Audiologist II

Job Summary:

Responsibilities include audiological assessment, aural rehabilitation, equipment maintenance and calibration. Additional responsibilities include teaching and research, with the assistance of a department mentor. The audiologist also participates in the ongoing development, revision, and refinement of clinical procedures and protocols. Minimum of 2 years of licensed experience. Work locations will include both Buerger and Bucks County Specialty Care Center.

Job Responsibilities

1. Independently assesses hearing through the use of diagnostic tests and other appropriate procedures, in compliance with guidelines set by the department and regulating agencies.

2. Independently interprets test findings with prompt dissemination of results using professional oral and written communication.

-Aids physicians and other providers in the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral and central auditory disorders.

-Counsels patients and families, as well as other professionals regarding hearing loss and options for (re)habilitation including, but not limited to hearing technology, communication options and educational services through the use of outcomes measures and referrals to appropriate service providers.

3. Independently develops recommendations for aural (re)habilitation in accordance with departmental protocols.

-Selects, modifies, and dispenses amplification systems, cochlear implants and other assistive devices when appropriate.

-Develops informational materials for families and professionals when appropriate.

4. Assists the manager, supervisors, and more senior audiologists in assigned administrative duties.

-Participates in department quality improvement projects.

- Maintains and calibrates clinical equipment as needed.

- Participates in development of long- and short-term department goals.

- Assists with patient coverage plans.

- Participates in supervision of students and externs as assigned.

5. Participates in educational and research activities.

-Updates professional knowledge and skills by completing a minimum of 10 clock hours of continuing education during each fiscal and/or rating year

-Participates in clinical research and continuing education activities, as requested.

- Conducts didactic sessions within the department/healthcare network when appropriate.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Certificate of Clinical Competence or Board Certification in Audiology

Audiology License within 3 months

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Masters Degree or Doctorate (Ph. D. or Au. D.) in Audiology

Required Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of licensed experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred: Minimum of two (2) years of licensed experience in a pediatric setting

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