Position Details
Reference Number 32867
Position Title Newborn Hearing Screener - Werribee
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location Other
Position Summary

The Victorian Infant Hearing Screening Program is looking for a Hearing Screener based in Werribee to conduct Newborn Hearing Screening.

  • Part-time Fixed Term to 02/2019
  • 18.5 hours per fortnight
  • $26.16 per hour (additional allowances may apply)
  • Fabulous employee benefits


The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:

This role is for a Hearing Screener with the Victorian Infant Hearing Screening Program. The successful candidate will be employed for 18.5 hours per fortnight by The Royal Children's Hospital to conduct newborn hearing screening. This position will include weekend work and additional hours to provide leave cover.  The successful candidate may be asked to provide shift cover on short notice and may be required to travel between hospitals.


Responsibilities of the role:

• Carrying out hearing screens on newborn babies following VIHSP protocols and procedures;

• Communicating accurately and sensitively with parents;

• Keeping accurate records of screen results including computer data entry


To be successful in this role you will have:

• Excellent interpersonal skills, good oral and written communication skills and professional demeanour;

• High attention to detail;

• Excellent organisational, time management and prioritising skills


You are expected to be available for staff meetings and professional development sessions.


Why work at the RCH?

That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all members of the LGBTQI community.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact Person Aneta Srbinovski
Contact Number 0432 753 864
Closing Date 23/01/2019
Position Description POS DESC SCREENER ADMIN FINAL 201805.pdf
Additional Document 1 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Hearing Screener_Admin Assi.pdf