1. Performs assessments on patients to determine degree of hearing loss (if any). 2. All patient care responsibilities will be performed consistent with age-specific and developmentally appropriate guidelines. 3. Assesses patients for candidacy of hearing assistive technology: i.e.: hearing aids, cochlear implants and develops a comprehensive, culturally appropriate audiological habilitation management plan regarding the fitting, dispensing, and trouble-shooting of assisted hearing technology. 4. Counsels family members concerning the special needs of patients with hearing loss to effectively involve family members in the treatment and management of hearing loss. 5. Consults with colleagues, Otolaryngology attending physician specialists, ancillary dept staff (rehabilitation, speech pathologists, and others) and referring specialists in which to communicate and coordinate patient care. 6. Completes and prepares reports in a timely manner, (as defined by dept), including interpretation of results, recommendations and potential outcomes. Ensures report is routed to referring provider whether available electronically or another source. 7. Ensures compliance with documentation, billing and compliance for both Hospital, University, and regulatory agency requirements. 8. Ensures patient safety and quality of care provided by referring patients for additional testing, treatment, according to evidences-based standards of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), hospital and department. 9. Is responsible to remain knowledgeable and up to date on current practice, as well as engage in ongoing professional development through internal and external resources, educational offerings, committees. 10. Participates in clinical, data collection, and administrative phases of research, to support practice as needed. 11. Supports educational needs of students through precepting, providing observational experiences and presentations. 12. Organizes clinical equipment and supplies, and maintains inventory, including ordering and dispensing to ensure fiscal accountability. 13. Collaborates with patient financial services, third party carriers, vendors, and others as needed to ensure communication and coordination of plans for financial coverage options. 14. Is flexible to meet the changing needs of the program including support for other audiologists and/or testing needs.
Posting Position Title: Audiologist
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to collaborate and communicate as a member of the multidisciplinary teams of physicians and ancillary staff.
Required Skill/ability 1: Well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills.
Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)
University Job Title: Clinical Audiologist
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated patient care with the ability to communicate effectively with patients, caregivers and family members.
AuD/PhD in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 61860BR
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