Audiologist Job Description Sample
Provide assessment, treatment, consultation and training to children with hearing loss and their families, and provide consultation and education to other professionals and non-professionals. Applies the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate interactions with staff, patients and families of all ages.
Required Education/Experience: Masters, Au.D. or Ph.D. in Audiology from an accredited university training program.
Required Credentials: Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech. Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). WA State License in Audiology.
Preferred: Pediatric hospital experience.
Expertise in Cochlear Implants, Hearing aids and FM systems. Knowledge of Sign Language.
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This Audiologist position is located in the Sensory & Rehabilitation Service and is not a bargaining unit position. This is a permanent, full-time position.
Conducts, plans, and coordinates all clinical and administrative aspects of a full range of services associated with contemporary audiology practice.
Evaluates and treats patients for the selection and fitting of hearing aids and other amplification systems and devices.
Conducts compensation and pension examinations.
Administers the full range of special audiological procedures for a diverse range of disease conditions [site of lesions tests, Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR), Electronystagmography (ENG), and Videonystamography (VNG)] for the purpose of differential diagnosis of auditory and balance disorders.
Participates in research activities pertinent to clinical audiology and clinical research data.
Conducts, plans, and coordinates auditory (aural) rehabilitation, tinnitus, and/or vestibular rehabilitation programs for patients.
Serves as a consultant to other facility personnel involving the most difficult and complex cases, and is a recognized subject matter expert on matters related to hearing, tinnitus, and balance disorders.
Assists with supervising, evaluating, and mentoring student trainees in audiology and maintained a liaison with affiliated colleges and universities.
Performs maintenance and calibration of the specialized electro-acoustic instrumentation.
Designs, monitors, and conducts a comprehensive hearing conservation program for employees at risk for noise exposure. A copy of the functional statement for this position can be made available upon request, after the closing date of vacancy announcement.
Work Schedule: The work schedule will be determined based on the needs of the Medical Center.
The Providence VA Medical Center is an acute care facility operating 24 hours a day 7 days a week. While most tours of duty are scheduled during the day, the possibility of working evenings, nights and weekends does exist. Shift changes will be considered based on patient and facility needs.
Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not available.
Telework: Not available.
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Must pass a pre-employment physical examination
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
The work requires no special physical demands. It may involve some walking, standing, bending, or carrying of light items. Some travel may be required between the Station's Audiology clinics for meetings, trainings and clinical staffing coverage.
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
English Language Proficiency: Must be proficient in spoken and written English.
Education: Master's degree or its equivalent in audiology or hearing science from an accredited college or university is required. ["Accredited" means a college or university accredited by a regional accreditation organization and an audiology program recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) and/or the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).] Must submit a copy of transcript(s).
Licensure: Must hold a full, current, and unrestricted license in a State, Territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia.
Note: Non-licensed audiologists who otherwise meet the eligibility requirements for licensure may be given a temporary appointment as a graduate audiologist under the authority of 38 U.S.C. § 7405(c). Failure to obtain licensure during appointment as a graduate audiologist is justification for termination of the temporary appointment. Individuals appointed as graduate audiologists may not be promoted to the GS-12 level without being fully licensed. This may result in termination of employment.
Education and Experience: Must have at least one (1) year of professional experience as an audiologist equivalent to the next lower level (GS-9); or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a doctoral degree; or doctoral degree in audiology, hearing science, or a directly related field. Must submit a copy of transcript(s).
In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of contemporary audiology practice.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, acoustics, applied acoustics, communication, psychoacoustics, and auditory/vestibular pathophysiology.
Knowledge of principles and techniques in the assessment and treatment of auditory and balance disorders.
Ability to perform functions associated with contemporary audiology scope of practice.
Ability to interact with patients, families, and other health care professionals
Experience: In addition to the requirements at the GS-11 level, must have at least one (1) year of professional experience comparable to the next lower level (GS-11) and possession of a full, current and unrestricted license to practice audiology.
In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to develop coherent treatment strategies.
Knowledge of clinical services, and the ability to perform them independently.
Ability to conduct assessments and provide treatment interventions.
Ability to provide consultation to other health care professionals.
Knowledge of contemporary audiology practice.
Ability to perform functions associated with contemporary audiology scope of practice. Preferred Experience: Advanced diagnostic and vestibular experience.
References: This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-12. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-11 to GS-12.
IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
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May be subject to satisfactory completion of our credentialing process.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
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NOTE: The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's education and experience and recommend the grade and salary at which the candidate will be placed. For internal selectees eligible for promotion, the board will determine grade and HR will determine step in accordance with policy.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Background checks and security clearance
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
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The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).
Copy of licensure
Other Veterans Document
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Reporting to the Manager of the INI Diagnostic Center and according to established protocol, policies and procedures, performs services including evaluation, diagnosing, treatment and management of patients with hearing and/or balance dysfunction referred by a medical doctor or self. In doing so, determines the most likely site of damage to the auditory/vestibular system and anticipates the degree of social disability resulting from damage/loss.
Predicts potential benefits to patients for hearing aid use and/or special training. Counsels and educates patients and families in habilitative or rehabilitative practices, monitors patients' progress and maintains clinical records according to established procedures. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served.
SIGN ON BONUS ELIGIBLE
The job incumbent is required to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit(s). This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served.
Work requires professional level of knowledge of anatomy and physiology, auditory electrophysiology, cochlear implants, psychology, sociology, acoustics and phonetics at a level normally acquired through completion of a Doctoral degree in Audiology.
Current state license as an Audiologist, state license for hearing aid dispensing, certificate of clinical competence from ASHA and a Doctoral degree in Audiology are required.
Work requires approximately 6 to 12 months on the job experience necessary in order to gain full knowledge of audiological testing techniques and objectives in order to be able to develop and administer treatment programs.
Work requires the interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with patients and families when conducting tests, providing treatment and with physicians, speech and language pathologists and other closely related clinical professionals when gathering and exchanging patient information.
Work requires analytical ability to administer and evaluate standardized audiological tests, evaluate results, develop treatment plans, monitor patients' progress, and troubleshoot amplification devices.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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Responsible for all Audiology Testing in the UMG Greenville ENT Facility. Responsible for the Diagnostic Testing on ENT Patients to determine extent of hearing capability or disability. Also Assist with the Documentation and Patient Interaction with Regards to Diagnostic Testing, Assessment and Plan. Complete Documentation and Proper Encounter Forms to assure Correct and Prompt billings.
This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.
No Previous Experience
LICENSED AUDIOLOGIST - C050
Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)
Au.D South Carolina state board of Labor, Licensing, and Regulations
In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements
Other Required Experience
Fellows of the American Academy of Audiology
Position Posting Category
I. JOB OVERVIEW
Job Description Summary:
The George Washington University Columbian College of Arts and Sciences is the oldest and largest of the university's academic units, providing the foundation for GW's commitment to the liberal arts and a broad education for all students. The college encompasses 42 academic departments and programs for undergraduate, graduate and professional studies, and 28 research centers and institutes. An internationally recognized faculty and active partnerships with prestigious research institutions place Columbian College at the forefront in advancing policy, enhancing culture and transforming lives through research and discovery.
The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences provides undergraduate and graduate programs focused on engaging students in the acquisition and application of knowledge of human communication and its disorders. Whether learning about communication sciences or the relationship between language and society, students studying speech and hearing sciences receive in-depth knowledge of all aspects of communication, including the consequences of speech and hearing challenges on individuals and society and the treatment of communication impairments.
The Department of Speech and Hearing Science at The George Washington University is seeking to fill a full time Audiologist position reporting to the Clinic Director. This position will be responsible for the supervision of graduate students at the Speech and Hearing Center's clinic, an on-campus, out-patient facility as well as at off-campus facilities. Hours will be flexible, with some early evening hours needed.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Audiologist will be responsible for providing diagnostic and (re)habilitative audiology services to clients of all ages. This includes but is not limited to: audiology diagnostics, hearing aid fittings/servicing, real-ear measures and cochlear implant mapping.
Responsible for observing students providing diagnostic and therapeutic services to clients, evaluating student performance and clinical writings, providing performance feedback to students.
Meeting with clients and/or families as necessary, attending faculty/staff meetings, providing input on student grades, and other various clinic duties.
Performs other work-related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position
Qualified candidates will hold a Master's degree in Audiology, plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a doctoral degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.
Qualified candidates must also have a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech Hearing Association, and be licensed in DC. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific
Masters or AuD in Audiology, DC license
Minimum of two years of experience
ASHA Certified of Clinical Competence (CCC)
II. JOB DETAILS
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.
College/School/Department: Columbian College of Arts & Sciences (CCAS) Family Health Services Sub-Family Audiology Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Hours Per Week Work Schedule:
Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work.
Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only?
No Posting Number: S006935 Job Open Date: 01/19/2018 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Minimum of Six Months Experience Required
Reporting to the Audiology Management Coordinator provides differential diagnosis of auditory function for clients, birth to 21 years of age. Coordinates therapeutic and educational interventions for clients.
Education: Masters degree or AuD in Audiology
Experience: Previous proven experience in pediatric Audiology (minimum 6 months, 2 - 3 years preferred). Hands on experience with electrophysiological techniques.
Required certification/Licensure: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-A) from ASHA, and the California State Audiology License.
. Thorough knowledge of pediatric Audiology and child development issues.
Skills/Abilities: Skilled in the accurate assessment of auditory function of infants, preschoolers and difficult to test children.
Skilled in counseling families. Flexible and sensitive to people and situations. Effective verbal and written skills. Basic proficiency with PC's and dictaphone.
In good physical condition to meet the demand of a heavy caseload.
Sit: Up to 6 hours/day.
Stand/Walk: Up to 6 hours.
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours.
Reach: Up to 6 hours.
Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 6 hours.
Lift/Push/Pull: 25 lbs, over 25lbs with assistance or equipment.
This job requires the ability to hear alarms, clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20 feet. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentil functions of this position.
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.
Registered Therapist IV Audio
- The Registered Therapist IV at Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center performs advanced therapeutic habilitation services in the areas of speech language pathology and/or audiology. This position performs and interprets assessments and renders therapeutic treatment to consumers.
Work may involve but is not limited to evaluation and fabrication of ear molds, augmentative communication devices and assessment of hearing aides. Closely collaborates and performs liaison duties with otolaryngologist. Determines communication potential and provides remediation for a wide range of individuals with communication deficits and physical disabilities.
The RT IV participates in quality assurance and quality enhancement at the local and state level. May plan, assign and supervise the work of departmental staff. The RT IV works under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.Administers and interprets assessment, interviews individuals/staff and recommends treatment plan and renders therapeutic treatments to consumers. Plans, develops, and implements treatment protocols to treat, improve, or maintain consumer's level of function.
Performs habilitation testing, programming, reporting and researching clinical services. Assists in equipment production, maintenance, and repair programs and designs and prepares plans and specifications for custom and adaptive equipment. Reviews and analyzes assessments, progress reports, incident reports, and medical consults.
Participates in quality assurance and quality enhancement activities related to therapeutic services at the local and state level. Supervises the work of others. Performs training programs for both consumers and staff.
Participates in student internships' programs for both local and nationwide colleges. Participates in conferences for diagnosis and treatment planning. Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Experience in habilitative or therapeutic rehabilitation work.Knowledge of the principles of habilitative therapy and their application to the treatment of individuals with cognitive impairments or developmental disabilities.Knowledgeable in assessment and treatment planning in individuals with physical and developmental disabilities.Ability to prescribe and construct adaptive or augmentative/communication devices.Ability to impart general and specific information about HT, MR, CP, anatomy, physiology, and treatment techniques to persons with varying levels or experience.Ability to follow instructions and base decisions on current policies.Skill in written and oral presentation.Ability to work well with staff and assume leadership role as indicated.Registration or Licensure
Graduation from an accredited college or university program with major course work in one of the recognized therapeutic rehabilitation activities is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.Must be Licensed Therapist in one of the therapy specialties.Initial Selection Criteria:
Current Texas Licensure in Audiology, Optional Certificate of Clinical CompetencyStable work history. Prefer work history in therapeutic habilitation services in the areas of audiology.Additional Information:
Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aide, Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct and HHS OIG List of Excluded Individuals/ Entities. Males between the ages of 18 – 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.
All State Supported Living Center employees are subject to Random drug testing.Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours.Note: Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 68F/L, 65A/B, HN, 230X, HS, 42BX.
All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.requisition 368213
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POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for carrying out automated hearing screening tests on all patients.
As a Clinical Audiologist at Doctor’s Hospital At Renaissance, this position, within the Ear, Nose, and Throat Institute at Renaissance will provide adult and pediatric audiological diagnostic and treatment services to our patients POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: •Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others. Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practice •Performs/interprets standard/advanced audiometric tests including speech audio threshold, tympanometry, otoacoustic emission (OAE), soundfield audiology and acoustic reflex decay. •Performs electrophysiological testing, such as ABR, ECochG, ENOG, and VEMP •Performs VNG/ENG and provides basic vestibular rehabilitation i.e. Epley maneuver.
Provides balance therapy, teaching patients vestibular rehabilitation exercises. •Evaluates central auditory dysfunction, determining level of patient condition and optional treatment methods •Selects/fits/counseling patients about hearing aids and hearing assistive technology. Counsels on aural rehabilitation and hearing assistive technology •Evaluate screenings and present to physician for review •Proper notification of screening results as per guidelines •Follow infection control procedures established by the hospital •Calibrates/maintains audiologic equipment and recognizes problems with screening equipment, troubleshoot as necessary and report any recurrent or unresolved problems to the supervisor •Monitor inventory supply levels and notify appropriate personnel •Conducts resident teaching sessions, and develops graphic presentations using variety of computer based programs as needed •Supervises interns and externs. Oversees and mentors audio technicians. Directs audio-technician support to extend services to satellite offices as needed •Assists with administrative duties as needed •Other duties as assigned
POSITION EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS: •AuD and Texas audiology license •Equivalent of Certificate of Clinical Competence (C-AAA) from ASHA or eligibility for clinical fellowship •Organizational skills is necessary •Good written and verbal communication skills required. •Ability to read, write and speak English, must be bi-lingual (English/Spanish) •Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of nursing, administration, and physicians •Prefer hospital or physician office experience JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE¬: •Strong interpersonal skills, knowledge of proper telephone etiquette, and strong typing skills are highly desired. •Must have excellent customer service skills. •High degree of competency/experience in general. •Requires good communication and organizational skills. •Requires reasoning ability and good independent judgment. •Excellent customer service skills and able to interact with all age patients
The Audiologist, under the supervision of the Patient Care Supervisor, provides hearing evaluations, site-of-lesion testing for diagnostic purposes, and habilitative and rehabilitative services for hearing-impaired patients.
1.Perform audiologic evaluation and patient counseling in communicative disabilities.
2.Administer and interpret audiologic site-of-lesion testing.
3.Administer electro physiologic site-of-lesion tests, such as ENG and BAER, if necessary.
4.Select, evaluate, and fit hearing-aids; orient patients to hearing-aid use; perform ear mold modifications and minor hearing-aid repairs/adjustments for enhancement of hearing-aid performance.
5.Obtain quality ear mold impressions for swim plugs, noise protectors, and hearing-aid ear molds.
6.Perform tinnitus analysis and provide instruction in use of tinnitus maskers.
7.Present in-service training and informational programs to other clinic departments and to outside agencies/organizations.
8.Travel to satellite clinics and hospitals for audiologic consultations.
9.Provide consultation and testing services for industrial hearing-conservation programs.
10. Calibrate and maintain equipment; order all necessary supplies.
11. Perform accurate administrative functions, such as record keeping, submission of charge slips, etc.
12. Provide test results and appropriate recommendations to referring physicians and agencies.
13. Conforms to appropriate infection control policies in their contacts with patients and with blood and body fluids (i.e. practice good Universal Precautions).
14. Performs other duties as assigned.
1.Master's degree in Audiology.
2.Current possession or eligibility for State of Wisconsin Audiology Licensure.
3.Strong interest in medical center audiology.
Essential Physical Functions:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1.Ability to sit for extended periods and to move quickly between tasks.
2.Ability to hear and converse on the phone and in person.
3.Ability to see fine print and to use the computer.
4.Ability to perform fine motor tasks, such as when working with instruments, performing other patient care tasks, writing, computer or phone tasks.
5.Ability to safely lift up to 20 pounds and to push/pull up to 100 pounds when working with equipment, pushing wheelchairs or assisting with patient handling tasks.
6.Ability to bend/twist and crouch when performing various job tasks.
About SSM Health Dean Clinic-
Based in Madison, Wis., Dean Clinic consists of a network of more than 60 clinics in south-central Wisconsin. Our more than 500 physicians provide primary, specialty and tertiary care in the clinics as well as eye care through our Davis Duehr Dean locations.
Dean Clinic also offers urgent care services and operates outpatient surgery centers. Dean Clinic joined SSM Health in 2013.
Job Purpose: 1. Provides diagnostic audiological evaluations 2.
Responsible for maintaining calibration and service records of audiology instruments 3. Independently performs comprehensive professional audiological services for the diagnosis and rehabilitation of hearing loss and diseases of the head and neck. 4. Communicates patient results in a timely fashion, taking advantage of CHA's Electronic Medical Record. 5.
Participate in Quality Improvement projects within the Division of ENT. 6. At the direction of practice manager or ENT Physician, ensure that audiology practice functions efficiently and in a manner focused on the patient's experience of care.
Qualifications/Education/Training: Master of Arts or Sciences degree with a major in Audiology or Audiology Doctorate (Aud.D.) Licensure:Commonwealth of Massachusetts Professional Audiologist
Certifications: ASHA certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology
Work Experience: Completion of CFY, clinical audiology experience both adult and pediatric patients. New graduates will be considered.
Sufficient mobility to negotiate the physical plant, Strength and endurance to perform physically for long periods of time (four to eight hours) (i.e. walking, bending, lifting.
Twisting, standing, and reaching) Mental
Ability to provide audiology services to multiple hospital campuses and sites to ensure the delivery of highest quality of audiology services and patient care. Demonstrates excellent leadership and communication skills; Excellent knowledge of audiology services, problem identification solving skills. Is able to operate independently and manage projects concurrently.
Working Conditions and Physical Environment: Excellent verbal and written skills necessary to work successfully in an ethnically, culturally and economically diverse environment: and collaborate with health care providers and support staff on issues pertaining to the clinical audiology operations, and inpatient management.
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