Audiologist

Job description

Job location: Miami, FL


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-03-19
Req: R100039476
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The department of Pediatrics is actively seeking an Audiologist. The Pediatric Audiology Division is housed in the Mailman Center for Child Development, a federally designated University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. The primary focus of this position is to provide pediatric audiological services for both diagnosis and therapeutic intervention for hearing loss in children. The major percentage of children seen by this service are under age three years with the numerical majority being infants. The scope of services will include screening and diagnostic evaluations of infants using otoacoustic emissions and auditory evoked potentials, behavioral testing including visual reinforcement and play audiometry techniques, standard audiometric procedures, tympanometry, acoustic reflexes, and auditory processing evaluations.The Audiologist administers and interprets a variety of tests, such as air and bone conduction, and speech reception and discrimination tests, to determine the type and degree of hearing impairment, site of damage, and effects on comprehension and speech. The incumbent also evaluates test results in relation to behavioral, social, educational, and medical information obtained from patients, families, teachers, and healthcare professionals.

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs immittance and emissions testing, and records results for future reference.
  • Conducts auditory evoked potential assessments for patients.
  • Assesses hearing sensitivity and quality and provides patients with information regarding the results.
  • Dispenses assistive listening devices and fits devices based on patient’s physiology and needs.
  • Consults with physicians and other professionals about patient’s future needs and current progress.
  • Maintains client records at all stages including initial evaluation and discharge.
  • Documents all professional and clinical reports and conducts research on auditory topics.
  • Utilizes local, state, and national regulations to make decisions regarding service eligibility.
  • Participates in conferences, forums, and training sessions to remain up-to-date with or share knowledge of new hearing or speech disorder treatment methods.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

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.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. or M.D. in relevant field
  • Certification in relevant specialty or field
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
  • Commitment to the University’s core values.
  • Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

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.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

h87

 

 

 

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Posted: 3/21/2020
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