Job description

Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-06-07
Req: R100032703
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The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Job Summary (Purpose and Function):

The Audiology Auditory Implant Fellowship is a post-externship training position at the University of Miami. The purpose of this position is to provide a one-year academic affiliated postgraduate educational experience in a controlled academic environment to develop advanced skills in the area of auditory implants. Auditory Implant Audiologists provide direct patient care services to Ear Institute patients in the specialty areas of bone anchored implants, middle ear implants and cochlear implants. The fellow will be expected to conduct him/herself as a Clinical Auditory Implant Audiologist.

Accountabilities (For Non-exempt Employees Include Percent of Effort):┬ĚProvides appropriate evaluation of auditory status in addition to amplification and implant candidacy for pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations.
  • Consults with implant team to identify candidacy.
  • Conducts fitting, adjustment, troubleshooting and follow up evaluation for implant patients.
  • Conducts appropriate evaluation of fitting, adjustment, verification, troubleshooting and follow up evaluation for bi-modal patients utilizing amplification.
  • Acts as an audiologist and participates in the scheduled Division and Faculty meetings.
  • Educates audiology interns, audiology externs, clinical trainees, medical residents, medical fellows, community providers, and staff, on the principles of implantable devices.
  • Engages in scholarly activities not limited to research, academic presentations at scientific conferences, or publications.
  • Contributes to the working environment of the department by maintaining the professional atmosphere of the department to include professional dress as outlined in the Human Resource Policy and Procedure Manual; maintaining proper decorum within the department; and assuring communication with employees, management and outside contacts are performed according to the standards of the organization with respect to customer service and by demonstrating a welcoming and helpful attitude.
  • Prepares reports and documentation as required.
  • Performs other duties as required and conforms with and abides by all policies and procedures.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

Supervision Received:

The Fellow will be a fully licensed audiologist seeking specialized training in the area of auditory implants.  As such, developing the skills, knowledge, and attitudes leading to proficiency in all the domains of clinical competency requires the fellow to assume personal responsibility for the care of individual patients. This and all patient services and interaction will occur under the guidance and supervision of faculty members who give value, context, and meaning to those interactions.

Supervision Exercised:

As part of the training program, the fellow will facilitate clinical observerships and supervise student traineeships.

Minimum Qualifications (Essential Requirements):

Minimum qualifications include an AuD or PhD degree from an accredited university. Candidates must have successfully completed audiology externship program including basic training in cochlear implants. We expect that the auditory implant fellow will enter with a sufficient foundation of implant experience to allow for rapid acquisition of clinical technical skills. Florida state licensure or ability to obtain FL state licensure is required.

All Applicants Must Apply Online

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/27/2019
Application Due: 8/22/2019
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