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Diagnostic Audiologist (516550)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - Southern Region
THS - Sth - WA&CS

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Position details

Award/Classification:AH Professional Level 3 Yr 1
Employment Type: Multiple FTE - F/T & P/Tpos
Region: South
Location:Royal Hobart Hosp Liverpool St

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Diagnostic Audiologist vacancy.

The successful applicant will have experience in at least one of the following areas

  • Cochlear implant assessment  and rehabilitation
  • Diagnosis and management of hearing impaired infants
  • Audiological assessment and management of complex children within a multidisciplinary setting

Salary

$88,192 to $98,170 pro-rata per annum

Classification

Allied Health Professional Level 3

Agreement

Allied Health Professional (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2016

Period of Employment

Fixed term part-time day work, working 45.6 hours per fortnight (three days per week - negotiated with the successful applicant) commencing as soon as possible until 30 June 2018.

Location

Statewide Audiology, Hobart

Duties

Working in the role of Diagnostic Audiologist as part of the multidisciplinary Statewide Audiology Service, you will:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Audiology component of the Statewide Cochlear Implant Service and Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS) Program.  This includes:
    • providing cochlear implant assessments and rehabilitation.
    • undertaking infant diagnostic assessments.
    • providing information and advice to clients and their families on the suitability of available treatment options including implantable technology.
  • Provide high level audiological diagnosis and management to adults and children referred to the service.

Essential Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of an appropriate course of study from a recognised tertiary institution.
    * Appropriate Course of Study:  For the purpose of the previous section the “appropriate course of study” is:
    Tertiary qualifications in Audiology and eligibility for full membership of Audiology Australia.  
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:
1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:
a)  Crimes of Violence
b)  Sex Related Offences
c)  Serious Drug Offences
d)  Crimes involving dishonesty
2.  Identification check
3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Current driver’s licence

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Download File 516550 Diagnostic Audiologist HP03 (December 2017) HPRNL WWCT.pdf

Download File 516550 Diagnostic Audiologist HP03 (December 2017) HPRNL WWCT.docx

Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf

Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

You are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties.  Please click the blue Apply Now button to submit your application.

For further information contact

Lee Kethel
Discipline Lead – Statewide Audiology
Phone:  (03) 6166 0108
Email:   lee.kethel@ths.tas.gov.au   

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