Posting Number A0219 (Please quote this number on your application along with subject line of email)
Department of Audiology
Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres (NSHSC) provides audiology services to Nova Scotians of all ages, and speech-language pathology services to preschool children and adults. NSHSC is funded by the NS Government to deliver integrated and standardized provincial services across 34 clinical sites, located in 24 communities. Nationally certified Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists, with support from Communication Disorder Technicians and Administrative Support Professionals, provide core services (prevention, diagnosis, and treatment), develop and monitor provincial clinical standards, and collaborate with partners to deliver a number of special programs (e.g., Autism, Stroke, Cochlear Implant). Established in 1963, NSHSC works to prevent and reduce the impact of communication disorders for Nova Scotians.
We are proud to offer:
- A nationally accredited program with SAC
- A Province-wide support network of professional colleagues, clinical resources, and coordinated clinical services
- Varied caseloads and work settings
- Salaries (full time) commensurate with experience [starting at $70,444], and excellent benefits package
- Continuing education opportunities
- Opportunities for relocation and clinical specialization
We are accepting applications for the temporary, full-time (1.0 FTE) position of Audiologist. The Home Base Site is New Glasgow, Provost Street. The successful candidate reports to the assigned Manager. Schedule to be determined. This position has potential for a relocation allowance.
- Master’s Degree in Audiology.
- SAC certification or eligible for certification
- Excellent communication skills, including proficiency in written and spoken English. If English is not your first language further documents will be required.
- Recent knowledge of discipline specific best practices in screening, diagnostic and rehabilitative audiologic services
- Recent experience with hearing aid verification and validation
- Knowledge of discipline specific best practices in assessment and early intervention of young children with developmental disabilities
- Demonstrated commitment to family-centered care
- Excellent interpersonal/organizational skills
- Candidate will have to demonstrate current immunization and/or boosters at the end of the probationary period
- Able to start immediately
To apply, please submit your application to:
Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres
Note – All offers of employment will be conditional upon receipt of a pre-employment medical questionnaire, vulnerable Sector check, child abuse registry search form and employment references, all to be satisfactory to the employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.