Position: Infant Hearing Screener - Casual
File Number: 2020-16400
Site: Mississauga Hospital-With the ability to provide coverage cross sites.
Dept. /Program: Women’s and Children’s Program
Posted: February 20, 2020
Internal Deadline: February 27,2020
Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community
When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.
At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!
Responsible and accountable for decisions and actions in the provision of infant hearing screening, parent support and education, and other duties as required
Liaise daily with the Central West Infant Hearing Program regarding follow up assessments, referrals, and equipment maintenance, repair and replacement as well as ordering of supplies
Embrace and provide care based on the philosophy of family centred care
Familiarity with Meditech system
Ability to conduct hearing screening and testing of inpatient neonates on the Mother Baby Unit and in the Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery
Post-secondary education combined with previous experience in a health care environment required
Previous related technical experience and a natural ability to conduct hearing screening inpatient testing to newborn babies is an asset
Background training and experience in audiology, audiology assistance, speech-language therapy, or speech-language therapy assistance an asset.
Comfort with and ability to handle newborn babies
Compassionate individual with the ability to respond to new mom’s concerns and/or worried parents when explaining results of testing
Willingness to consider and accommodate the needs of the parents taking into consideration the diversity of the parents cultures, religions and background
Demonstrated initiative and commitment to learning new skills
Sound judgment, effective decision making and problem solving when identifying the need for further assessment and/or follow up
Strong organizational skills combined with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
Reliable and flexible individual to work as part of a diverse work team
Ability to problem solve independently
Commitment to working cooperatively with all relevant internal and/or external partners and/or government agencies
Familiarity and understanding of hospital and departmental protocols and/or standards of practice for infant hearing screening
A positive work and attendance record is essential
Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.
We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.