Offered Salary R466 119 per annum, plus 37% in lieu of service benefits
Reference POST 32/131
Centre Tygerberg Hospital, Parow Valley
Ms J Perold Tel No: (021) 938-4604/5086
Where to submit application
No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
REQUIREMENTS: Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as either an Audiologist and Speech Therapist or an Audiologist. Registration with a professional council: Current registration with the HPCSA as either an Audiologist and Speech Therapist or an Audiologist. Experience: A minimum of 3 years experience as an Audiologist after registration with the HPCSA as either an Audiologist and Speech Therapist or an Audiologist. Inherent requirement of the job: Willingness to work overtime, be involved in student training and research projects at the institution. The applicant should have a valid drivers license and will be required to travel to perform intra-operative tests and school visits and case meetings. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Competency in the assessment and management of children and adult patients with a hearing loss, in particular moderate-severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss. Good management, administrative, supervisory, problem-solving, conflict resolution, interpersonal, organisational and communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Competent in Diagnostic audiology, hearing aid fitting and rehabilitation of children and adults with hearing loss. Interest in performing or cooperating in research projects 103 within the Cochlear Implant Unit. Ability to supervise and teach junior staff members and students. Certificate of Additional Training in Cochlear Implant Mapping and Rehabilitation (HPCSA accredited) (preferred)/ appropriate experience in Cochlear Implant Mapping / willingness to undergo training to obtain Certification once appointed. DUTIES: Manage a clinical caseload within the Cochlear Implant Unit, which includes assessment and management of patients for cochlear implant candidacy, intra?operative and post-operative testing of implant function, programming (mapping) and rehabilitation of cochlear implant patients. Co-operate, train, consult and collaborate with outside agencies and/or professionals. Assist with the management of physical, financial and human resources in the Cochlear Implant Unit and co-ordination of all administrative activities regarding the patients, clinical area and unit. Supervise staff and train under- and post-graduate Audiology students. Undertake and participate in appropriate research and investigations in area of work.
The Application deadline closed.