REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors Degree in Health Sciences or related field; three (3) years experience in a healthcare environment; must have completed 20 hour Council for Accreditation of Occupational Conservation (CAOHC) course as required by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and be eligible for the TDLR Audiology Assistant license
Skills include basic ear anatomy and physiology, basic hearing aid knowledge, Basic knowledge of and ability to carry out standard office protocol for infection control and universal precautions and CPR.
Assists Audiologists in performing basic hearing screenings, hearing aid servicing, and administrative duties related to clinic operations. Performs these duties under the supervision of a TDLR licensed audiologist.
$43,200 to $55,000
Specific Job Related Duties
Conduct and participate in hearing screenings, hearing aid evaluations and fittings, and as a test assistant during audiometric and hearing aid evaluations.
Prepare and setup patients and test environment prior to evaluation.
Maintain equipment, supplies and clinical materials.
Check in hearing aids and cochlear implants supplies, preparing for patient care.
Provide and demonstrate hearing aid and assistive listening device instructions and use to patients.
Prepare and maintain clinical materials/records and respond to patient calls and correspondence.
Promotes teamwork and cooperation among co-workers, physicians, and management.
Performs related duties as required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
Job Type:* Regular
Job Title:* Audiology Assistant - Speech & Audiology
Job ID:* 61911
Business Unit:* SOMED