Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring an Audiologist to provide diagnostic and rehabilitative services including the selection and fitting of amplification devices for auditory and related disorders in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
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Provides high quality diagnostic and rehabilitative services for auditory and related disorders according to published guidelines and departmental policy and procedure.
Gathers patient information to aid in the selection of test modality and test interpretation.
Uses a multi-disciplinary approach toward identifying and addressing needs, coordinating care and facilitating open two-way communication within and outside of the organization
Coordinates the selection and fitting of appropriate amplification devices
Facilitates learning and understanding in patients, caregivers, staff, students and community by providing education that is easily understood.
Openly shares knowledge and expertise.
Utilizes internal and external resources to maintain knowledge of current practice.
Completes comprehensive documentation according to hospital and department policy and procedure that clearly and concisely records clinical involvement with the patient and caregiver.
Interprets, documents, and communicates test results to physicians within the established time frames.
Documentation provides support for billed charges. Maintains accurate and organized record of health information.
Accurately records and verifies patient charges and departmental statistical information daily.
Provides clinical oversight to Infant Hearing Screening Programs for Children's NICU and Methodist Newborn Nursery by assisting with purchase of equipment, communication of results and coordination of follow-up, completing necessary reporting and follow-up in a timely manner and in accordance with state law.
Assists Director in establishing and maintaining effective department budget; assists in implementing efficient and effective operations for quality care and sound resource utilization
Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.
Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section
Performs other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Requires the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Requires basic computer skills
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Audiology required
Experience working with pediatric patients or pediatric clinical internship preferred
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) required to work
Current and valid Nebraska State License in Audiology required
Current and valid Certification of Clinical Competency required
Current and valid Nebraska Hearing Instrument Dispensers license required within three months of hire