Senior Audiologist - West Campus (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Senior Audiologist - West Campus (8a - 5p)

Location: US-TX-Cypress, US-TX-Katy, US-TX-Sugar Land

Talent Area: Therapist

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   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 on the hunt for our next Senior Audiologist - someone who can thrive in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position you'll identify, diagnose, and manage auditory disorders for a pediatric population from 0 to 21 years of age, with additional responsibilities for clinic operations, research, and teaching. We need someone who considers developmental age in approach to and preparation of child.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Performs standard and specialized outpatient audiometric tests on children and adults
  • Administers auditory brainstem response tests in a diagnostic and screening format, to very young infants and/or graduates of the neonatal intensive care unit and difficult to test patients, in order to assess auditory sensitivity and auditory neurological functions
  • Analyzes test results
  • Accurately determines the type, degree, and configuration of hearing loss
  • Correctly assesses the impact of a given hearing loss on a child's health, speech and language development, social development, and educational progress and documents appropriately in the electronic medical record
  • Counsels patients regarding test results
  • Explains test results clearly, at a level suitable for the parents (and child, when appropriate)
  • Generates patient reports and other paperwork needed for patient care
  • Evaluates and fits hearing aids and assistive listening devices
  • Performs other essential job-related duties
  • Maintains professional status


Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Audiology (AuD) or Master's in Audiology OR five (5) years of pediatric audiology experience, and a current Audiology license from the Texas Board of Examiners in Audiology and Speech Pathology
  • Either a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or Audiology Board Certification from the American Academy of Audiology is required
  • Knowledge of pediatric Audiology testing procedures, counseling, and management
  • Ability to communicate effectively, use a PC including word processing applications, and general office equipment
  • Ability to use the following specialized equipment: audiometers, acoustic immittance bridges, auditory evoked potential units, hearing aid analyzers and fitting equipment, otoacoustic emissions devices and drills and grinders for ear mold and hearing aid modification
  • Effective interpersonal skills are also required


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