Evaluates patients referred to the Audiology Program. In doing so, determines patient's hearing level, determines most likely site of damage to auditory system, anticipates degree of disability resulting from hearing loss, predicts potential benefits from hearing aid use and/or special training, and prescribes and dispenses hearing aids for hearing impaired patients. Counsels and instructs patients/families in rehabilitative needs, monitors patient's progress and maintains clinical records according to established procedures.
Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, sociology, acoustics and phonetics, Auditory rehabilitation, cochlear implants, cerumen management, auditory processing, hearing aid technology and clinical pediatric audiology skills as acquired through completion of a clinical doctorate of audiology (AuD) degree.
Current license with the State of Wisconsin.
Certificate of clinical competence in audiology as granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or certificate-eligible and retain certificate within 12 months of hire.
Current CPR certification - Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers through American Heart or American Red Cross is required.
One to two years experience in a pediatric medical setting to provide experience with hearing aid fitting, special testing methods for children, infants and multiply handicapped and to gain knowledge regarding the special needs of children in the difficult-to-test pediatric population, i.e. cleft palate, Down syndrome, VCF, NICU, developmentally delayed, and the like.
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