Clinical Preceptor - Audiology

Location
Montclair, NJ
Posted
Mar 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date January 25, 2017

Position Title Clinical Preceptor - Audiology

Vacancy # V-1246

Department Communication Sciences and Disorders

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

Students enrolled in the AuD program in Audiology in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders are required to complete 1820 hours of clinical practica. The Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, the agency that accredits programs in this profession, stipulates that students enrolled in clinical practica involving diagnosis of communication disorders must be supervised during at least 50% of their clinic interactions.

In August, 2009, the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders moved to a newly renovated facility at 1515 Broad St. in Bloomfield. There we have a state-of-the-art Center for Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology. All students enroll in on-campus clinical practica for at least three semesters prior to going off-campus for other clinical experiences. It is the role of the Clinical Preceptor to work with students doing their on-campus placements. He/she must supervise each student individually. Initially the supervision will need to be 100% of the time; by the second or third semester it may be possible to decrease to 50 to 75% supervision. The Clinical Preceptor will provide each student with appropriate mentoring, feedback, and sometimes will also provide direct clinical service for patients in the Center for Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provide direct clinical supervision to student clinicians in the Center for Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology at 1515 Broad St.
2. Oversee the diagnostic testing and remediation of students evaluating patients in the Center for Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology.
3. Guide, read and evaluate all clinical reports written by student-clinicians.
4. Conduct individual conferences with student-clinicians as needed.
5. Supervise the student-clinicians' interactions with the families of patients in the Center for Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology.
6. Assign patients to student-clinicians in the Audiology Clinic.
7. Provide continuity of services to patients in the Audiology Clinic.
8. Conduct diagnostic and remediation sessions with patients in the Audiology Clinic.
9. Maintain accurate records detailing the clinical experiences obtained by the students in their on and off-campus clinical sites.
10. Conduct and supervise balance testing, hearing aid fittings, auditory brainstem response testing in the Center for Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology.
11. Organize and supervise hearing screenings at senior centers and other community sites.
12. Together with the other clinical preceptors, conduct practical exams of the audiology doctoral students.
13. Mentor students as they complete their Clinical Proficiency Manual
14. Teach courses, if necessary that are clinical in nature.
15. Other duties as assigned by the chair.

APPROVALS:
Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time.



Qualifications & Requirements

Doctoral degree in audiology
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Eligible for New Jersey State Licensure in Audiology and New Jersey Hearing Aid Dispensing License
Minimum of five (5) years clinical experience
Clinical experience should include work with both pediatric and adult populations in all areas of diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology.
Experience mentoring beginning, intermediate and advance audiology doctoral students in clinical sites is highly desirable




Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience


Anticipated Start Date Open until position is filled

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