Band 6 Paediatric Audiologist



Band 6 Paediatric Audiologist


Ealing, United Kingdom 

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Job title: Band 6 Paediatric AudiologistSalary: £25.87 per hourLength: On goingLocation: EalingAre you an enthusiastic and passionate individual who is looking to expand and grow your career in Audiology? An excellent locum opportunity is available in the Ealing area for Band 6 Paediatric Audiologist working for a well established NHS trust.You will be working for one of the largest integrated care trusts in the country, bringing together hospital and community services who's vision is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting.The ideal candidate needs to have previous experience working with paediatrics, and this is to be based across two various sites including Ealing and Brent.Your impact and duties:*Work unsupervised whilst performing all standard hearing tests for children following professional standards and protocols.*Assist senior Audiologists in performing advanced audiological procedures.*Take detailed medical and audiological histories, interpret test results and explain these to patients, relatives and carers in an appropriate, empathetic manner, being sensitive to the complex communication difficulties of patients who are Deaf or hard of hearing.*Advise the adult patient on audiological management options and agree a treatment plan with them.*Perform physical examination of the ear and inspection of the ear canal and eardrum using an otoscope. *Recognise referable ear conditions using clinical judgement and procedural guidelines.*Take a specialised and accurate ear impression by syringing dedicated earmould material into the ear canal in accordance with procedural guidelines. This will require effective communication with and the co-operation of the patient.*Select and fit analogue and digital signal processing hearing aids using computer based programming software in accordance with protocols.*Verify hearing aid fitting using highly skilled real ear measurements. This involves the insertion of probe tubes deep into the patient's ear canal to within 3mm of the eardrum. This will require effective communication with and the co-operation of the patient.*Instruct and guide the patient in operation and maintenance of the hearing aid, adapting the instructions and approach to accommodate the patient's communication and physical difficulties.Education and Qualifications:*HCPC Registered*BSC or MSc in AudiologyExperience and Knowledge:*Relevant experience working with paediatrics*NHS experienceIf you are committed to delivering excellent Audiology and would like to work for an organisation that values its staff, patients and consultants, we would like to hear from you, to find out more or to enquire about any other opportunities we may have available please get in touch with the team today on (Apply online only)
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