Audiologist I

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Why Work at Children’s…. Children’s Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children’s Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well being of children. Continually recognized as one of the nation’s outstanding hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s Colorado is known both for its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research and education programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties, Children’s Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16 Children’s Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics. A career at Children’s Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Job Overview The Audiologist I provide diagnostic audiological evaluations, interventions and family/caregiver consultation and education in all settings in which audiology services are offered including but not limited to inpatient, outpatient, outreach, and telehealth programs. Additional Information Department: Parker Audiology Job: Full-Time; 40 hours/week – eligible for benefits Shift: Monday – Friday Qualifications EDUCATION xe2x80x93 Masterxe2x80x99s degree in Audiology. EXPERIENCE xe2x80x93 One year experience providing pediatric audiology services in pediatric setting focusing on family centered care, required. CERTIFICATION(S) xe2x80x93 Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate; Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) Certificate; LICENSURE xe2x80x93 Current registration and licensure in Audiology by the State of Colorado Responsibilities POPULATION SPECIFIC CARE Neonate – 30 days to 1 yr Toddlers – >1 yr to 3yrs Pre-Schoolers – >3yrs to 5yrs School age – >5yrs to 13yrs Adolescent – >13yrs to 18yrs Adult – >18yrs to 65yrs ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform. Clinician completes case management activities consistent with department quality assurance and quality improvement standards. Clinician collaborates with the family, physicians, schools and other educational institutions, and other providers to ensure the continuum of care for the child and optimal clinical services. All interactions are non-judgmental and based on mutual respect. Clinician completes diagnostic evaluations consistent with contemporary, evidence-based practice in audiology and department quality assurance standards. Clinician incorporates principles of cultural-competence and family-centered care into clinical services. Clinician demonstrates leadership and participates in systematic, planned professional development to improve the clinical, educational, research, and advocacy goals of the department and hospital. Clinician provides developmentally-appropriate intervention services consistent with contemporary, evidence-based practice in audiology and department quality assurance standards. Clinician incorporates principles of cultural-competence and family-centered care into clinical services. Other Information Competencies ADAPTABILITY – Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful. APPLIED LEARNING – Assimilating and applying new job-related information in a timely manner. BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS – Developing and leveraging relationships within and across work groups to achieve results. COLLABORATING – Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals. COMMUNICATION – Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others. CUSTOMER ORIENTATION – Placing a high priority on the internal or external customerxe2x80x99s perspective when making decisions and taking action; implementing service practices that meet the customersxe2x80x99 and own organizationxe2x80x99s needs. DECISION MAKING – Identifying and understanding problems and opportunities by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting quantitative and qualitative information; choosing the best course of action by establishing clear decision criteria, generating and evaluating alternatives, and making timely decisions; taking action that is consistent with available facts and constraints and optimizes probable consequences. DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVITY xe2x80x93 Is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, and other individual differences in the workforce; recognizes the value of diverse perspectives and experiences and fosters a work environment reflective of the community at large. EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE – Establishing and sustaining trusting relationships by accurately perceiving and interpreting own and othersxe2x80x99 emotions and behavior; leveraging insights to effectively manage own responses so that onexe2x80x99s behavior matches onexe2x80x99s values and delivers intended results. MANAGING RELATIONSHIPS – Meeting the personal needs of individuals to build trust, encourage two-way communication, and strengthen relationships. MANAGING WORK – Effectively managing onexe2x80x99s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently. PLANNING & ORGANIZING – Establishing an action plan for self and others to complete work efficiently and on time by setting priorities, establishing timelines, and leveraging resources. RESOLVING CONFLICTS – Helping others deal effectively with an antagonistic situation to minimize damage to the relationships and promote shared goals; using appropriate interpersonal methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people and facilitate agreement. STRESS TOLERANCE – Maintaining stable performance under pressure or opposition (e.g., experiencing time pressure, conflict, or job ambiguity); handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization. Proficient knowledge about basic communication sciences, infant and child development, development of auditory behaviors, disorders of hearing and effects of hearing impairment on infants, children, adolescents and young adults, and aural rehabilitation to make appropriate recommendations. SCOPE AND LEVEL Guidelines: Guidelines are generally numerous, well established, and directly applicable to the work assignment. Work assignment and desired results are explained by general oral or written instructions. Complexity: Duties assigned are generally repetitive and restricted in scope but may be of substantial intricacy. Employee primarily applies standardized practices. Decision Making: Decisions or recommendations on non-standardized situations are limited to relating organizational policies to specific cases. Brings non-routine issues to supervisor. Problems that are not covered by guidelines or are without precedent are taken up with the supervisor. Communications: Contacts with the public or employees where explanatory or interpretive information is exchanged, gathered, or presented and some degree of discretion and judgment are required within the parameters of the job function. Supervision Received: Under normal supervision, within a standardized work situation, the employee performs duties common to the line of work without close supervision or detailed instruction. Work product is subject to continual review. Physical Requirements Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job Audio-Visual: Color Discrimination: Good Audio-Visual: Depth Perception: Good Audio-Visual: Far Vision: Good Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good Audio-Visual: Near Vision: Good General Activity: Sit: 1-2 hrs. per day General Activity: Stand/Walk: 4-6 hrs. per day Motion: Bend: 1/3 or more of time Motion: Carry: Up to 1/3 of time Motion: Lift: Up to 1/3 of time Motion: Pull: Up to 1/3 of time Motion: Push: Up to 1/3 of time Motion: Reach: Up to 1/3 of time Use of Hands/Feet: Both Hands – Precise Motor Function (Or Fine Manipulation) Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 50 pounds: Up to 1/3 of time WORK ENVIRONMENT Exposure: Exposure to blood/body fluid: Regular/Frequent. Exposure: Exposure to chemicals: Occasional. Exposure: Exposure to infectious diseases: Frequent. Exposure: Exposure to radiation: Occasional. Exposure: Exposure to skin irritations: Occasional. Mental and Emotional Requirements: Manages stress appropriately. Mental and Emotional Requirements: Works with others effectively. Equal Employment Opportunity It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information. Salary Information Annual Salary Range (Based on 40 hours worked per week): $78,659.24 to $117,988.86 Hourly Salary Range: $37.82 to $56.73 Benefits Information Here, you matter. As a Childrenxe2x80x99s Hospital Colorado team member, you will receive a competitive pay and benefits package designed to take care of your needs that includes base pay, incentives, paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, company provided life and disability insurance, paid parental leave, 403b employer match (retirement savings), a robust wellness program, and access to professional development tools, including an education benefit to help you advance your career. As part of our Total Rewards package, Children’s Colorado offers an annual employee bonus program that rewards eligible team members based on organizational performance. If organizational goals are met for the year, the bonus is paid out the following April. Childrenxe2x80x99s Colorado delivers annual base pay increases to eligible team members based on their performance over the previous year.

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