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Audiologist Job in Akron, Ohio US

Audiologist

CHILDRENS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER OF AKRON - Akron, OH

Posted: 10/7/2020 - Expires: 1/5/2021

Job ID: 220897179



Job Description

About Us

Akron Children's Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Full Time M-F Days for coverage for hospitals (including nurseries) and outpatient facilities and satellite offices. Will also work a weekend on-call rotation for nursery coverage.  Must be willing to travel to our various locations in Akron, Canton, Warren, Boardman, Boston Heights, Massillon and Medina.

Summary:

The Audiologist provides comprehensive diagnostic audiological services to children from birth to adult.

Responsibilities:

1. Provides comprehensive diagnostic audiological services to children from birth to adult to include VRA, play audiometry, pure tone audiometry, speech audiometry, immittance testing, ABR/ASSR, OAE, central auditory processing evaluations and hearing aid evaluations/fittings at the hospital and the Rehabilitation Services Division satellite locations.

2.  Provides services in an outpatient hospital setting and satellite locations with an emphasis on clinical quality and efficiency of care process.

3. Provides services in an inpatient hospital setting including Hem/Onc, Infant Therapy, Inpatient Rehab, Trauma Screens and Universal Newborn Hearing Screenings to Akron Children Hospital nurseries.  Completes State reporting forms to maintain compliance for all nurseries.

4. Selects and performs age appropriate audiometric procedures to assess hearing thresholds in order to determine peripheral hearing sensitivity.

5. Provide test results, recommendations and appropriate referrals to patients, referring physicians and other professionals.

6. Perform and provides clinical management for obtaining, verifying, fitting, and dispensing hearing aids.  Orders and dispenses FM systems.  Responsible for obtaining hearing aid prior authorizations and all hearing aid repairs and services.

7. Performs and interprets specialized audiological tests (Universal Newborn Hearing Screenings, unsedated ABR's, sedated ABR's, ABR's in OR and Auditory Processing evaluations).

8. Obtains relevant case history. Demonstrates proficiency in navigating the EMR, documentation, report writing and billing in the EMR.

9. Performs speech, language and hearing screenings.

10. Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for physical, psychological, social, educational & safety needs of the patients.

11.  Provides audiological services for inpatient/outpatient Infant Therapy patients, Day Rehab patients and patients seen in multidisciplinary clinics.

12. Other duties as required.

Technical Expertise

1.  Experience in pediatrics is preferred.

1. Experience in inpatient and outpatient clinic setting is preferred.

2. Experience in VRA, play audiometry, ABR/ASSR, OAE, central auditory processing evaluations and hearing aid fittings is preferred.

3. Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.

4. Experience in healthcare is preferred.

5. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required. Use of EPIC software is preferred.

Education and Experience
1. Education: Master's degree in Audiology or Doctorate degree of Audiology is required.

2. Certification: State of Ohio License in Audiology; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from American Speech, Language & Hearing Association [ASHA] within 60 days of employment is required.

3. Years of relevant experience: At least 1 to 2 years is preferred.

4. Years of experience supervising: None.

5.  Travel: Travel to hospital and Rehab Services satellites is required.

6.  Employee must work Universal Newborn Hearing Screening rotational weekend coverage.

Full Time

FTE:  1.000000

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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Job Summary


Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Doctoral degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
43527139
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