AUDIOLOGIST

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AUDIOLOGIST (JOB ID: 66768) OFFICE OF SCHOOLS Traditional 186 work days per year FTE: 1.0 Salary: Click here for more information on compensation for these roles. Please note: You must submit all relevant documentation via onboarding before the deadline (15 days after receiving your offer letter) for salary setting purposes. **Please note: Applications will be received until March 31st, 2024. If the position is not filled by then, we may consider applications submitted after the deadline. Interested applicants must apply online by visiting the Denver Public Schools job board at careers.dpsk12.org.** Essential Functions and Objectives: Provides comprehensive educational audiology services, including activities identified in the document Guidelines for Audiology Services in the Schools (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association). Evaluates hearing loss and hearing disorders to determine diagnoses and courses of treatment; refers clients to additional medical or educational services if needed. Administers hearing and hearing disorder assessments, using specialized instruments and electronic equipment. Recommends assistive devices according to needs or nature of impairments and fits and dispenses devices, ensuring proper function. Completes and updates student records at all stages, including initial evaluation and discharge. Counsels and instructs students, parents, and other stakeholders in habilitation to improve hearing access in an educational setting. Monitors student progress and discharges them from treatment when goals have been attained. Plans and conducts treatment programs for hearing problems, consulting with physicians, nurses, psychologists, and other health care personnel as necessary. Participates in and attends hearing loss or hearing disorder and general special education meetings as well as conferences and/or training to update or share knowledge of new hearing disorder or hearing loss treatment methods or technologies. Participates in and is knowledgeable about the IFSP/IEP process in order to make recommendations for students who are deaf and hard of hearing as part of the educational staffing team. Performs maintenance on hearing related equipment. Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications: Experience working with populations from birth to 21 years of age is preferred. – Colorado Department of Education Special Service Provider License – Educational Audiologist. Must have a valid driver’s license, meet the District’s insurability requirements, and have an acceptable driving record for the past three years. Proficiency with Google Suite. Effective time management, critical thinking, problem-solving, and organizational skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to accurately record, transfer, and relate information. Effectively handles multiple demands and competing deadlines. Ability to follow directions and procedures. Ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Ability to adapt to a changing work environment with a positive attitude and problem solving approach. Demonstrates respect for children, teenagers, and adults. Willingness and ability to travel to sites throughout the District. Strong desire to work in a school setting. Select positions require the job to be bilingual in Spanish or another language in the areas of speaking, listening, and/or reading. Education Requirements: Masters or Doctorate; AUD or PhD in Audiology. Additional Information: Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off): http://thecommons.dpsk12.org/Page/1129 Benefits (including DPS contributions): http://thecommons.dpsk12.org/Page/1397 Compensation Structures: http://thecommons.dpsk12.org/Page/244 Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools About Denver Public Schools: Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students. DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org. Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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