Audiologist- OMC Jeff Hwy

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Region: New Orleans Region Facility: Ochsner Medical Center xe2x80x93 New Orleans Location: New Orleans, LA Employment Type: Full time Job Category: Allied Health Job Number: REQ_00197256 Wexe2x80x99ve made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed xe2x80x93 our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today! This job administers a variety of diagnostic audiological exams; counsels patients, families and physicians regarding test results, and reviews options that best meet their hearing healthcare needs. Performs audiological services in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hearing and balance disorders for people of all ages. Evaluates, orders, and dispenses hearing aids and cochlear implants. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the companyxe2x80x99s discretion. Education Required xe2x80x93 Masterxe2x80x99s degree in Audiology, or a Doctor of Audiology Doctorate (Au.D.) in state of practice. Work Experience Required xe2x80x93 1 year of experience in the audiology field. Certifications Required xe2x80x93 Current hearing aid license in state of practice. Preferred xe2x80x93 Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology, CCC-A from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based applications. Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care processes. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively collaborate and interact with patients and other healthcare professionals. Clinical skills indicative of a Board-certified audiologist. Ability to identify, test, diagnose and manage hearing disorders in all populations. Ability to effectively counsel patients regarding hearing healthcare and possible treatment/management options. Ability to perform Auditory Brainstem Response testing, Vestibular assessments, otoscopies and make ear impressions. Working knowledge of hearing loss prevention methods to educate the public properly. Ability to organize time and prioritize numerous duties within strict deadlines. Ability to handle patients in a caring and respectful manner and plan accordingly for medically complex patients. Job Duties Assesses auditory function in normal hearing and hearing-impaired patients of all ages. Communicates educational, medical, and diagnostic procedural information to the patient and/or patientxe2x80x99s family in a clear and concise manner. Conducts comprehensive diagnostic audiological evaluations, newborn hearing screenings and otoacoustic emissions. Assesses candidacy of patients with hearing loss for hearing aids and implantable devices and provides appropriate rehabilitation options to ensure the best possible outcome. Facilitates departmental practice by scheduling and coordinating all appointment types. Assists in the orientation and training of new employees as assigned and attends appropriate in-services/education programs. Fits and calibrates hearing aids for patients and conduct auditory brainstem response evaluations as needed. Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style. Performs other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards. This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns. The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Physical and Environmental Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Medium Work xe2x80x93 Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible. Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid. The incumbent has no occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases. Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role. Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today! Ochsner Health does not consider an individual an applicant until they have formally applied to the open position on this careers website. Individuals who reside in and will work from the following areas are not eligible for remote work position: Colorado, California, Washington, and New York. Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or careers@ochsner.org. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, pregnancy status, pregnancy-related conditions, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, unemployment status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. These protections extend to applicants and all employment related decisions. View the EEO is the Law poster and its supplement, as well as the pay transparency policy for more information. Affirmative Action Policy Statement

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