Audiologist (part-time, 2 days/week) - ENT Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska
Catholic Health Initiatives - Lincoln, NE

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Job Summary:
The Clinical Audiologist, under the direction of the Medical Director of the ENT clinical practice, evaluates and treats patients with ear abnormalities and/or auditory disorders through case history, clinical observation and diagnostic tests of auditory function. The Clinical Audiologist plans and participates in habilitative and rehabilitative programs for patients with auditory disorders. Responsibilities include diagnostic audiology, ABR, ENG, Dynamic Platform Posturography, and hearing aid dispensing.

As required, the Clinical Audiologist functions as a hearing aid specialist under the direction of the Medical Director of the ENT clinical practice. The Clinical Audiologist evaluates, recommends, fits, and dispenses hearing aids or other assistive listening devices to patients referred for assistive listening services.

Essential Duties:
1. Administer diagnostic tests of hearing including:
Pure tone and speech audiometry.

Immittance Audiometry

Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR)

Otoacoustic Emission Testing (OAE)

Electrocochleography (ECOG)

Intra-Operative Monitoring

Electronstagmography (ENG)

Posturography

Rotary Chair

Cochlear Implant Evaluations and Mapping

2. Identify hearing impairment and describe residual hearing.

3. Assess resulting social disability and predict potential benefit from hearing aids, auditory training and speech reading.

4. Coordinate audiometric results with medical, educational, and social and behavioral diagnostic data.

5. Interpret audiometric results for patients, parents, and professional staff.

6. Counsel patients and families regarding audiometric test results, hearing loss, and intervention rehabilitation.

7. Plan and participate in habilitative and rehabilitative programs to include counseling, auditory training, lip reading and speech conservation,

8. Recommends and coordinates referrals.

9. Documents hearing assessment results and prepares progress reports as needed.

10. Act as auditory consultant to medical, educational, and other professional groups.

11. Dispensing audiology functions as applicable per assignment:

Performs audiological evaluations including diagnostic tests for air and bone conduction thresholds, speech reception thresholds, and discrimination.

Assesses patients' candidacy for amplification.

Takes ear impressions for hearing aid mold.

Recommends, fits and dispenses hearing aids or other assistive listening devices.

Counsels patients and their families in the use of the equipment.

Conduct hearing aid follow-up checks.

Performs repairs on site when possible and promptly processes repairs which must be returned to the manufacturer.

12. Maintains and calibrates clinic equipment used for evaluation.

13. Timely records and submits billing information for services provided.

Qualifications

Education:
Masters degree in Audiology required.

Experience:
Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills.

Ability to effectively communicate and work with staff, clinicians, physicians, patients, and management.

Ability to work with and maintain confidentiality of patient data.

Ability to manage multiple tasks in a busy clinical environment.

Ability to work as a team member.

Demonstration of thoroughness, dependability, and good organizational skills.

Basic knowledge of and experience utilizing a personal computer.

Basic word processing skills required.

Vestibular testing experience preferred.

License/Certification:
Nebraska licensure as an Audiologist.

Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Additional Responsibilities:
Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
Reverence:
Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.

Integrity:
Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.

Compassion:
Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.

Excellence:
Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines

Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members

Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job

Audiology

Primary Location

NE-Lincoln-Ent Nebraska

Other Locations

NE-Lincoln

Shift

Day

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period

32

Weekends Required

None

Status

Part Time

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