Responsible for testing, evaluating and prescribing treatment of hearing disorders. Provides a full range of diagnostic, consultative and rehabilitative audiology services to patients and families. Primary liaison between patients and providers to screen and evaluate symptoms and results of audiology tests.
- Actively participates in team development, achieving dashboards, and in accomplishing department goals and objectives. - Obtains patient's history and administers audiology tests, as ordered by provider, to determine nature, degree and type of hearing problem. - Reviews with patients on the nature of haring loss and communicative problems. Develops individualized treatment programs. Conducts follow-up visits to determine patient's progress, and the need to modify therapy program. - Interprets results and documents appropriately in the EHR. - Preforms hearing aid evaluations and dispenses appropriate hearing aids to patients. Repairs and replaces batteries and accessories as needed. Appropriately documents in EHR; and completes the billing encounter form in EHR. - Calibrates and maintains audiology equipment. - Plans daily schedules, and maintains appointments. - Provides free screening services to Primary Care Offices on a rotational schedule. Educates staff and providers about services available by the Audiologist. - Actively participates in team development and quality improvement measures.
Qualifications & Experience
Essential:* Bachelor Degree Nonessential: Master Degree Licenses Essential: Current State of Florida Licensure, American Board of Audiology Certifications Essential: Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology, (CCC-A) from American Speech Language & Hearing Association or its equivalent; BLS Experience Essential: Experience in testing and evaluating hearing disorders. Experience Preferred: Two years of experience in testing, evaluating and implementing a hearing program for patients. Experience in an ambulatory clinic setting.