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Date: Jan 8, 2021

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Summary

The Audiologist is responsible for evaluating, treating, and counseling patients with auditory disorders in accordance with professional and MLH quality standards.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values. 

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

Master’s degree in Audiology

N/A

  • Current  licensure as an Audiologist in the state where work is performed.

 

  • Current Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology.

 

PREFERRED:

Doctoral degree in Audiology (AuD)

N/A

N/A

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

N/A

N/A

If candidate has pending licensure, must meet one of these exemptions:

 

  • Holds an American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) certification or equivalent
  • Holds a doctor of audiology degree (AuD) from an accredited institution of higher learning and has passed the examination required for licensure
  • Licensed in another state and who has made application to the board for a license in the state of Tennessee

 

For Clinical Fellows must be eligible to practice as a Speech Pathologist in the state of employment to obtain paid professional experience (Clinical Fellow) before being qualified for licensure.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Knowledge of audiology methods and techniques in two or more of the following areas:
  • Cochlear Implants including candidacy assessment and ongoing mapping services.
  • Hearing aid fitting and aural habitation.
  • Hearing assessment including otoacoustic emissions and evoked potentials.
  • Educational audiology including assessment and management of auditory/language/hearing disabled
  • Advanced differential diagnostic testing of otologic and neurologic patients.
  • Assessment of spatial orientation including ENG, posturography and behavioral assessment.
  • Intra-operative surgical monitoring.
  • Ability to understand and prepare moderately complex written materials such as patient records.
  • Ability to communicate verbally with associates, physicians and other outside professionals.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and maintain control of workflow.
  • Must demonstrate basic skills in Microsoft Word and Excel, or equivalent software programs.
Key Job Responsibilities
  • Administers diagnostic tests to evaluate hearing and balance to establish a basis for patient treatment.
  • Develops, implements, and measures effectiveness of individualized treatment programs for patients requiring aural rehabilitation.
  • Acts as an auditory consultant to identify hearing-impaired patients in the hospital and community. Facilitates community awareness of hearing impairment and management.
  • Promotes professional practice of all members of the departmental care team.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned or requested.
Physical Requirements
  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
  • Occasional travel within the Memphis area.


Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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