Audiologist

  • Daytona Beach, FL
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Summary

  GENERAL PURPOSE:

Administers diagnostic audiological tests that allow the differentiation between types of hearing disorders, coordinates and interprets test results and consults with and makes recommendations on hearing disorders to physicians.

 

                                                                               QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Master's degree or Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (AUD) prior to employment start date.
  • Must hold a current and valid Audiology license in the state employed.
  • Completion of post-secondary education and able to read, write and follow oral and written direction.
  • Must be able to relate positively and professionally to residents, families and outside agencies and work cooperatively with co-workers and customers.
  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance.
  • Must meet all local health regulations and pass a post-employment exam, if required.
  • Must hold a current driver’s license & automobile liability insurance.
  • One (1) year in diagnostic evaluation of hearing, prevention, habilitation and rehabilitation services for auditory problems, preferred.
  • Able to effectively and efficiently manage multiple tasks and job assignments.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work both independently and within teams.
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without accommodations.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Provides otoscopy, crumen removal when necessary, tympanometry, acoustic reflex testing, pure-tone air and bone conduction testing, hearing aid checks, referrals to speech-language pathologists for aural rehabilitation when appropriate, and referrals to physicians for medical treatment when indicated.

 

  • Physically and otoscopically examines the outer structures of the ear.

 

  • Procedures may include appropriate ear cleaning evaluation, fitting and dispensing of hearing aids; cochlear implant assessment, programming and rehabilitation; and electrophysiologic evaluation of the vestibular and auditory mechanisms, in addition to electroacoustic measures of the peripheral and central auditory systems.

 

  • Counsels individuals with hearing loss and/or ear pathology, their families and other service providers regarding test findings and management strategies.

 

  • Provides reports and coordinates audiological results with other diagnostic data such as educational, medical, social and behavioral information.

 

 

Comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Healthcare Spending Account
  • Free CEUs
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Daytona Beach Hlth&Rehab
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Req #: 1649-576