Audiology Assistantship
Arkansas Children's Hospital - Little Rock, AR

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Position Summary
Provides a wide range of audiological services under the supervision on a certified, licensed Audiologist

Position Duties

1.
Performs audiological evaluations and screenings with appropriate supervision
  • Reviews medical record for pertinent information prior to every evaluation
  • Interviews parent/caregiver to obtain relevant history prior to each evaluation to determine developmentally appropriate protocol
  • Utilizes Cross-Check Principle with each patient to make a reliable and valid judgment
  • Seeks assistance from other staff as appropriate to enhance evaluation integrity and completeness

2.
Assists in the selection, verification and management of amplification needs for identified patients with appropriate supervision
  • Pre-selects appropriate device(s) and ear molds based on audiometric configuration, patient's listening environment and level of functioning
  • Uses appropriate manufacturer software in pre-selection and programming stages of the fitting process
  • Confirms selection through functional and objective measures
  • Assists with the Hearing Aid/ALD Loaner Bank as assigned
  • Documents and routes repairs to appropriate manufacturer

3.
Generates appropriate documents for recordkeeping, reporting and referrals with appropriate supervision
  • Completes the summary section of the audiogram on the date of service, obtains a supervisor's signature and appropriately routes to the Medical Record
  • Completes documentation and entries regarding patients in electronic databases and software including those for scheduling (e.g. Dashboard) and for amplification fitting (e.g. Noah)
  • Completes and routes charge sheets, follow up forms and patient education forms as directed

4.
Special projects
  • Completes duties as assigned relative to the following departmental projects: EARS; Infant Hearing Screening, HOP/outreach screening; amplification/calibration repairs/maintenance
  • Completes other duties as assigned by the Director or her designee

Position Qualifications

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university Field of Study: Audiology Note: Enrolled in a graduate program in Audiology
Required

Skill Requirements

Excellent written and verbal communiation skills
Required

Good decision making skills
Required

Ability to manage multiple deadlines and tasks
Preferred

Physical Requirements

Physical Activity - Stand
Occasionally

Physical Activity - Walk
Occasionally

Physical Activity - Sit
Frequently

Physical Activity - Reach with hands and arms
Occasionally

Physical Activity - Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, or bend
Occasionally

Physical Activity - Talk or hear
Frequently

Physical Environment - Inside Office Environment / conditions
Regularly

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 10 pounds
Occasionally

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 25 pounds
Occasionally

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 35 pounds
Occasionally

Noise Level - In general, the noise level for this position is considered to be:
Quiet

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As the only pediatric medical center in the state, Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH) serves the youngest Razorbacks from birth to age...