Provides the highest quality age-appropriate care for patients newborn to 20 years of age within the scope of practice and established standards for clinical practice. Functions effectively as a member of the rehabilitation team. Supports the mission of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Provides clinical supervision and assumes operational duties of department as assigned. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
Coordinates and monitors daily operations of highly matrixed audiology services (outpatient, inpatient, ENT).
Provides clinical care and administrative functions as assigned.
Assumes responsibility and manages clinical operations to assist manager.
Participates in 10 Friday supervisor-in-residence rotations at MOB Rehab,
Completes performance appraisal process for direct reports.
Provides supervision to Level 1, 2, and 3 audiologists, therapists, aides, and students as assigned.
Completes Children's Healthcare of Atlanta supervisory certification program within one year of employment.
Serves as resource and mentor to other staff.
Interacts with interdisciplianry team members to promote quality patient care and cohesive interdisciplinary team
Provides orientation, in-services, staff meetings, and clinical guidance to other staff as requested.
Ensures compliance with accreditation and Joint Commission standards.
Evaluates patients, meeting established standards.
Plans and implements effective and appropriate treatment so that functional outcomes are achieved.
Completes documentation, meeting departmental standards for content, accuracy, and timeliness.
Includes family/caregiver in patient care and provides effective education appropriate for learning needs of patient and family.
Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.
Participates in maintaining and monitoring work environment to ensure a continual state of Joint Commission readiness.
Manage the day to day operations of the staff, including but not limited to: work assignments, task management, time tracking/management, and on-the-job training.
Take an active role in coaching and mentoring the team to ensure continued employee growth and success both on the team and at the broader CHOA organization.
Assist manager with employee performance evaluations and hiring decisions.
Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.
Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids
Doctoral Degree in Audiology
Georgia audiology license or proof of application
American Board of Audiology or Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-A) from American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
2 years of clinical experience
2 years of experience in supervisory leadership
5 years of experience in pediatrics with a wide range of populations
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES
Knowledge of pediatric theory and practice
Demonstrated knowledge and ability in administrative functions
Excellent oral and written communication skills for effective communication of information
Positive interpersonal skills and ability to function in an interdisciplinary environment
Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher within 30 days of employment
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