Audiologist

  Vancouver

Description

Job Description

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world. Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care. We currently have an exciting Relief Full Time opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic as a dedicated Audiologist to Surrey Memorial Hospital in Surrey, B.C. Build on your education & career experience as you: * Provides audiology assessment of the patient’s hearing and neural status, functional abilities, needs, and goals by methods such as reviewing records, gathering information, interviewing the patient, identifying patient and audiologist expectations, selecting and applying evidence-based assessment methods, consulting with members of the health care team, performing examinations, and monitoring the patient’s health to improve, maintain or support audiological performance. * Analyzes the patient’s needs, establishes audiological diagnosis and prognosis and develops an evidence-based, outcome-focused intervention strategy; utilizes assessment and reassessment findings, discusses the analysis with the patient and caregivers, develops short and long term goals and selects a practice model/intervention consistent with patient needs and goals to achieve optimal health outcomes. * Participates in the interprofessional care planning process for patients as appropriate by updating the care plan as needed, providing referrals to appropriate services, and collaborating and communicating on issues that will affect the care plan. * Evaluates and documents the effectiveness of interventions by methods such as conducting assessments and reassessments, monitoring patient responses, evaluating changes in health status, function and audiological performance against pre-determined goals and expected outcomes, and modifying the intervention strategy to achieve and maintain optimal functional independence and audiological performance. * Maintains a variety of records including patient files by gathering information, entering data into computerized databases and/or documenting information into approved formats. Notes patient progress, changes to treatment plan, and records test/treatment results to provide evidence and rationale that support assessment findings and intervention plan. Compiles statistics on workload activities and summarizes information into written reports as requested. * Delegates components of treatment to speech and hearing assistants by providing work direction and verbal and/or written instruction, ensuring and documenting the appropriate transfer of function and ensuring quality patient care. * Acts as an audiology resource to other audiologists, speech and hearing assistants, and students by assisting with orientation and demonstrating procedures. Provides audiology information and inservices to other members of the health care team and attends meetings as a representative of audiology. To join our team, you have: * Graduated from an approved school of Audiology. * One (1) years’ recent, related clinical experience or a combination of education, training, and experience. * Current active registration with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC and certification in applicable advanced competency. * Eligible for membership in the Canadian and/or BC Association of Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology (CASLPA and/or BCSLPA). If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply: * A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields. * Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. * Competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage. * An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care. Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation with you. Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it. Curious to learn what it’s like to work here? Like us on Facebook (@fraserhealthcareers), follow us on Twitter & Instagram (@FHCareer), or connect with us on LinkedIn (fraserhealthcareers) for first-hand employee insights. Job ID: 16777889
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