Audiologist - Portsmouth

Job Summary:

Band 5/6 Audiologist working within a large and vibrant team of Audiologists, Clinical Scientists, Clinical Assistants and Administration staff.

To independently see a range of patients for audiological assessment and rehabilitation in sites managed by Portsmouth Hospital Trust. Hampshire, working at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth and at acute and community sites in the surrounding area. This role will be working with adults, but will require the ability to test children over 3 on ENT clinics.

  

Key Responsibilities:

1. Independent clinical testing, reporting and decision making for routine adult patients. Including hearing aid assessment, fitting, signposting to supporting agencies, basic tinnitus support, Hearing aid repair and ENT support.

2. With the support of senior staff members, the assessment and rehabilitation of more complex adults including direct referral for MRI, ENT and Audiovestibular medicine. 

3. Day to day management of relevant clinical and administrative functions of the Portsmouth Audiology Service, ensuring the Audiology service maintains the highest possible standards of care; and clinical and management decisions are effectively communicated throughout the audiology service.

4. Involvement in the maintenance of accreditation though involvement in service review and audit.

5. Timely and effective response to telephone, postal and email enquiries from professionals and patients.  

6. Provide appropriate professional advice and to make recommendations to the Head of Service regarding salient issues. Ensure the continued development of the service to the highest possible standards.

 

Clinical skills and experience to appropriate standard of independent practice as supported by or working towards State Registration.

 Qualifications


• PTP or B.Sc in Audiology or equivalent.
• Clinical skills and experience to appropriate standard of independent practice as supported by or working towards State Registration.

 

 

Skills and Knowledge

• Relevant practical knowledge and experience.  Patient handling, counselling and all necessary skills involved in adult working.
• Experience of using all relevant diagnostic, rehabilitative and clinical instrumentation including the fitting and verification of hearing aids.
• Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports
• Ability to develop and maintain record keeping systems and procedures.

 

Experience

• Adult hearing assessment and patient management.
• Hearing aid fitting (with REMs), follow up and repair.
• Audiometry and middle ear analysis to support ENT, including experience with children over 3. 
• Communication with multidisciplinary teams ensuring affective patient management. 

 

We are so grateful for the commitment and focus of our Bank Staff Physiologists, so in return we offer the following advantages:

Flexible working hours
Access to free Bank Partners Core Skills training
Ability to self-book shifts with a weekly pay system
Opportunity to gain valuable NHS experience in chosen specialism
Priority of shifts over all agency workers
Competitive pay
Access to Exec Benefits Portal.

 

Apply now for this fantastic career-progressing opportunity by attaching your CV, and a member of our recruitment team will be in contact with you shortly.

 

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.