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Audiologist II - Pediatrics

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

​Location: LOC_BUERGER-Buerger Center Ambulatory Care 

Req ID: 202217

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

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Job Summary

Responsibilities include audiological assessment, aural rehabilitation, equipment maintenance and calibration.  Additional responsibilities include teaching and research, with the assistance of a department mentor.  The audiologist also participates in the ongoing development, revision, and refinement of clinical procedures and protocols. Minimum of 2 years of licensed experience.

Job Responsibilities

1. Independently assesses hearing through the use of diagnostic tests and other appropriate procedures, in compliance with guidelines set by the department and regulating agencies.

 

2. Independently interprets test findings with prompt dissemination of results using professional oral and written communication.

-Aids physicians and other providers in the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral and central auditory disorders.

-Counsels patients and families, as well as other professionals regarding hearing loss and options for (re)habilitation including, but not limited to hearing technology, communication options and educational services through the use of outcomes measures and referrals to appropriate service providers.

 

3. Independently develops recommendations for aural (re)habilitation in accordance with departmental protocols.

-Selects, modifies, and dispenses amplification systems, cochlear implants and other assistive devices when appropriate.

-Develops informational materials for families and professionals when appropriate.

 

4. Assists the manager, supervisors, and more senior audiologists in assigned administrative duties.

-Participates in department quality improvement projects.

- Maintains and calibrates clinical equipment as needed.

- Participates in development of long- and short-term department goals.

- Assists with patient coverage plans.

- Participates in supervision of students and externs as assigned.

 

5. Participates in educational and research activities.

-Updates professional knowledge and skills by completing a minimum of 10 clock hours of continuing education during each fiscal and/or rating year

-Participates in clinical research and continuing education activities, as requested.

- Conducts didactic sessions within the department/healthcare network when appropriate.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Certificate of Clinical Competence or Board Certification in Audiology
Audiology License within 3 months

Required Education and Experience

Required Education:  Master’s Degree or Doctorate (Ph.D. or Au. D.) in Audiology

 

Required Experience:  Minimum of two (2) years of licensed experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred:  Minimum of two (2) years of licensed experience in a pediatric setting

To carry out its mission, it is of critical importance for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to keep our patients, families and workforce safe and healthy and to support the health of our global community. In keeping with this, CHOP has mandated all workforce members on site at any CHOP location for any portion of their time be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  This mandate also applies to workforce members performing work for CHOP at non-CHOP locations. Additionally, all workforce members based in or regularly scheduled to work at any New Jersey location are mandated to be both vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19, with booster timing consistent with applicable guidelines. The CHOP COVID-19 vaccine mandate is in alignment with applicable local, state and federal mandates. CHOP also requires all workforce members who work in patient care buildings or who provide patient care to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemption consideration for CHOP vaccine requirements for valid religious and medical reasons.  Please note start dates may be delayed until candidates are fully immunized or valid exemption requests are reviewed. In addition, candidates other than those in positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, must attest to not using tobacco products.
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