Performs and interprets behavioral testing for the auditory and vestibular system. Provides counseling and rehabilitative services to hearing, balance and communication-impaired individuals and their families. Facilitates hearing conservation. Performs other related duties as required.
Monitors the electronic equipment for proper functioning, maintains an up-to-date calibration schedule, and is responsible for infection control in equipment that comes in direct contact with patients. Orders office and audiology supplies. Supervises students, clinical interns and fellows in Audiology. Maintains patient flow to and from Audiology Department in conjunction with physician appointments.
Maintains a schedule for patients seen in Audiology and maintains records for clinic charts. Performs basic and special audiometric testing on patients of all ages including air and bone conduction testing, speech and impedance testing, acoustic reflex testing, play audiometry, COR, eustachian tube dysfunction, fistula testing, OAE’s (otoacoustic emissions), ABR (auditory brainstem response), ENG (electronystagmography), Ecog (electrocochleography), and ENOG (electroneuronography). Provides hearing aid counseling, fitting, evaluation and troubleshooting of malfunctioning hearing aids, cochlear implant management, including programming of speech processors, troubleshooting, and counseling. Manages the Tinnitus Retraining Therapy program, hearing protection, and cerumen management.
Orders, purchases, and bills for hearing aids. Maintains current information on Audiology practice and procedures. Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate.
Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments. Maintains a record of patients seen in Audiology including the dictation on patients not seen in conjunction with an Otolaryngology physician. Tracks patient demographics. Responsible for all Audiology billing.
Prepares and presents Audiology courses to students, fellows, and Otolaryngology residents. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a Masters Degree in Audiology. Experience not required, but 2-4 years experience as a practicing Audiologist with hearing aid sales experience preferred. Georgia Audiology license required.
Meet minimum hours required for licensure biannually for maintenance. Certification by the American Speech language Hearing Association required. Maintenance of membership and active involvement in local, regional, and national organizations pertaining to Audiology expected. Computer literacy; counseling, listening and patience skills.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks
- Experience Level Junior
- Total Years Experience 0-5
- dress code option-1