Assistant Professor of Clinical - Pediatric Audiology

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-03-05
Req: R100044713
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Asst. Professor of Clinical, Pediatric Audiology

Job Description

• Performs cochlear implant evaluations pre-operatively for candidacy determination and post-operatively for measuring aided speech outcomes, following the established testing protocols in children
• Performs behavioral observation audiometry, visual reinforcement audiometry, play audiometry, and conventional audiometry
• Selects, administers, and interprets age appropriate auditory and speech perception tests
• Compiles test results, behavioral observation, and information to make appropriate recommendations and/or referrals

- Conducts hearing aid and bone anchored device evaluations.

- Appropriate counsels families on appropriate amplification options.

- Performs and appropriately interprets electrophysiologic evaluation for newborns to evaluate hearing sensitivity (ABR)
• Conducts cochlear implant programming of all commercially available devices, following the established programming protocols
• Counsels patient and/or families to select cochlear implant processor(s) and/or assistive listening devices, hearing aids, and/or bone anchored devices
• Assists with cochlear implant integrity testing when and if needed
• Orients parents and families of children with hearing loss utilizing a variety of devices
• Counsels patients on techniques that may improve hearing with cochlear implants and/or hearing aids and support families overall needs
• Identifies and refers patients for speech-language, educational, medical, psychological, and social services
• Collaborates with the Family Support Services team and Children's Hearing Program to provide families with appropriate resources and support needed
• Collaboration with other healthcare providers and educators working with children with hearing loss
• Participates and attends family events for children with hearing loss and cochlear implants
• Participates in multidisciplinary and other audiological meetings
• Documents all professional and clinical reports in a timely manner
• Utilizes local, state, national and funding agency regulations to makes decisions regarding service eligibility
• Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations

Doctoral degree required. Current/valid Florida Audiologist license required. Bilingual (Spanish and English) preferred.

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.

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Posted: 3/6/2021
Application Due: 6/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time