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Requisition ID: 340846  

HR Posting Number: AH-23-051

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Portage la Prairie

Site: Southern Health-Santé Sud

Work Location: Portage District General Hospital

Department / Unit: Rehabilitation Services  

Posting Category: Clinical  

Union: MGEU

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.0  

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Annual Base Hours: 1885

Salary: $43.476, $45.301, $47.042, $48.792, $50.654, $52.689, $54.740 


Recruiter Contact Info: Angel Unrau, Recruiter

Phone: 204-599-4027  

Email: #LI-AU1


Healthier people. Healthier communities. Thriving together.

Is this a vision you can see yourself supporting through your expertise and passion for audiology? If so, we invite you to apply today! We have an opening for an Audiologist at Portage District General Hospital (PDGH), part of Southern Health-Santé Sud, a regional health authority located in rural, picturesque southern Manitoba. In this full-time, permanent role, working primarily with pediatric clients, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • work autonomously while collaborating with a talented inter-disciplinary team
  • work in partnership with a regional group in development of a proposal to provide local services related to central auditory processing
  • direct the work of Audiology Assistants and oversee the Universal Newborn Hearing screening program within the PDGH site and surrounding area
  • anticipate working in a new Children and Youth rehabilitation space, with a new hospital slated for opening in 2025

The successful candidate for this role will benefit from a Monday through Friday schedule, 15 days of vacation after the first year, a comprehensive health, dental, and pension benefits package, professional development support and other incentives, e.g., relocation reimbursement, final-year master’s program incentive bonus.

Portage La Prairie - “the City of Possibilities” - is located approximately 75 minutes west of Winnipeg and just a short drive to Lake Manitoba’s Delta Beach. Home to Island Park and Crescent Lake, you’ll enjoy numerous walking and biking trails, as well as Splash Island Water Park, a community favorite in the summer months. With numerous music and recreation events throughout the year, great places to shop and eat, charming museums and points of interest, there’s always something to do in “Portage”, as the locals call it. This area boasts some of the lowest cost of living in our already very affordable province!

Position Overview

Reporting to the Client Services Manager - Rehabilitation Services, the Audiologist operates with a high degree of independence as a member of a multidisciplinary Rehabilitation Team. The incumbent plans, delivers, and evaluates hearing services for the infant, preschool, school and adult populations, and in addition, provides consultative public / parent / caregiver education and training services. 



  • Previous experience in the field of Audiology preferred


Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Master’s Degree in Audiology from an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Active registration with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Manitoba
  • Eligibility for membership in Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Qualifications and Skills

  • Skilled ability in the assessment, identification, and treatment of clients of varying ages and with diverse diagnoses
  • Strong organizational, decision-making, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent English language proficiency, both written and verbal

Physical Requirements

  • Must be in good physical and mental health and be able to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time without resting.
  • Must be able to work under stress and time constraints.

Southern Health-Santé Sud, in partnership with the Indigenous community, is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous people within all levels of our workforce. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as being of Indigenous descent in their cover letter/application.

Completes and maintains Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

All Health Care Workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with Southern Health-Santé Sud policy.

Please include three work-related references with your job application from persons who are not related to you but have direct knowledge of your current and past work performance.

Consistent with the French Language Services Policy of the Government of Manitoba and Southern Health-Santé Sud’s FLS Policy, we are committed to offering services in English and French in designated program/service areas serving French-speaking communities within Southern Health-Santé Sud. If no candidates satisfy the bilingual qualification, candidates meeting all other qualifications may be considered for this position.

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