Audiologist

Dignity Health Carmichael , CA 95608

Posted 4 weeks ago

Overview

Dignity Health Medical Foundation, established in 1993, is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California, Arizona and Nevada.

Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies, finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care, while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Identify, evaluate, habilitate/rehabilitate individuals with either peripheral or central auditory impairments, vestibular/balance testing, and strive to prevent such impairments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: 1. Develop and oversee hearing screening programs to detect individuals with hearing loss of all ages. 2.

Perform speech or language screening, or other screening measures, for the purpose of initial identification and referral of persons with other communication disorders. 3. Administration and interpretation of behavioral and electrophysiologic measures of the peripheral and central auditory systems. 4. Administration and interpretations of clinical and electrophysiologic tests of equilibrium by using standardized testing procedures a d appropriately calibrated instrumentation.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Responsible for the evaluation and fitting of amplification devices ,including assistive listening devices.

Determines the appropriateness of amplifications systems for persons with hearing impairments, evaluates benefits, and provides counseling and training regarding their use. 2. Design, implement and coordinate industrial and community hearing conservation programs. 3. Administer and interpret electrophysiological measurements of neural function. 4.

Maintain professional appearance and personal conduct at all times.5. Work as a team member within the department and all other departments.6. Effectively cope with typical job stress. 7.

Document work processes as required. 8. Referral to appropriate resources (such as the Early Start program for children, or Self Help for Hard of Hearing (SHHH), etc.) Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience as an Audiologist- Master's degree- Posses a valid California Audiology license, issued by the Speech Pathology and Audiology board (SPAB) and a valid California Hearing Aid Dispensers. National board certification is strongly desired by the American Board of Audiology.- Skills/Knowledge:
    1.

    Strong organizational and interpersonal skills including the ability to manager interactions with difficult people. 2. Familiarity with NOAH (platform for hearing aid programming and fitting) and proprietary hearing aid fitting software. 3. Familiarity with peer-reviewed and best practice outcome measures. 4.

    Knowledge of CPT & ICD-9 coding procedures. 5. Knowledge of medical terminology. - Other Requirements:
    1. Ability to multi-task efficiently and effectively. 2.

    Must be able to act calmly and effectively in a busy or stressful situation.3. Ability to communicate effectively in the English language in person, by phone and in writing. 4. Requires adherence to all policies and procedures, including but not limited to standards for safety, attendance, punctuality and personal appearance. 5. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, management and peers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AuD or PhD degree preferred

~LI-DH



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Audiologist

Dignity Health