Director of Audiology

 
Position: Director of Audiology

Job ID: 145587

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Audiology

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Director of Audiology — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll plan, direct, and maintain activities that promote the mission and philosophy for system Audiology Services.

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Responsibilities :

  • Direct system audiology operations to ensure the delivery of safe, high quality, age-appropriate, care and/or service within a family-centered care environment
  • Assist in leading the practice council and the education coordinators in the development of new system initiatives, necessary training and ensuring best practice is performed at each location of care
  • Assure the delivery of cost effective care and/or service, appropriate management and justification of resources
  • Ensure the creation of a work climate that fosters employee satisfaction and organizational commitment through regular interaction with Medical Director of Audiology, managers, community leaders, and providers
  • Develop and implement system priorities that enhance the organization's strategic and programmatic growth plan
  • Ensure the provision of effective training and development opportunities for staff and leader


Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Audiology
  • Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration or Business Administration preferred
  • TXAUDLIC - Texas Audiology License from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (or Texas Department of State Health if issued prior to 2017)
  • CCC-A - Cert-Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • ABA-CERT - Cert-Audiology from the American Board of Audiology
  • 5 years of Clinical pediatric audiology experience in a hospital setting
  • 5 years of Formal management experience


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