19 Apr

Newborn Hearing Screener Jobs Vacancy in Capital Coast District Health Board Wellington Wellington Central

Newborn Hearing Screener
Capital Coast District Health Board Wellington
Wellington Central WGN
19 Apr, 2018 30+ days ago

Capital Coast District Health Board Wellington Wellington Central urgently required following position for Newborn Hearing Screener. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Newborn Hearing Screener Jobs Vacancy in Capital Coast District Health Board Wellington Wellington Central Jobs Details:

Newborn Hearing Screener

  • Closes 07 May 2018
  • Posted 20 Apr 2018


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has the equivalent of around 4,300 full time staff, making us a major employer in the Wellington region. We are also the leading provider of a number of specialist services, including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care, and specialised mental health services, for the upper South and lower North Islands, a population of about 900,000 people. Our DHB has an annual budget of more than $1 billion, which we use to deliver health services directly and contract external providers to provide care, such as general practices, rest homes and pharmacists.

Wellington is New Zealand's capital. It is a "foodies" paradise, cultural art-loving harbour city, and a place you quickly begin to call home. Wellington has been named the best place to live in the world by Deutsche Bank's 2017 study of 47 cities globally ranked. According to Deutsche Bank, it is also officially the city with the world's highest quality of life and has the least pollution of any city ranked.


The role will be to conduct newborn hearing screening for babies within Capital & Coast DHB as part of the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Early Intervention Programme. Babies are screened within the hospital and in the community.

The applicant will either be an experienced qualified Newborn Hearing Screener with a National Certificate in Health, Disability, and Aged Support (Newborn Hearing Screening) or have previous experience in a health or education setting and be keen to gain the qualification.


The screener role spans:

  • Identifying babies to be screened
  • Obtaining informed consent
  • Screening babies according to UNHSEIP protocols
  • Communicating results to parents/guardians
  • Referring babies to Audiology if required
  • Tracking babies to ensure screening is completed
  • Collecting and managing screening data.


The successful applicant will have:

  • Competence in handling and caring for young babies.
  • A full, clean drivers licence.
  • Computer skills including data entry.
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under direction or independently.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy and initiative.


Capability development is a high priority for CCDHB. Professional development opportunities are a given, as well as the ability to upskill and to take on other roles. People and their skills are highly valued at CCDHB.

Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, access to a cost-effective gym including exercise classes and use of two low-cost holiday homes at Taupo.


Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

Applications close on 7th May 2018. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email recruitment@ccdhb.org.nz and please indicate the vacancy number (AH053-18) and job title in the subject line.

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