Audiologist

Cook Children's Health Care System View Company Profile

Location: Fort Worth Rehabilitation Center Department: Rehab-Audiology Shift: First Shift (United States of America) Standard Weekly Hours: 40 Summary: The staff Audiologist will have the education, knowledge and skill to provide in-patient and/or out-patient services, focusing on diagnosing hearing loss for all pediatric ages. They work closely with the child, his/her family, speech pathologists, school personnel, specialists, and physicians to recommend and implement a plan which enhances a childs functional hearing to facilitate learning and development. Cook Childrens audiologists also specialize in serving children who have been unable to complete routine audiology testing in traditional settings. Audiology services provided include: behavioral audiometry, auditory brainstem response, otoacoustic emissions, infant newborn hearing screenings, evaluation and selection of hearing aids (includes dispensing, testing and repairs), FM systems, other assistive listening devices, custom ear plugs for swimming and noise protection, and cochlear implants. The position shall include patient and caregiver education and consultation to other professionals, clinics and agencies, both within Cook Childrens Health Care System and within the community. Documentation and correspondence pertaining to these services shall follow department and system policies. Education: 1. Clinical Doctorate degree in Audiology or PhD in Audiology. 2. Pediatric experience preferred. Certification/Licensure: 1.BLS certification within 30 days of employment required. 2.State license for Audiology. 3.Certificate of Clinical Competence in audiology (ASHA) or Board Certified in Audiology (ABA) or eligible to apply for either which must be obtained within 12 months of hire to maintain employment at Cook. About Us: Cook Children’s Medical Center is the cornerstone of Cook Children’s, and offers advanced technologies, research and treatments, surgery, rehabilitation and ancillary services all designed to meet children’s needs. Cook Children’s is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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