Audiology, Clin Generalist

 
Position: Audiology, Clin Generalist

Job ID: 149788

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Audiology

Talent Area: Therapist

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Days

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 byU.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:

Looking for a Clinical Generalist, Audiology to provide the highest quality age-appropriate audiologic care for patients newborn to 21 years of age within the scope of practice and established practice standards for Audiology. The Clinical Generalist functions effectively as a member of the clinical team and supports the mission of Texas Children's Hospital.

 

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Responsibilities :

Specific Duties

  • Provides diagnostic assessments
  • Age appropriate diagnostic assessments and interpretation
  • Amplification evaluations/dispensing, verification, validation, programming and training
  • Documentation and patient/family education
  • Complete documentation meeting departmental standards for content, accuracy and timeliness.

Written reports must accurately and clearly describe history, test results and recommendations

  • Follow policies and procedures for best practice according to TCH Audiology protocols
  • Counsels/educates parents regarding test results/recommendations/financial resources

Professional Development

  • At least 2 director approved ½ hour topic or case presentations per year to staff, residents, parents, community, and other professionals
  • Participate in work-sponsored educational opportunities
  • 10 CEUs per calendar year
  • Minor clinical duties
  • Hearing aid room maintenance, soft-ware updates
  • Test room listening checks
  • Other related duties, as assigned Responsibility
  • Serves on audiology committees or specialty teams


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate Degree (Audiology)
  • TXAUDLIC -Texas Audiology license
  • BLS
  • CC-A – Cert- Audiology or ABA-CERT Audiology (certification can be obtained post hire <6 months)
  • Clinical expertise in pediatric audiology.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for effective communication of information
  • Positive interpersonal skills and ability to function in an inter-disciplinary environment

 



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