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Full Job Title: AUDIOLOGIST I

Job Number: 96430

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 12-7-2017

POSITION TITLE: AUDIOLOGIST I

DEPARTMENT: Audiology

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Clinical Manager

TITLES SUPERVISED: N/A

TOTAL NUMBER OF FTEs DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0

PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide diagnostic evaluations and (re)habilitative services for patients with a variety of hearing and balance disorders for the Audiology department of a Medical Center dedicated to the care of infants, children and adolescents. To participate as a team member in a specialty area; to serve as a preceptor for graduate audiology students, to provide lectures and inservice training to professionals within Cincinnati Children's and the community.

Responsibilities
·Compliance - Patient Services Staff
Sustain a working understanding of regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Support leadership in Compliance efforts to meet and sustain the regulatory compliance efforts of the department and hospital. Be mindful and judicious in monitoring safety and departmental policies and procedures. Ensure all individual certifications and Safety College requirements are fulfilled in a timely basis. Work with department managers, nurse council and magnet representatives to identify and share safety best practices. Be mindful of CCHMCs processes and compliance with CMS standards and freely communicate safety and compliance concerns to leadership team members.
·Interprofessional Practice:
Demonstrates consistent integration of the Interprofessional Practice Model (IPM) in all aspects of practice.
·Patient Care - Age Specific and Culturally Diverse
Consistently integrates age specific and culturally diverse concepts into patient care, taking into consideration both the patient's chronological age and developmental functioning.
·Diagnostic Evaluations
Perform all routine and some specialty diagnostic evaluations. Choose and administer appropriate tests according to standard procedures. Assess communication skills, make accurate diagnoses, appropriate recommendations and referrals. Provide evaluation results and counseling to parents in an effective manner. Determine discharge criteria and prepare patient for discharge or transition as appropriate.
·Treatment
Formulate, maintain, support, monitor and modify a patient-specific plan for care, treatment and rehabilitation based on the patient's assessment. Plan and coordinate care, treatment and rehabilitation for discharged patients.
·Follow-up and Documentation
Completes required daily/weekly activities and documentation to ensure accurate scheduling, exchange of clinical information, reporting, referrals and charges.
·Productivity and Contributions to Revenue
Manages schedule and patient visits to make productive use of time and achieve billing targets.
·Responsibility and Development
Supports and participates in performance improvement activities. Participates in peer review. Actively participates in departmental committees. Completes required training and education and maintains licensure. Proactively shares knowledge with peers and/or precepts students.

Skills & Competencies
·Clinical Knowledge
Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide quality care
·Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·Knowledge of Field - Intrm
Knowledge of regulations, procedures and best practices in field
·Professional Demeanor
Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, tact and professional demeanor
·Communication - Advanced
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Required:
·Master of Audiology OR Doctor of Audiology
·Audiologist License
Preferred:
  • Doctoral level (Au.D. or Ph.D.)
  • 3 years of clinical experience preferred
  • Clinical focus on assessment of infants and children, and provision of amplification devices for children with hearing loss
  • Comfortable testing patients of all ages independently
  • Motivated to advance clinically and professionall

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