Under the supervision of the Medical Director and manager for Clinical Vestibular/ Audiology services, the Audiologist provides diagnostic, habilitative, rehabilitative, augmentative and prevention services for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients with hearing impairments. The Audiologist also provides diagnostic tests for evaluation of balance and vestibular function in adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Education: AuD or Master’s degree in Audiology from an accredited program.
Certification / Licensure: Applicable Oregon state licensure required.
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) preferred.
Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in pediatric audiologic evaluation and management preferred.
Excellent communication skills, organizational and time management; ability to work independently. Demonstrates competency in the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient’s needs, knowledge of growth and development and an understanding of the range of treatment needed by pediatric patients and their families.
The duties of this position include:
Position will initially include weekend coverage
Provide diagnostic evaluations including behavioral and objective measures (nonsedated/sedated ABR, OAEs, tympanometry) as appropriate to neonates, infants, and children through young adult with a range of developmental capabilities.
Provide analysis and interpretation of test results along with implications and recommendations for communicative, educational, and cognitive development.
Provide fitting, verification and validation of hearing aids, cochlear implants, and bone anchored hearing systems.
Assist in data management for Oregon Health Authority Early Hearing Detection Intervention Program (EHDI) and Washington State Department of Health Early Hearing loss-Detection, Diagnosis & Intervention Program (EHDDI)
Assist in the care and maintenance of all clinical equipment, space, and supplies. Assist in scheduling annual equipment calibration, and equipment repair when needed.
Participates in monthly multidisciplinary clinics, including craniofacial, neuro oncology and hearing loss.
Provides information and recommendations to referring physicians/agencies.