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Staff Audiologist

Academy

This is a Contract position in Monroe, LA posted January 16, 2022.

Current Employees:If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process.

To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet.Transforming LivesThe University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value.

Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.CORE JOB FUNCTIONS Performs immittance and emissions testing, and records results for future reference.

Conducts auditory evoked potential assessments for patients.

Assesses hearing sensitivity and quality and provides patients with information regarding the results.

Dispenses assistive listening devices and fits devices based on patient’s physiology and needs.

Consults with physicians and other professionals about patient’s future needs and current progress.

Maintains client records at all stages including initial evaluation and discharge.

Documents all professional and clinical reports and conducts research on auditory topics.

Utilizes local, state, and national regulations to make decisions regarding service eligibility.

Participates in conferences, forums, and training sessions to remain up-to-date with or share knowledge of new hearing or speech disorder treatment methods.

Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.CORE QUALIFICATIONS Education:Ph.D.

or M.D.

in relevant fieldCertification and Licensing:Certification in relevant specialty or fieldExperience:Minimum 1 year of relevant experienceKnowledge, Skills and Attitudes:Travel to satellites required.Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.Knowledge of and ability to apply auditory principles, procedures, and techniquesKnowledge of auditory agents used in patient treatmentsKnowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat hearing or speech disorders.Effective verbal and written communication skills.Performs in tactful and professional manner.Motivated and focused on achieving own goalsConfident about working within a team and autonomouslyCommercially aware, and happy to offer the client the best solution for any given problemDedicated to exemplary customer service to ensure client satisfaction.Excellent communication skills, with empathy and patience.Desire to do provide the best service and advice to the best of your abilitiesCommitment to the University’s core values.Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.Bilingual preferred.Department Specific FunctionsTo provide Diagnostic Audiology and Rehabilitation services Selects, administers, and interprets auditory tests.

High Frequency Audiometry where indicated Middle ear function testing Diagnostic audiology testing for differential diagnosis of cochlear/retro-cochlear hearing loss Tests for non-organic hearing loss Testing for Noise Induced Hearing Loss To promote best practice in the field To be competent in all areas of dispensing and patient aftercare To be competent in the management of information, including daily company reports and Information technologies To operate in line with company policies, procedures and current legislation at all times To commit to the company belief of providing the highest levels of service and aftercare to all Patients’.

Communicates with other healthcare professionals where necessary to ensure that all patients are provided with the best advice To use appropriate outcome measures, both subjective and objective to ensure hearing instruments are providing maximum benefit and to use evidence based practice to support this Use of Real Ear Measurement equipment including Live Speech Mapping to validate and verify hearing instrument fittings To commit to lifelong learning to ensure that you keep up to date with the latest developments in Audiology To produce reports and letters for other healthcare providers and legal representatives summarizing the appropriate care plans selected for a patient.

To provide education and training for other healthcare professionals and support staff to assist with maintaining the company profile.

To be responsible for daily maintenance of test equipment and arrange calibration as and when required To provide ear care and wax removal where required (appropriate training will be provided) To follow best practice principles with regard to infection control in the workplace To provide other clinical duties as appropriate Compiles test results, behavioral observation and information to make recommendations.

Identifies and refers patients for speech-language, educational, medical, psychological, social and vocational services.

Selects ear mold, personal amplification, and/or assistive listening devices.

In-depth knowledge of several hearing aid manufacturers, Oticon, GN Resound and Phonak in particular and BAHA Schedules direct and indirect service activities.

Maintains client records at all stages, including initial evaluation and discharge.

Documents all professional and clinical reports in a timely manner.

Utilizes local, state, national and funding agency regulations to makes decisions regarding service eligibility.

Conducts research on auditory topics.

Participates in conference, forums or training to update or share knowledge of new hearing or speech disorder treatment methods.

Works with multi-disciplinary teams to assess and rehabilitate recipients of implanted hearing devices.

Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations.

May conduct and participate in research, including presenting at national and local conferences.

May train students and externs.The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida’s only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine.

As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.

Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care.

We’re the challenge you’ve been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority.

As a result, during the Influenza (“the flu”) season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination.

Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer
– Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

Click here for additional information.Job Status:Full timeEmployee Type:StaffPay Grade:h87