We are actively recruiting for the position of Audiologist in our Rehabilitation Services department. This position provides diagnostic and therapeutic services by assessing and treating neonate, infant, children, adolescent, adult, and geriatric hearing, balance, and screen for communication disorders.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluations of all age groups who have problems with hearing or balance by performing comprehensive hearing evaluations and balance assessments, interpreting results, counseling patients regarding tests results, consulting with staff physicians and residents, and preparing written diagnostic reports
Provides fitting of hearing aids and other assistive devices including Bone Anchored Hearing Aids and counseling patients and families
Maintains patient records by recording and updating evaluations, changes, progress, course of treatment, and making appropriate follow-up appointments and referrals when needed
Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock; anticipating needs; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
Maintains legal and accreditation compliance by adhering to federal, state, and local regulations, and professional standards. Remains professional at all times.
Updates job knowledge by tracking trends in new techniques and approaches; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Willingness to supervise 3rd year audiology students and 4th year audiology externs
Opportunity to become proficient in Cochlear Implants through close instruction of our Cochlear Implant audiologist
This list is an overview of job responsibilities and does not encompass all of the expectations of the job; additional responsibilities may be required as needed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Graduate of an accredited Audiology program with a doctoral degree. Licensed in the state of Louisiana.
University Health System is the proud hospital partner of the distinguished LSU Shreveport School of Medicine. University Health has two acute care hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, and offers the latest developments in medical care in North Louisiana. Our academic teaching hospital maintains a strong commitment to state-of-the art treatment, clinical research, community education and prevention... programs.
Both hospital campuses combined offer over 700 licensed beds, 28,000 annual admissions, 468,000 annual outpatient clinic visits and combined revenue of over $480 million. Specialty services include regional trauma centers, burn center, Feist-Weiller cancer center, St. Jude affiliation and a Children’s Hospital.
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