Hear Indiana seeks an energetic, self-directed pediatric audiologist with a desire to deliver child focused diagnostic and intervention services. This audiologist will work in the Speech and Hearing Resource Center (SHRC) located at Easterseals Crossroads. This position requires the ability to work on a team of forward-thinking individuals, but to lead the state-of-the-art audiology program. This position requires the ability to assess, diagnose and plan as necessary for the treatment of auditory issues in children, birth to 21 years of age. A key skill required is the ability to empathically counsel families and to provide consultative services for educational or multidisciplinary case management. This is a year-round position.
- Perform clinical diagnostic audiologic evaluations, including but not limited to: VRA, BOA, CPA, ABR, OAE
- Evaluate, fit, verify and maintain amplification in children, especially infants and toddlers
- Preferred, but not required, knowledge of cochlear implant technology, including the evaluation process and device programming.
- Generate formal, evidenced-based reports on findings
- Assists with service coordination outside of the SHRC, in the community, in the school, and in home-based settings to achieve goals in all necessary areas.
- Provide clear oral and written information to the child’s parents, the child’s providers, team members, and the funding organizations (e.g. First Steps)
- Obtains consultation from other members of the team in areas outside own expertise, such as speech-language pathology, social work, cognition, speech development, in order to fully address the needs of individual children on caseload.
- Communicates effectively with the spoken language specialists to get the best outcomes.
- Continuous eye for process improvements and developing innovative solutions.
- The meticulous and timely maintenance of all related records for billing purposes.
Additional Tasks and Responsibilities
- Preference given to applicants who are able to assist with other functions, for example, Parent Night the 3rd Friday evening of every month. At times, the audiologist will be called upon to help with other Hear Indiana programs (e.g., Camp, Conference, Talk Wak Run).
- Responsible for maintaining an accurate inventory of all loaner and demo equipment (e.g., hearing aids, BAHAs, FMs, streamers).
- The audiologist may be called upon to assist with trainings/presentations/ workshops for parents and other providers.
- The audiologist will occasionally be asked to lead Parent INcouragement meetings (i.e. monthly education seminars on topics related to audiology).