Audiologist II (3823)
Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Location: Texas City
Posted on: November 20, 2020
JOB SUMMARY: To provide advanced professional skills in
audiological diagnosis and evaluation and to provide habilitative
and rehabilitative treatment services. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Administers a variety of routine and complex audiometric tests to
determine patients--- hearing threshold, degree, site and nature of
damage to the auditory system and course of treatment. Provides
patient evaluation and treatments, employing techniques consistent
with age specific concerns for the following age groups: neonate,
pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric as defined in position
addendum. Interprets basic and advanced diagnostic tests and
prepares reports on diagnostic testing, implications of hearing
disorder, and treatment plans. Evaluates patients--- progress with
amplification or other treatment planning. Plans, conducts, and
directs identification conservation, habilitative, and
rehabilitative programs. Determines need for patient referral to
specialists. Provides consultation and guidance to patients and
other departments. Assists in evaluating standards of patient care,
assessing areas of need or improvement. Makes recommendations for
updates to procedures. Supervises clinical work of support
personnel. Instructs and demonstrates testing procedures and
treatments to clinic personnel, medical students, and residents.
Participates in interdisciplinary testing and research projects.
Serves as a preceptor to audiology doctoral students. Adheres to
internal controls established for department. Work Environments
Work environment is located in a comfortable indoor area.
Conditions such as noise, odors, cramped work space and/or fumes
could sometimes cause discomfort. Moderate to extreme physical
effort may be required, such as walking, standing, performing CPR,
and lifting materials, equipment, objects, and/or patients.
Occasional lifting may be very heavy and awkward, over 50 lbs.
Vision, hearing, talking, and sense of touch abilities must be
adequate to enable one to quickly and accurately perform tasks such
as reading small print, reading from monitoring equipment, defining
details, sending and receiving clear and accurate oral
communication. Shift work is required at least 3 days per month.
Alertness and careful attention to detail will be required to avoid
injury. May be exposed to such occupational hazards as communicable
diseases, radiation, chemotherapeutic agents, and disoriented or
combative patients. REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: Master's
degree in Audiology and three years of experience; Certificate of
Clinical Competency in Audiology from the American Speech-Language
and Hearing Association, and Audiology License from the Texas State
Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
UTMB HealthCare Systems (HCSS) strives to provide equal opportunity
employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex,
age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, genetic information or veteran status. HCSS takes
affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected
veterans and individuals with disabilities. HCSS is the official
internal float pool for clinical and non-clinical services for UTMB
and its associated facilities in Galveston and the surrounding
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