Agency Audiologist

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Columbus, OH 43201

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Agency Audiologist


The mission of the Audiology Department is to prevent hearing loss, diagnose and evaluate hearing loss and hearing impairment, and to provide aural (re)habilitation to children and their families. An Audiologist evaluates the patient?s hearing status, interprets diagnostic testing, explains results to parents and/or caregivers, dispenses hearing aids and/or assistive listening devices as necessary, and manages aural (re)habilitation. The Audiologist demonstrates competencies defined (*) in Principal Duties and Responsibilities.


Hours:


CONTINGENT, NO SET SCHEDULE


Looking for PRN Coverage needs


Benefits Not Eligible


Location:


Central Campus


700 Children's Dr


Columbus, Ohio 43205


United States


The moment you walk through our doors, you feel it. When you meet our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Where Passion Meets Purpose.


Here, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are integrated into our core values and practices. We are passionate about building, sustaining and evolving an inclusive and equitable environment. We are seeking individuals who live these values and want to share their experiences and efforts in support of our collective mission.


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PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


+ *Make Clinical Decisions Based on National Clinical Standard


+ *Perform and Interpret Diagnostic Audiometric Evaluations using Age-Specific Criteria


+ *Perform and Interpret Admittance Testing


+ *Perform and Interpret Behavioral Observation/Visual Reinforcement Audiometry


+ *Perform and Interpret Newborn Hearing Screenings and Assessments


+ *Perform and Interpret Electrophysiological Testing


+ *Perform and Interpret Central Auditory Testing


+ *Conduct Hearing Aid Evaluations and Prescribe Appropriate Amplification


+ *Fit and Verification of Amplification Including Subjective and Objective Outcome Measures


+ *Assist/Perform Cochlear Implant Evaluation and Programming


+ *Counsel Patient/ Family based on the Results of Testing


+ *Work Collaboratively As Part of a Hearing Healthcare Team


+ *Makes Appropriate Referrals To Physicians, Speech Language Pathologists, Educational Specialists, And Others


+ *Providing Training and Education About Hearing Loss, Hearing Impairment and Aural (Re)habilitation


+ *Participate In Research Including Data Collection And Publication


+ *Educate Residents, Medical Students, Nurses and Audiology Students


+ *Supervise up to 2 Audiology Aides


KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED


+ Prefer that Audiologist have a doctorate of audiology (Au.D.) or equivalent (MA/MS with experience).


+ Must have a valid Ohio License in Audiology.


+ Prefer that Audiologist hold either a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech Language Hearing Association or American Board of Audiology certification from the American Academy of Audiology-must be pursuing at time of hire.


+ Previous Pediatric experience is preferred.


+ Looking for someone with ABR and pediatric HA experience if possible.


+ All candidate experience types will be considered.


MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


+ The following are required constantly: hearing, seeing, finger dexterity, sitting, standing, and walking.


+ Pushing and lifting up to 25 pounds are required occasionally.


+ The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


Requisition ID: 2022-37531


External Company Name: Nationwide Children's Hospital


External Company URL: https://external-nationwidechildrens.icims.com/jobs/intro



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