Canadian Hearing Services (CHS) has an opening for a Hearing Instrument Specialist (HIS), based in Hamilton, to join our provincial network of hearing health professionals. Reporting to the Manager, Hearing Healthcare Operations, the HIS will be responsible for assessing hearing plus recommending and dispensing hearing aids and other amplification accessories and devices to clients.
This is a permanent, full-time position working Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The ideal candidate must have an advanced diploma from a Hearing Instrument Specialist college program, is a member of the Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario (AHIP) in good standing and is an authorizer with the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) of Ontario. You can also handle a busy clinical environment with the ability to manage a varied workload with competing priorities and deadlines.
Since you will also provide education and counseling services for people experiencing hearing loss, you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and are proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Internet and electronic clinical management, and NOAH software.
Canadian Hearing Services (“CHS”) is the leading provider of services and products that enable Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to overcome barriers to participation. It is the largest and only Accredited organization of its kind in North America. Building on its 82-year history following a remarkable and ambitious turnaround, CHS is a modern, progressive and professional organization well-positioned for growth both nationally and internationally. In 2021, CHS achieved Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada making it the first national organization serving Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to earn this distinction.
CHS requires you to be legally eligible for employment in Canada (Proof of legal ability to work in Canada will be required if a contingent offer of employment is made.)
Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), CHS will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.
CANADIAN HEARING SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION HIRING PROCESS FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING APPLICANTS.