- AuD (Doctorate of Audiology) degree, Master's degree if grandfathered in
- Continuing education credits to meet requirements of licensing.
- Doctorate of Audiology
- Maintain current CEU's by attending appropriate conferences and meetings to stay current with new technology for hearing evaluations, hearing aids and hearing devices.
- Experience with evaluations and interpretations, documenting in medical records, for all age levels.
- Both hearing aid fitting and programming knowledge.
- Good communication skills to provide patient education and instruction.
The audiologist will perform essential hearing services, using technology, computers, and other testing equipment. Hearing services may include diagnosis and treatment plans for hearing loss and/or other issues. The audiologist may work with other healthcare professionals, make appropriate referrals, and follow through for appropriate hearing health. Hearing aids, or other equipment, may be recommended and/or dispensed.
Essential Job Functions
- Hearing evaluations - from basic to complex.
? Hearing Aids or devices fittings and programmings, and to include ordering and pricing.
? Collaborate with other providers and third party payors
? Provide patient education and instruction
? Document information obtained in all patient encounters in the medical record.
Unusual testing or hearing aid needs; health fairs; activities other than listed in essential job functions to assist in office setting.