Find Out More About Jim
Hidden Hearing, Mullingar & Monaghan
Mr. David Courtney B. Tech, Hearing Aid Audiologist has been with Hidden Hearing since 2008 and is widely recognised in the north east region, Mullingar, Monaghan and Bailieborough as a committed and caring professional in hearing healthcare.
How long are you working with Hidden Hearing ,Mullingar, & Monaghan?
Seven and a half years.
Why did you become an Audiologist?
I had a manufacturing engineering background and felt that audiology / healthcare was a particular area that interested me from a science and career opportunity perspective.
What’s a typical day like for you?
Working mainly in GP’s clinics and Hidden Hearing’s clinics, testing peoples hearing, offering hearing solutions, specifying hearing aids to be manufactured, fitting the hearing aids, conducting follow up checks and service checks on hearing aids. In effect, I could meet from say six to fifteen clients in any one day depending on the mix of work or appointments.
What excites you about your job?
You are constantly meeting people that have a wide variety of hearing loss issues. Providing successful hearing solutions and seeing people experiencing the benefits in their everyday life is very satisfying.
What do you like about Hidden Hearing?
The opportunity to achieve continuous professional development while working throughout my career. Working with a team of committed people across all aspects of hearing healthcare.
What advice would you give to someone who is reluctant to getting a hearing test?
For the vast majority of people, whether they have normal hearing a mild, moderate or severe hearing loss, having a hearing test completed is a very positive experience. The can establish their hearing loss, establish if there is a referable condition to their GP or if they are a suitable candidate for wearing hearing aids. If the conclusion is the latter the client can experience wearing hearing aids on the day of the test and the respective benefit. So people have nothing to lose but everything to gain in terms of the knowledge imparted that could make a significant positive contribution to their everyday lives
What hobbies do you do outside of the day job?
I have coached Gaelic football teams in my club for the past ten years. I am currently coaching officer for my local GAA club. I also have an interest in walking, current affairs and listening to music.
About Hidden Hearing
Hidden Hearing is Ireland’s leading provider of hearing healthcare with a national network of over seventy five branches and clinics.
Over the past 25 years’ across Ireland, we have worked hard to develop a reputation for offering world-class hearing healthcare services and lifelong support for our patients. We combine the latest technology with the highest standards in professional training while conducting over 50,000 free hearing tests each year.