments for all ages, utilizing otoscopy, immittance, oto-acoustic emissions, pure tone air and bone conduction, and basic speech testing.
  • Coordinate Saturday Walk-In Clinics to provide equipment repairs and hearing follow-ups for clients.
  • Provide hearing aid, FM system and other assistive listening device support for trouble shooting, conducting minor repairs, cleaning and organizing manufacturer repairs.
  • Assist the Audiologist during assessments by attending to young children who may be difficult to test, starting the preliminary routine assessment measures, and preparing the client for testing.
  •  Discuss communication strategies with clients and how to use and care for their hearing aids, ear molds, and auditory training equipment. 
  • Monitor the status of repairs, orders, and loaner hearing aids. 

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a Communication Disorders Assistant/Audiology Assistant program.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with work or volunteer experience in an Audiology setting.
  • Must have a working knowledge of computer software for electronic mail, data management systems, and word processing.
  • Ability to receive and follow direction.
  • Must have physical ability and manual dexterity to carry out duties identified.
  • Knowledge of the Code of Ethics for Health Assistants of Speech Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) is required.
  • Must have effective communication skills for interaction with the public and team members.
  • Ability to work independently with effective organizational and planning skills.
  • Must be committed to professional development and ongoing learning for clinical practice.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, time management abilities, and organizing a caseload for scheduling to meet client needs.

Other qualifications:

  • Experience in an allied health clinical setting is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with electronic client documentation (e.g. ISM, etc.) is considered an asset.
  •  Bilingualism will be considered an asset.
  • Additional relevant education and experience will be considered an asset. 
  • The successful applicant must provide a satisfactory criminal record and vulnerable sector check prior to beginning employment.

 

To view the full job posting and to apply, visit http://healthjobspei.ca/ under “For Allied Health Professionals,” posting #129718.

For more information, please contact Sheila Kerry, Health Recruiter, (902) 620-3872 or slkerry@gov.pe.ca