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Supervisor / Clinical Audiologist

Supervisor / Clinical Audiologist

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Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.

Job Title: Supervisor / Clinical Audiologist
Work Site: Squamish Health Unit
Status: Temporary Part Time - Baseline-Indefinite (0.5 FTE)
Start Date: January 02, 2018
Salary: $33.61 - $41.94 per hour
Hours: 0830 - 1630
Reference#: 099063-bmc


JOB SUMMARY:

Within the context of a client and family-centered care model and in accordance with established standards of practice and the vision, values, objectives and policies of the organization, the Supervisor / Clinical Audiologist is responsible for the overall management and clinical direction of the Audiology Clinic and supervises a staff of up to two (2) FTE audiology support personnel. Provides clinical expertise and organizes and coordinates clinical treatment of clients and assumes a client caseload to promote quality client centered care. In addition, performs clinical audiology services including screening, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and consultation for children (0 to 19 years of age), and adults with developmental disabilities who are suspected of having a hearing disorder. The Supervisor / Clinical Audiologist determines and plans workforce structures and establishes departmental goals and objectives in accordance with the organization and in partnership with the integrated leadership team. Facilitates resolutions to work problems and issues, coordinates workloads and evaluates employee performance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Audiology from a recognized program.
  • Current full registration with the College of Speech and Hearing Professionals of British Columbia as an Audiologist (RAUD) and Hearing Instrument Practitioner (RHIP).
  • Two (2) years recent related experience working as a pediatric audiologist, as well as experience in an administrative / supervisory position, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of audiology.
  • Knowledge of community development and health promotion principles and practices
  • Ability to analyze issues and problem solve
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to express ideas effectively in written and oral form
  • Ability to be sensitive, tactful and diplomatic with clients and public
  • Ability to evaluate and develop policies, procedures and processes
  • Ability to develop health education material
  • Ability to identify community resources appropriate to client needs
  • Ability to use related equipment
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Access to a vehicle for local area travel


The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.



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