Under direction, perform diagnostic, habilitative and rehabilitative services. Administers audiometric tests designed to determine the patient's hearing; assists in the identification of sites of damage to the auditory system; indicates potential benefits from medical treatment and surgery, use of surgical hearing aid and/or special training; relates audiometric results with other diagnostic data such as educational, medical, social and behavioral information. Assessments may include air/bone thresholds, speech discrimination testing and/or assist with child or difficult to test adult. Tympanograms and acoustic reflexes. May perform other related duties as assigned.
Must hold a current Hearing aid dispensing license.
Minimum of two (2) years related experience.
Specialization and postgraduate training in diagnosis, treatment, and management of individuals with hearing loss or balance problems.
Diagnostic hearing evaluations and interpretation including: audiometry, immittance (tympanometry, acoustic reflexes, multicomponent/multifrequency tympanometry), Eustachian tube function tests, otoacoustic emissions (OAE) and speech perception testing.
Experience and training with auditory evoked potentials (BAER, EcoG, VEMP testing) for determining degree and type of hearing loss and knowledge of how ear disease and hearing disorders influence evoked potential test results.
Demonstrated experience in describing to physicians the audiological test findings and amount of social disability resulting from a hearing loss.
Audiological and Balance Evaluation and Treatment for Primarily Adult populations.
Aural habilitative/rehabilitative counseling services including selection of assistive listening devices.
Demonstrated Ototoxic monitoring for inpatients and outpatients.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Postgraduate training and experience in performing and interpreting neurodiagnostic tests for audiology and vestibular function and their interpretation in patients.
Postgraduate training and experience in selection, fitting and verification of hearing aids and assistive listening device Knowledge of current hearing aid technologies available and their particular use with each individual patient to develop or increase communication skills.
Five (5) years demonstrated experience performing habilitative and rehabilitative services related to hearing and balance.
Demonstrated knowledge of cochlear implants and skill with implant mapping and troubleshooting equipment across devices.
Cochlear implant mapping and patient counseling.
Proven experience and skill in performing diagnostic services related to balance pathology; videonystagmography (VNG) including saccade, gaze, positional tracking, optokinetic and caloric tests.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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