Overview

Audiologist (Level 4) – Permanent Full Time Job at Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District – in Wollongong NSW

Job Description

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time, 38 hours per week

Facility: Port Kembla Hospital

Position Classification: Audiologist Level 4

Remuneration: $109,004 – $111,728 per annum

Requisition ID: REQ219366

Applications close: 25 April 2021


An exciting opportunity exists to join Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District as an Audiologist

What You’ll Be Doing

To provide high quality adult and older children audiology assessment and intervention service to the patients, clients and carers of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD), who have complex medical disorders in order to promote optimal health outcomes.

The Level 4 Audiologist

Has a recognised clinical specialty within Adult audiology or a high level of broad generalist knowledge requiring high levels of clinical expertise and knowledge in complex medical disorders of hearing in adults and older children.

Demonstrates advanced reasoning skills and operate autonomously with minimum direct clinical supervision

Provides clinical services to all client groups and circumstances of a complex nature requiring advanced practice skills

Is responsible for the clinical supervision and support of audiology staff working in the service i.e. Level 1 – 3 audiologists and audiometrists

Has consultative role across a broad range of clinical areas in audiology

Conducts clinical research and participate in the provision of clinical in-service education programmes to staff and students

Is responsible for efficient and effective delivery of clinical services, ensuring the unit’s performance is of the highest professional and clinical standard

Provides advice to the Head of Discipline Speech Pathology on clinical service delivery development, practise and redesign.

Provides leadership in planning, implementation, evaluation and reporting on clinical services

Holds a significant leadership position within the department, and will work to develop and maintain a high functioning team that delivers excellent clinical and operational outcomes.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time positions.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with https://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/Pages/doc.aspx?dn=PD2020_017 before employment can commence.

Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#

Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/guide/nswhealth/Pages/apply-for-position.aspx

Selection Criteria:
Must hold a Masters degree in clinical audiology which provides eligibility for full membership of the Audiological Society of Australia, or other qualification deemed equivalent by the employer.

Extensive post graduate clinical experience in managing complex medical Adult audiological caseload.

Demonstrated strong problem solving, time management, and prioritisation skills.

Demonstrated high-level written and verbal communication, and strong computer literacy skills.

Demonstrated experience leading service evaluation and development.

Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a, multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrated ability to provide senior level of supervision to staff and/or student.

Current unrestricted drivers licence and willingness to travel for work purposes.

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For role related queries or questions contact Sue Fitzpatrick on [email protected]

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Company Location:  Wollongong NSW

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