The Director of Clinical Audiology will provide leadership and management of the day-to-day clinical and administrative operations of the audiology department. Directs and evaluates departmental procedures, including patient care delivery, technologies, staffing levels and complaint management to achieve performance and quality control objectives, including HIPAA compliance. Leads community outreach and the development of best-practice diagnostic and rehabilitative policies and procedures. Provides direct clinical care and supervision of Audiologists in the delivery of quality clinical services. Acts as liaison between audiology personnel and administration and staff. Oversees maintenance of clinic equipment and determines need for repair, upgrade or replacement. Maintains relationships with hearing aid manufacturer representatives insuring optimum pricing, ongoing product updates and continuing education opportunities. Monitors performance of the clinical audiologists, collaborates with clinic manager and administrator concerning optimization of audiology templates, budget and financial objectives. Collaborates with faculty regarding support of community outreach and marketing of audiology services. Functions as clinical audiologist providing direct patient care as schedule allows or as client caseload demands in accordance with the job description of clinical audiologist.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:
Doctor of Audiology (AuD) or PhD degree in Audiology required.
Must possess current Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-A).
Must be eligible for West Virginia State Licensure in Audiology.
3-5 years of comprehensive clinical experience required
About WVU Medicine
WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. The WVU Health System is comprised of fourteen member hospitals and seven hospitals under management agreements, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities