• Audiologist

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-44403
    Category
    Professional
    Position Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    Department
    ICE SUSL Audiology Prov
    Post End Date
    9/3/2018
  • Overview

    The Audiologist will plan and conduct care and treatment to patients for hearing and balance problems, using advanced technology and procedures. The audiologist will work to determine the extent of hearing damage and identify the underlying cause.

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary: Negotiable

    Responsibilities

    Vestibular Tests and Hearing Evaluations - Videonystagmography (VNG), Computerized Dynamic Posturography (CDP), Platform post-urography.

     

    Hearing Rehabilitation - Includes hearing aid counsel, hearing aid selection, testing & fitting. Electroacoustic analysis of amplification prosthetics. Speech mapping/Real ear measurements. Completes accurate and thorough chart notes and dictation in a timely manner. Provides patient education of procedures to be performed.

     

    Equipment/supply maintenance - Restocks supplies in audiology rooms/orders hearing aids. Evaluates equipment for repairs.

     

    Other duties may be assigned to this position.

     

     

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

    • Must be able to manage multiple priorities and tasks
    • Must be able to a project a professional and positive image
    • Must be able to handle stressful situations and patients without losing the ability to provide customer service
    • Must have the ability to organize work and complete tasks in an efficient manner

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.)
    • Current BLS certification or must successfully obtain certification within the first 30 days of employment

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

     

     

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Continuously
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Radiation, Sharp objects/tools

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