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Clinical Audiologist

at University of South Alabama

Posted: 2/26/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2298955

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

About Us

USA Health helps people lead longer, better lives through its excellence in education, research and medical care. With more than 3,600 employees, USA's health network includes University Hospital, Children's & Women's Hospital, Mitchell Cancer Institute, Physicians Group, and the College of Medicine. Each year, our team of 180 physicians, 240 residents and fellows, 70 advanced practitioners and 800 nurses handle some 185,000 clinic visits and 350,000 outpatient procedures. USA Health delivers 2,800 babies a year, more than any other regional hospital, and treats patients through some 60,000 emergency room visits annually.
 
In addition to advanced and innovative patient care offered at University hospitals and clinics, USA's medical education programs provide first-class training experiences for the next generation of physicians and scientists. USA Health delivers excellence in care while improving the quality of life for residents across the Gulf Coast.
 
USA Health is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.

Essential Functions

Defines patient hearing impairment by conferring with physician; selects and administers electrophysiological and other relevant tests; operates diagnostic equipment; determines type and degree of hearing impairment and effects on comprehension and speech; interprets audiometric diagnostic data; prepares written diagnostic reports; maintains records by recording and updating evaluations, changes, progress and treatments; improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implements changes; evaluates new equipment, devices and techniques; provides auditory evaluations and education by measuring and studying noise conditions; conducts hearing protection and hearing loss screening programs; maintains supplies inventory by checking stock; anticipates needs; places and expedites orders; verifies receipts; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and additional hours as required; related duties as required. 

Minimum Requirements

Doctoral degree in audiology from an accredited institution as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama or completion of a master's degree in audiology (prior to January 1, 2007) as an audiologist, certificate of Clinical Competence in audiology and licensure with the state of Alabama in audiology.  Clinical experience as a certified audiologist is preferred. 

Working Days and Hours

Days and Hours Vary

~ 16-20 hours per week