Jason Searle, our resident optom blogger shares his advice for building your professional contacts…
As you approach the end of your studies, you may be considering working as a locum rather than an employed audiologist. Here at Prospect Health we work with a variety of people who for various reasons choose to work in the field of audiology either as a locum or an employee.
It’s easy enough to say that we are ‘all things ears’ but what does that actually entail? Audiology covers a range of diagnostic and rehabilitative work with both hearing and balance, across all ages. This means that a clinician in audiology could be working with adults, children, new born babies, the elderly and everyone in between.
Looking for your first job as a vet is both an exciting and daunting experience. You hear all the horror stories about nightmare jobs but how do you tell apart the good from the bad and ugly?
You’ve graduated with a degree in Audiology, what now?
I honestly cannot believe I am already past my first 6 months at work! The year below me at vet school are currently preparing for their finals which seems crazy! Will I not always be the newbie?!
IVIS Website – a great resource, full of useful veterinary resources from around the world
I’ll be the first to say it – I hate calling the people that require my service a customer. From a healthcare background prior to optometry, I do think that the right term should be “a patient”. That said, there is a lot to be said for commercial terminology and the reason good “customer service” can improve the care and the experience your patient receives. For this blog, I take a look at how great customer service can help you be the best optometrist that you can be.
One of the biggest decisions you will have to make when choosing your next career step upon qualification is “where do I want to work?”
It’s no secret that General Practice is under immense pressure and there aren’t yet enough GPs available to meet the demands of a growing, ageing population.