Audiologist IV

Location
Washington, District of Columbia-Washington
Posted
Aug 19, 2020
Closes
Sep 21, 2020
Ref
200001HN
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Under the direction of the Audiology Director or Division Chair, the Audiologist IV will be responsible to evaluate the hearing of children, and provide therapy for patients with hearing loss.
Minimum Education

Qualifications

Minimum Education
Master's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Master's Degree or Clinical Doctorate in Audiology .

Minimum Work Experience
10 years- Required

Required Certifications/Licensure-

Must be licensed in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia (in VA,Hearing Aid Dispenser's license also required)- Required

CCertificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology from The ASHA- Required

Required Skills/Knowledge

Available for student/trainee to shadow daily responsibilities.

Triages questions from administrative staff, outside hospitals and physicians.

Involved in extra division projects that promote the enhancement and dissemination of audiology knowledge (i.e., IRB committee member, organizer of specialty event, etc.).

Functional Accountabilities

Clinical Evaluation and Hearing Aid Assessment
1. Conduct audiological evaluations and hearing aid evaluations in an efficient manner using the appropriate test procedures.

Conducts Parent Counseling & Makes Recommendations
1. Counsels parents and children regarding test findings and recommendations.
2. Makes all appropriate referrals.

Clinical Caseload Management
1. Maintain a caseload comparable to other clinical audiologists.
2. Meet department standards for patient contact hours.

Equipment Maintenance
1. Calibrate and troubleshoot equipment as needed.

Clinical Reporting
1. Report test results in an accurate manner using appropropriate format.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others' ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things
Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Children's National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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