UT Health Audiologist - Practice Plan - ENT - TMC in Texas

Audiologist - Practice Plan - ENT - TMC

Texas

Allied Health

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 1800026Q

Position Summary:

Provides basic audiologic services for prevention, identification, diagnosis, consultation and rehabilitation to patients with communication deficits resulting from hearing impairment and other associated disorders.

Department: ENT

Location: 6400 Fannin

Full Time

FLSA: Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Coordinates various phases of clinical audiologic and related research activities.

  2. Performs audiologic evaluation of pediatric and adult patients suspected of hearing deficits. Identifies type and degree of hearing loss.

  3. Follows up on patients and counsels family to verify use of appropriate self care techniques or the recommended referral service.

  4. Assists in the development and administering of quality assurance programs.

  5. Maintains legal and accreditation compliance by adhering to federal, state, and local regulations, and professional standards.

  6. Maintains patient records.

  7. Provides auditory evaluations and education.

  8. Assists in the instruction and demonstration of testing procedures and services to clinic personnel, medical students, and residents.

  9. Maybe required to dispense hearing aids to patients.

  10. Maintains accurate, complete, and timely documentation.

  11. Maintains supplies and equipment.

  12. Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) in Audiology Board Certification from the American Academy of Audiology or a license in Audiology from the State of Texas or must obtained within two months of initial employment.

Minimum Education:

Master’s degree in audiology and completion of a Clinical Fellowship/Externship Year (CFY), clinical audiology experience both in adults and pediatric patients.

Audiology Doctorate (Au.D.) is preferred.

Minimum Experience:

No experience required.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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