October 23, 2022

CHIEF AUDIOLOGIST: GRADE 1

CENTRE : Tygerberg Hospital, Parow Valley


REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate qualification that allows
registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as
either an Audiologist or a Speech therapist and Audiologist. Registration with
a professional council: Current registration with the HPCSA as either an
Audiologist or a Speech Therapist and Audiologist. Experience: A minimum of
3 years appropriate clinical experience as an Audiologist after registration with
the HPCSA as an independent practitioner. Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Knowledge of and competency in procedures for the identification, diagnostic
assessment and management of hearing loss in adults and children, as
appropriate for an academic, multidisciplinary hospital setting. Knowledge of
and competency in specialised diagnostic procedures, including
electrophysiological testing Good management, administrative, problem-
solving, conflict resolution, interpersonal, organisational and communication
skills. Experience in human resource management and supervision/teaching
of junior staff members and students .Fluency in at least two of the three official
languages of the Western Cape.


DUTIES : Assessment and management of in- and out-patients (adult and paediatric)
with hearing disorders. Departmental and personal administration. Assist with
initiation, implementation and reviewing of clinical protocols and policies. Assist
in planning and management of a comprehensive tertiary level audiology
service. Assist with management of physical, financial and human resources.
Training and supervision of staff and students within allocated area of
responsibility. Interdepartmental liaison to ensure effective multidisciplinary
service delivery. Continuing professional development of self and others.
Undertake and participate in appropriate research and investigations in area of
work.


ENQUIRIES : Ms J Birkenstock Tel No: (021) 938-4825/4817;
jenny.birkenstock@westerncape.gov.za


APPLICATIONS : Applicants apply online: www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online
applications”)

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