Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Clinical Speech Pathologist/Audiologist is a clinical staff member who independently maintains a full clinical caseload and meets all PEP expectations. This position reports to the Clinical Coordinator.
clinical SPEECH pATHOLOGIST/AUDIOLOGIST Duties and Responsibilities
Clinical Service (100%)
Independently maintains a clinical caseload in designated clinical area
Provides evidence based evaluation and treatment to diverse, medically challenging patient populations
Provides quality service delivery techniques that facilitate optimum services to meet patient needs being sensitive to patient's age, social, cultural, educational and vocational background
Completes required documentation accurately and within the designated time frame which may include report writing, billing, and/ or professional education database
Works collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team as well as with Department colleagues to promote best care of the patient
Participates in the peer review process
Participates in performance improvement initiatives within assigned work area under the supervision of Clinical Coordinator
Takes initiative to remain current in clinical practice through lectures, literature, and other educational opportunities
Organizes daily schedule to prioritize responsibilities including the integration of meetings, responsibilities, or tasks into schedule without negative impact on patient care or productivity
Maintains confidentiality pertaining to patient care and all Departmental policies and procedures
Keeps Clinical Coordinator informed of activities, problems, and/or accomplishments
Functions in a self-directed manner and takes ownership to manage self and work including responsibility for actions and accountability for results
Maintains professional demeanor and is responsible for quality care in all interactions
Responds promptly to communication (e.g., e-mail, pages and phone messages)
Uses technology (e.g., computer skills) to meet job requirements
Maintains productivity standards
Completes clinical privileges consistent with job responsibilities and personal development plan
Performs duties/ tasks/ assignments as directed to support Department goals or needs
Meets all PEP expectations and follows all Department policies and procedures
Meets and adheres to ASHA, state licensure board and Department clinical practice guidelines
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Possess a skill foundation for clinical services within their assigned work area
Demonstrate effective organization and communication skills
Work requires a Doctorate in Audiology or a Master's degree in Audiology.
No experience required. 4th year AuD Externship/Residency is considered relevant clinical experience.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh