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Audiologist/Hearing Aid Dispenser

Job Title: Audiologist/Hearing Aid Dispenser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow
Industry:
Salary: £24K + Car allowance + OTE £60K
REF: KH/AUD
Contact Name: Kay Hamilton - Managing Consultant
Contact Email: kay.hamilton@hrgo.co.uk
Job Published: almost 3 years ago

Job Description

Our client are a reputable and well respected hearing specialist based in Glasgow city centre. They are currently entering into an exciting period of expansion and are looking for a driven and tenacious Audiologist who can help drive and grow their business. Our client offer first class clinical services with top of the range equipment and customer service; they need a new staff member who can comfortably fit into this ethos and help develop and grow their already thriving business

Job Summary

• To provide diagnostic Audiology and rehabilitation services to patients.
• To follow best practice principles with which are set by The Hearing Clinic Patient journey
• To maintain effective means of communication at all times.
• To be competent in all areas of dispensing and patient aftercare.
• To be competent in the management of information, including daily company reports and information technologies.
• To operate in line with company policies, procedures and current legislation at all times.
• To commit to the company belief of providing the highest levels of service and aftercare to all patients.
• To liaise with other healthcare professionals where necessary to ensure that all patients are provided with the best advice.

Must be HCPC registered and have more than 2 years’ experience with patients.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

To manage the diagnostic and rehabilitative journey for patients with hearing loss and associated communication difficulties within their own homes or at one of our centres.

Clinical responsibilities

Core Diagnostics

• Case History taking
• Otoscopy
• Medical referrals
• Audiometry to BSA guidelines
• Tinnitus evaluation and assessment
• Taking Aural impressions and selection of appropriate ear fittings
• Selection, demonstration and programming/fitting of hearing instruments/Tinnitus devices
• Follow best practice principles with which are set by The Hearing Clinic Patient journey

Additional Diagnostics where required

• Provide ear care and wax removal where required (when appropriate training has been provided)
• Tests for non-organic hearing loss
• Testing for Noise Induced Hearing Loss
• Diagnostic testing for differential diagnosis of cochlear/retro-cochlear hearing loss.
• Use of Real Ear Measurement equipment including Live Speech Mapping to validate and verify hearing instrument fittings.
• Provide education and training for other healthcare professionals and support staff.
 

Professional Responsibilities

• To meet the appropriate level of expertise to maintain registration with the HCPC as a Hearing Aid Dispenser.
• To demonstrate the ability to reflect on your own practices with peers and management and to identify own strengths, development and training needs.
• To be responsible for own professional actions boundaries and when to seek advice.
• To contribute as part of a team and be willing to discuss patient needs with others.
• To be responsible for maintaining your own CPD records in a form acceptable to the HCPC.

Main Benefits include

• Working with a recognised and trusted company
• Working with patients who have responded to honest and ethical advertising.
• 20 days holiday entitlement per year (plus all statutory Holidays)
• Fully expensed car
• Fuel allowance or fuel card
• The Latest dispensing equipment including a PC based clinical audiometer
• High specification Laptop
• All business expenses