Audiology Fellow - Otolaryngology

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-05-02
Req: R100031662
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The Department of Otolaryngology is currently seeking an Audiology Fellow. In the Audiology Diagnostic Clinic the individual will perform routine audiometric evaluations including air, bone and speech testing, immittance testing, and such special diagnostic procedures as evoked potentials and otoacoustic emissions. In Auditory Rehabilitation the individual develop and implement the skills to evaluate potential hearing aid and/or assistive device candidates, will perform electroacoustic measures and Real-Ear measures to verify device performance, and will counsel candidates regarding expectations and device selection and will perform the necessary follow-up. In the Vestibular Clinic the individual will perform Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials, Posturography, Rotational Chair testing, and Videonystagmography testing to for assessment and diagnosis of vestibular disorders. In the Implant Program, the individual will develop and implement the skills to evaluate potential implant candidates, will counsel candidates regarding expectations and device selection and will perform the necessary follow-up for implant patients.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Bachelor's degree is required. Must be enrolled in an accredited Doctor of Audiology program. State of Florida provisional Audiologist licensure. One year of relevant work experience.

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Posted: 5/4/2019
Application Due: 7/3/2019
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