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We are seeking a Permanent Part Time Audiometric Technician at Kamloops Public Health Unit in Kamloops, BC.
Days of work: Rotating, Monday to Thursday, Sunday to Thursday, Days
Shift times: 08:30 to 16:30, 08:30 to 12:00
What we offer:
• Employee & Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Employer paid vacation-Medical Services Plan
• Employer paid insurance premiums
• Extended health & dental coverage
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Work-life balance
What will you work on?
Under the general direction and supervision of the site Pediatric Audiologist, the Audiometric Technician provides clinical, technical, financial and administrative services to support the delivery of clinical care primarily to children and vulnerable adults who may be at risk of, or who have a hearing loss.
Typical Duties and/or Responsibilities:
• Conducts general Audiometric tests using equipment such as audiometers, hearing aid analyzers and sound level meters.
• Instructs clients/families on procedures, records test results, and discusses test results with the Pediatric Audiologist.
• Performs the physical fitting and modifications of custom hearing aids and couplers/earmolds. Takes ear impressions of clients and orders earmolds/acoustic couplers and checks them for accuracy.
• Provides client care and support and client follow up.
• Maintains function of auditory equipment. Maintains supply of auditory equipment/
• Provides program and community support by preparing presentation materials; presenting educational sessions and information to caregivers, staff, School District staff, participants at Health Fairs/Baby Talk etc, outside agencies and the public.
• Participates in audiometric screening activities in clinical and community settings.
• Performs financial transactions and maintains petty cash account.
• Performs administrative support duties.
Where are we located?
Proud to be Canada’s Tournament Capital, the city of Kamloops is situated in the heart of the southern interior at the meeting of the North and South Thompson Rivers. Kamloops is the 3rd largest city outside the Lower Mainland and is the centre of commercial trade and services for the region.
Recreation and culture
Residents enjoy a lively professional arts scene that offers up a variety of galleries, the symphony, and a number of live theaters, modern shops, excellent parks and multi-use trails, world class ski and golf resorts, top recreational facilities as well as an endless choice of water sports and fishing lakes. Kamloops is home to some of the best mountain biking in North America and the renowned four season resort Sun Peaks is only 45 minutes away. Blue skies, endless sunshine, one thousand lakes and spectacular landscapes make the Kamloops region the natural place to work and play.
• Post secondary diploma in a health or social services field and one year recent related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current valid Driver’s License.
• Previous experience with the BC Early Hearing Program is an asset.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
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