Audiologist

Northwestern Medicine View Company Profile

Benefits $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time) $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time) $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time) $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time) Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus Paid time off and Holiday pay Pay Starting at: $40.79 + per hour based on experience Description Northwestern Medicine has an exciting opportunity for an Audiologist to work in our outpatient audiology clinic in Evanston. The office is a multispecialty outpatient center. The Audiologist will support all our ENT physicianxe2x80x99s with necessary audiograms, assist patients with Hearing Aid requests along with helping to implement Cochlear Implant services at our location with the guidance of the Doctor. Schedule: 4x10s, Tuesday – Friday. No holidays or on-call. The Audiologist reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organizationxe2x80x99s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards. The Audiologist provides diagnostic and habilitation/rehabilitation services for patients with hearing, balance, or other ear-related health conditions. This role performs diagnostic hearing evaluations, hearing aid selection, fitting and follow-up services, cochlear implant evaluation, programming, and rehabilitation, auditory brainstem response evaluations; and neonatal auditory brainstem respone screenings. This position routinely acts as preceptor for graduate student clinicians. Responsibilities: Obtains case history and formulates appropriate individualized evaluation plan. Performs comprehensive adult audiologic evaluations and counsels on results and recommendations. Assess individual amplification options, selects appropriate amplification options, verifies appropriateness of fitting, utilizes real-ear measurement techniques. Provides patient education (care, and use of amplification devices), discusses purchase agreement terms, addresses post-fitting issues, and makes programming adjustments as needed. Performs, analyzes, and reports on electrophysiologic procedures. Provides clinical instruction and evaluation of doctoral students. Identifies and evaluates cochlear implant candidates, provides post-surgical activation, programming, rehabilitation, and follow-up services, and performs appropriate documentation of all services provided. May perform other duties as assigned. Competencies / Performance Expectations: Please refer to NMHC Performance Standard Competencies. Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, physicians, management, staff and other customers. Demonstrated customer service skills, including the ability to use appropriate judgment, independent thinking, flexibility and creativity when resolving customer issues. Ability to apply critical thinking, communication, influence, and flexibility to make optimal decisions based on multiple variables and desired outcomes. Ability to effectively handle challenging situations. Strong data, analytical and finance orientation. Ability to balance multiple priorities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Desire to work in multi-disciplinary setting. Qualifications Required: Audiologist, Licensed (IL). Master’s degree or higher from accredited program in Audiology. Preferred: 1-2 years of adult cochlear implant experience. Equal Opportunity Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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