We are searching for an Advanced Clinical Specialist in Audiology -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide the highest quality age-appropriate audiological care for patients newborn to 21 years of age within the scope of practice and established practice standards for Audiology and to provide support for the audiology staff as a mentor, clinical skills evaluator, researcher, and educator. The Advanced Clinical Specialist will support the audiology leadership in the form of feedback on staff members' clinical skills and recommendations for clinical protocols, quality assessment, and quality improvement within their assigned specialty area.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
· Maintains clinical skills by providing direct patient care and related activities
· Complete documentation meeting departmental standards for content, accuracy, and timeliness Written reports must accurately and clearly describe the history, test results, and recommendations
· Serves as an educational resource in the area of expertise for staff and other health professionals
· Serves the profession of Audiology by participating on local, state and national committees by participating on committees, reviewing articles, and presenting
· Participates in the evaluation of clinical skills for audiologists in a specialty area to assure ongoing quality and for annual performance appraisals
· Advises and assists in maintaining a clinical practice in a specialty area in compliance with nationally recommended practice standards as well as compliance with all Joint Commission standards
· Acts as an audiology leader, committee leader, or specialty team leader
· Initiates the development of evidence-based protocols and guidelines
· Doctorate required
· Doctorate in Audiology preferred
· Texas Audiology License from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (or Texas Department of State Health if issued prior to 2017) required
· BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
· CCC-A or ABA certification required
· 5 years Audiology experience, including 3 years in pediatrics required
Internal Number: 154100
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