Senior Audiologist


Hutt Valley DHB Audiology service is based at Hutt Hospital and provides an outreach service to support the ENT service at Wairarapa DHB. The Audiology department offers full diagnostic and rehabilitative services to both children and adults. 

ABOUT THE ROLE 

As our new Senior Audiologist you will be joining a dedicated and supportive team focused on providing a high quality audiological service to our community. We maintain close working relationships with other health professionals including our ENT consultants, advisors on Deaf Children and our Newborn Hearing Screeners. Our role is suited to someone with specialist clinical knowledge with an ability to work with complex clients and manage their own clinical caseload. You will also have responsibility for providing clinical leadership within the team which assists in developing the clinical capability of others and service innovation and development. 

Our audiologists work closely with ENT, particular as part of an Audiology and ENT Nurse led clinic for children referred for middle ear dysfunction. There is also a departmental interest in developing a multidisciplinary vestibular service. 

Our role can be either part or full time for the right candidate. 

DUTIES 

  • Diagnostic testing for paediatrics and adults 
  • Hearing aid fittings for paediatrics and adults 
  • Supervision and mentoring of new Audiologists 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Clinical audiology experience with paediatrics and adults 
  • NZAS Clinical Certificate of Competency or eligible for fast-track process 
  • NZAS Paediatric Certificates or working towards these 

OUR ORGANISATION 

Hutt Hospital, part of Hutt Valley District Health Board is a busy 270 bed general district hospital, serving a population of around 145,000. We provide most secondary services, as well as being the tertiary centre for regional plastic, maxillofacial and burns services, the regional rheumatology and school dental services and the greater Wellington public health and breast screening services. 

BENEFITS 

We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support. Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use our onsite gym.

HOW TO APPLY 

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website: www.healthyjobs.co.nz

For further information on this role, please email recruitment@huttvalleydhb.org.nz and indicate the vacancy number 8111125A-18 and job title in the subject line.

 

Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 8111125A-18

Location: Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt

Closing Date: Sunday, 9 December 2018