Summary Hearing Instrument Practitioner Assistant near Vancouver (BC)

Find key facts and figures about working as a hearing instrument practitioner assistant. The following information is applicable to all Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment (NOC 3237).

Description

Other technical workers in therapy and assessment perform various technical therapy and assessment functions. Some may assist professionals such as audiologists, speech-language pathologists, ophthalmologists, physiotherapists and occupational therapists. They are employed in hospitals, clinics, extended care facilities, rehabilitation centres, educational institutions and in the private practices of the professionals they assist.

Skills

  • Carry out treatment programs, under the direction of physiotherapists and/or occupational therapists, to rehabilitate patients with various injuries or disabilities
  • Examine adult clients to assess hearing loss, recommend type of hearing instrument, take earmold impressions and perform follow-up examinations and readjustments
  • Administer tests using equipment, instruct patients on test procedures and record results, and monitor, check and calibrate auditory equipment
  • Assist during assessment of patients and carry out treatment programs and develop materials for use with patients
  • Operate ophthalmic testing and measuring instruments, record test results and administer eye drops, ointments and medications as directed by ophthalmologists

Wages

$24.55/hour

Median wage in Lower Mainland–Southwest Region

View wages about Wages

Outlook

Good

The job outlook is good in Lower Mainland–Southwest Region

View outlook about Outlook

Requirements

College or apprenticeship

College education or apprenticeship training usually required

View job requirements about Job requirements

Jobs

5 jobs

advertised near Vancouver (BC)

View available jobs about Jobs

Report a problem on this page
Date modified: