Hearing Instrument Specialist Salary (Canada)
A Hearing Instrument Specialist earns an average salary of C$45,145 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
|Salary||C$35,687 - C$62,046|
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|C$32,038 - C$67,123|
|Hourly Rate||C$14.68 - C$34.99|
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Job Description for Hearing Instrument Specialist
A hearing instrument specialist is responsible for assisting people who suffer from varying degrees of hearing loss. They must provide quality care for patients, including during hearing screenings and fittings for hearing aids and other devices. In addition to ensuring patients' satisfaction, there is often a sales element involved, as the hearing instrument specialist is frequently required to sell hearing devices.Read More...
A hearing instrument specialist has many job duties from sales to conducting screenings to recommending and fitting hearing devices. In all tasks, the specialist must adhere to relevant state and federal laws. They should demonstrate excellent attention to detail, communication skills, and interpersonal skills, as they work directly with patients on a regular basis. Being able to articulate findings and information about equipment is vital to success as well. The typical workday for a hearing instrument specialist is during normal business hours, although in some instances, weekend work is required. They generally work on their own, although they may need to work in a team setting in some instances.
Depending upon individual's state, licensing may be required to be a hearing instrument specialist. At minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent is required for this position, and employers generally look for individuals with a backgrounds in sales and experience fitting hearing aids or other medical devices. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Hearing Instrument Specialist Tasks
- Perform an initial exam, evaluate medical records and physician's referral.
- Keep records and documentation of evaluations and sales.
- Explain options, warranties and usage of hearing aid and care.
- Select and fit patient with hearing aid.
- Assess and measure hearing loss of patient.
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