PRIVATE PRACTICE AUDIOLOGISTS NEEDED IN LAFAYETTE & METAIRE, LOUISIANA
The Audiologist is responsible for administering diagnostic audiological tests that allow the differentiation between types of hearing disorders for all patients. The Audiologist will provide hearing aid testing, selection and fitting to a primarily geriatric population. The Audiologist counsels patients regarding test results and reviews options which best meet their hearing care needs. This includes reviewing pricing and sale of hearing aids as a part of the patient education process. Coordinates and performs repairs, exchanges and returns of hearing aids.
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
Administers Diagnostic Tests
Performs a variety of diagnostic tests as needed.
Provides amplification services including, hearing aid assessment testing, real ear measurements and live speech mapping.
Coordinates and interprets test results.
Consults with and makes recommendation on hearing disorders to physicians.
Based on test results, diagnosis audio vestibular disorders.
Coordinates care with physicians and other providers.
Completes chart notes for each patient seen and sends written report to referring physician and primary care physician
Manages Hearing Rehabilitation
Counsels patients regarding test results.
Makes recommendation regarding hearing care options.
Reviews products available to improve hearing impairment.
Sells appropriate hearing care products and warranties as deemed necessary to meet the needs of the patient.
Provides hearing aid dispensing, including selection, fitting, ear-mold acoustics, ongoing management with follow-up, and education.
Demonstrates and sells Assistive Listening Devices (ALD’s), batteries, and other special products.
Performs hearing aid repairs.
Performs hearing aid checks and cleaning.
Performs on-site visits to various nursing home patients.
Aware of marketing activities.
Responsible for revenue and margin outcomes.
Maintains positive relationships with various vendors.
Assists patients with exchanges or returns as needed.
Provides excellent customer service and maintains good public relations.
Oversees management of all procedures relating to outreach programs.
Shares administrative duties with colleagues as needed.
Performs all other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Practices good safety and infection control protocols.
Exercises confidentiality as it relates to business information.
JOB SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
D or Masters Degree in Audiology, current state licensure for Audiology and dispensing.
Excellent interpersonal skills that allow effective working relationships with a diverse customer, colleague, and vendor population. This includes listening, sales, and problem solving skills.
Strong keyboard/computer/Audiology diagnostic and hearing aid software and equipment experience.
Must be able to organize time and prioritize numerous duties within strict deadlines.
Requires the ability to deal with numerous interruptions.
Must deal with customers in a caring and respectful manner.
Must be detailed oriented.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Frequently requires sitting, using hands, reaching and twisting.
Occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds.
Standing and walking throughout the day.
The work environment is generally quiet, with moderate noise from phones and other business office machines.
Audigy member practices are renowned for their high standard of patient care and commitment to individual and team goal achievement.
You’ll find yourself in a highly engaging environment, where your growth and achievement are not only appreciated but are actively cultivated.
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