Are you an Audiologist looking for new practice opportunities and an expanded scope of practice? Are you looking for a truly rewarding job that offers one of the best compensation packages in Canada and an excellent work / life balance? Are you interested in working in a place just minutes away from gorgeous wilderness and outdoor adventures? Then a job as an Audiologist in the Northwest Territories may be the perfect fit for you!
Why the Northwest Territories?
Located above the 60th parallel, the Northwest Territories awaits with seemingly endless lakes and unmatched vistas. The opportunities available in these communities are perfect for the outdoors enthusiast looking for adventure and to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. With summer just around the corner, northerners are eagerly anticipating all the wonders a Northwest Territories summer has to offer, such as the glorious midnight sun and outdoor adventures including hiking, canoeing, camping, fishing, and exploring the hundreds of easily accessible lakes and rivers.
About the Work
This position is located in the Inuvik Regional Hospital (IRH), which is a 51 bed, accredited facility serving the town of Inuvik and 12 outlying communities serviced by the Northwest Territories Health and Social Service Authority (NTHSSA) Beaufort Delta and Sahtu regions.
Reporting directly to the Rehabilitation Supervisor/Physiotherapist, the incumbent independently provides diagnostic, intervention, preventative, educational, counselling and referral services to in and out-patients, ranging from pediatric to geriatric, that suffer from hearing difficulties. The Audiologist is part of the Rehabilitation Services Department which consists of 2 Physiotherapists, 3 Occupational Therapists, 3 Speech Language Pathologists, an Audiologist, 2 Rehabilitation Assistants, and a Child Development Team Coordinator.
This position requires the successful completion of a Master’s Degree in Audiology. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years work experience. The incumbent must maintain their certification as a member of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada.
What are the Benefits?
In addition to highly competitive salaries, the Northwest Territories offers a Northern Living Allowance ($15,279 for Inuvik), health and dental benefits, a generous pension plan, and outstanding leave benefits including deferred leave options. On top of that, we offer relocation assistance, along with professional development opportunities, and education support. The Government of the Northwest Territories is also recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2019) and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2018).
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The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority is responsible for the design and delivery of health and social services to ensure that the residents in the Northwest Territories have the best health, best care, for a better future.