Newborn Hearing Screener


The Statewide Infant Hearing – Screening (SWIS-H) Program has a vacancy of 5 hours per week. It is a service requirement that you are able to work every Saturday morning. The potential to assist with supporting staff during the week if required would be appreciated, however not essential for this position. 

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Technical Assistant Grade 2
Remuneration: $27.05 - $27.67 per hour
Hours Per Week: 5
Requisition ID: REQ187895

Where you'll be working
The successful applicant will work at either Royal North Shore Hospital or Sydney Adventist Hospital each Saturday, however you may be required to work in any facility within Northern Sydney Local Health District. 

What you'll be doing

The screening of all newborns across the Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) using Automated Auditory Brainstem Response (AABR) equipment. To provide initial and subsequent hearing screening of newborn infants and contact with parents. It entails working in clinical settings that may include a ward/special care nursery or outpatient department. The Screener gathers and accuratley records clinical and screening information relevant to the hearing screening process and communicates the results to parents and appropriate niursing/medical staff. on-site training will be offered to the successful applicants. The Hearing Screening position is part-time.

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  1. Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.

  2. Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience of working in a health setting.

  3. Demonstrated knowledge of newborn hearing screening issues.

  4. Ability to work independently and as a member of multi-disciplinary team.

  5. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement activites.

  6. Demonstrated time management skills and ability to prioritise tasks.

  7. Excellent interpersonal communication skills including computer skills.

  8. Demonstrated problem solving skills.

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For role related queries or questions contact Houda Taleb on ***********@health.nsw.gov.au or 02 94629189

Applications Close: 30 September 2020