Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Mar 19, 2019Full time
The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA. The Audiology Unit has approximately 2,000 encounters a year (approximately 7 encounters per Audiologist per day). Patients of the Audiology Department may access services directly or may be referred by physicians, public health nurses, teachers, parents, social workers, etc. The Audiologist provides direct care (i.e assessments, diagnosis, intervention, etc.), monitors the delivery of treatment delegated to the client, family and/or school staff and acts as an educational resource to clients, family, school staff, and other health care professionals, etc. in various locations that include but are not limited to; the hospital, community health centers, the workplace, schools, etc. The incumbent will design and implement (deliver directly or monitor the delivery of) programs, research, educational material and deliver workshops on topics related to hearing difficulties. Unlike Audiologists in southern institutions the incumbent must have advanced knowledge in all areas of audiology as opposed to a specialization in one area. This positions requires the successful completion of a Master's degree in Audiology. Salary range for this position is $87,263 - $104,208 plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.