Clinical Specialist Audiologist

Location

CHI @ Crumlin

Duration of Post

Permanent

Campaign Reference

146730

Closing Date

4th October 2022

Purpose of the Role:

The Clinical Specialist Audiologist will have a pivotal role in the co-ordination and delivery of Audiology activities within CHI at Crumlin and will be involved in the development of a national paediatric vestibular service.

Essential Criteria:

1. Statutory Registration, Professional Qualifications, Experience, etc

  • (A) (i) Hold the two year full time MSc in Audiology awarded by the National University of Ireland, University College Cork at Level 9 on the Quality and Qualifications of Ireland (QQI) framework, which includes a licence to practice clinical audiology in Ireland or,
  • (ii) Hold an equivalent qualification in Audiology awarded in another jurisdiction validated by the Department of Health (An Roinn Slainte) (See Note 1* below) or, 
  • (B) Hold the BSc (Hons) in Audiology awarded by Athlone Institute of Technology awarded in 2016 only, at Level 8 on the Quality and Qualifications of Ireland (QQI) framework or, 
  • (C) Candidates currently working as an Audiologist or Audiological Scientist within the Irish Health System must hold:
  • (a) a qualification equivalent to (A) above or, 
  • (b) The British Association of Audiologists Examinations Parts 1 & 2 (or its predecessor) or,
  • (c) A qualification equivalent to (C) (a) or (b).
  • Candidates must provide evidence of audiological competence relevant to the scope of practice required for the role. (See Note 2* below).
  • Candidates who did not complete the required studies through the medium of English must demonstrate their proficiency in the English language through the submission of certification from the International English Language Testing System [IES TS].  An overall score of 7.00 is required with a minimum of Reading 6.5, Writing 7, Listening 6.5, and Speaking 7.
  • Candidates must have 5 years’ full time (or equivalent) years post qualification paediatric clinical experience to include: independently leading Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA) and Auditory Brainstem Response assessments
  • Candidates must demonstrate achievement in the areas of clinical audit, quality improvement initiatives, practice development, teaching and research.
  • Candidates must possess the requisite audiological competency, professional knowledge experience, and ability (including a high standard of suitability and administrative ability) for the proper discharge of the duties of the office.
  • Candidates as an autonomous or lead practitioner must have experience in performing, interpreting the results of and reporting on: Auditory Brainstem Response testing and Visual Reinforcement Audiometry assessments.

*Note 1: In addition to this requirement, documentation should be provided to indicate that the qualification entitles the candidate to practise as an audiologist in the country where they qualified

*Note 2:  Certified evidence of clinical competency may take the form of formal certification (e.g. CCC, CAC etc) or formal written statements from reliable clinical or academic sources confirming competence in one or more areas of practice.

How to Apply & Informal Enquiries:

* Please note that you must submit a cover letter with your CV, this forms part of your application and CV’s will not be accepted without a detailed cover letter.

Please click here for a copy of the job description for this post. 

The closing date for submissions of CV’s and letter of application is Tuesday 4th October 2022 by 5pm.  Applications must be completed through the advertised post on CHI.jobs by clicking ‘Apply for Job’.

Applications will not be accepted through direct email or any other method.

For informal enquiries for this specialty/department, please contact Martin Cromb at martin.cromb@cuh.ie.

For other queries relating to this recruitment process, please contact; Sharon Mannion, HR Recruitment Specialist, sharon.mannion@nchg.ie.  

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CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns

CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Access to first-rate postgraduate programmes/Educational Assistance
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns