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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Audiologist II - 47051 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 716575700Location:LOC_BUERGER-Buerger Center Ambulatory CareReq ID:91865Shift: DaysEmployment Status:Regular - Full TimeJob SummaryResponsibilities include audiological assessment, aural rehabilitation, equipment maintenance and calibration. Additional responsibilities include teaching and research, with the assistance of a department mentor. The audiologist also participates in the ongoing development, revision, and refinement of clinical procedures and protocols. Minimum of 2 years of licensed experience.Job Responsibilities1. Independently assesses hearing through the use of diagnostic tests and other appropriate procedures, in compliance with guidelines set by the department and regulating agencies.2. Independently interprets test findings with prompt dissemination of results using professional oral and written communication.-Aids physicians and other providers in the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral and central auditory disorders.-Counsels patients and families, as well as other professionals regarding hearing loss and options for (re)habilitation including, but not limited to hearing technology, communication options and educational services through the use of outcomes measures and referrals to appropriate service providers.3. Independently develops recommendations for aural (re)habilitation in accordance with departmental protocols.-Selects, modifies, and dispenses amplification systems, cochlear implants and other assistive devices when appropriate.-Develops informational materials for families and professionals when appropriate.4. Assists the manager, supervisors, and more senior audiologists in assigned administrative duties.-Participates in department quality improvement projects.- Maintains and calibrates clinical equipment as needed.- Participates in development of long- and short-term department goals.- Assists with patient coverage plans.- Participates in supervision of students and externs as assigned.5. Participates in educational and research activities.-Updates professional knowledge and skills by completing a minimum of 10 clock hours of continuing education during each fiscal and/or rating year-Participates in clinical research and continuing education activities, as requested.- Conducts didactic sessions within the department/healthcare network when appropriate.Job Responsibilities (Continued)Job Responsibilities (Continued)Required Licenses, Certifications, RegistrationsCertificate of Clinical Competence or Board Certification in AudiologyAudiology License within 3 monthsRequired Education and ExperienceRequired Education: Master's Degree or Doctorate (Ph.D. or Au. D.) in AudiologyRequired Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of licensed experiencePreferred Education, Experience and Cert/LicPreferred: Minimum of two (2) years of licensed experience in a pediatric settingAdditional Technical RequirementsAll CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans. Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions.CHOP Careers ContactTalent Acquisition2716 South Street, 6th FloorPhiladelphia, PA 19146Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.