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Audiologist for Clinical Residency

Traverse City, MI

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Posted on October 23, 2018

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About Audiologist for Clinical Residency

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Graduation from an accredited university with an earned Bachelor’s degree.

In the process of accumulating the necessary supervised work experienced for graduation with a Doctorate of Audiology degree from an accredited university.

ORGANIZATION

Under the direct supervision of the Rehabilitation Service Line Director. Consults and cooperates with other department staff members and medical staff. Also has contact and acts as consultant to outside organizations such as Children’s Special Health Care Services, Michigan Rehabilitation Services, etc., regarding department services and patient referrals.

Position works with other departments such as Nursing to assist and instruct in patient problems related to hearing.

AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED

Cares for patients in the age category(s) checked below:

Neonatal (birth-1 mo) Young adult (18 yr-25 yrs)

Infant (1 mo-1 yr) Adult (26 yrs-54 yrs)

Early childhood (1 yr-5 yrs) Sr. Adult (55 yrs-64 yrs)

Late childhood (6 yrs-12 yrs) Geriatric (65 yrs & above)

Adolescence (13 yrs-17 yrs) X All ages (birth & above)

No direct clinical contact with patients

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  1. Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare

  2. Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.

  3. Promotes personal and patient safety.

  4. Has basic understanding of Relationship-Based Care (RBC) principles, meets expectations outlined in Commitment To My Co-workers, and supports RBC unit action plans.

  5. Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.

  6. Responsible for selection, provision, and interpretation of appropriate audiological tests to evaluate and describe the hearing of assigned patients.

  7. Responsible for maintenance and quality of records related to assigned patients.

  8. Responsible for outgoing correspondence and/or reports relative to assigned patient audiology services.

  9. Responsible for monitoring the regularity and appropriateness of maintenance and calibration of audiological test equipment with regard to ASHA/OSHA standards.

  10. Responsible for outlining, designing, and assuring that assigned patients receive appropriate programs of amplification orientation and/or habilitative rehabilitation according to individual needs.

  11. Conducts hearing aid evaluation and/or consultation.

  12. Secures/releases patient information as appropriate and necessary for effective patient evaluation/treatment.

  13. Provides consultative services to parents, family members, and teachers.

  14. Provides and interprets Otoacoustic Emission Testing (OAE), Videonystagmography (VNG), and Auditory Evoked Potential (AEP)

  15. Understands and follows established hospital and/or departmental procedures to assure uniformity in patient handling service.

  16. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

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