Audiologist-Pediatric Audiology

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Overview: The Audiologist is responsible for providing diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology services to both inpatients and outpatients including assessment, treatment planning and implementation with related documentation. They are a resource to the interdisciplinary team, applying skills of the profession to improve outcomes of persons served. Actions are team oriented to successfully provide quality care and a high level of satisfaction for persons served through evidence-based practice. Patients of all ages from newborn to geriatric are part of the practice. Why UnityPoint Health? Commitment to our Team xe2x80x93 Wexe2x80x99ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2023 by Beckerxe2x80x99s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. Culture xe2x80x93 At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what’s right for the people we serve. Benefits xe2x80x93 Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage youxe2x80x99re in. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment xe2x80x93 Wexe2x80x99re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. Development xe2x80x93 We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. Community Involvement xe2x80x93 Be an essential part of our core purposexe2x80x94to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. Visit us at to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. Responsibilities: Receives referrals, screens and/or evaluates to determine the need for patient intervention. Interprets evaluation findings and develops an appropriate treatment plan, including goal setting. Carries out treatment plan and coordinates with patient, family, significant others and care team. Monitors patientxe2x80x99s response and modifies treatment to achieve goals. Provides input to improve patient or employee safety. Follows all policies, procedures and regulatory guidelines related to safety. Develops appropriate home or community programming to maintain and enhance the performance of the patients in their own environment. Documents the results of patientxe2x80x99s assessment, treatment, follow-up and termination of services. Oversees Audiology students as assigned. According to licensure laws, is professionally accountable for overseeing delegated clinical skills of the Communication Assistants. Reviews and analyzes quality appropriateness of the Audiology services delivered. Reports associated problems to supervisor as indicated. Understands and complies with billing and reimbursement procedures according to governmental and third-party requirements. Follows through with accurate and ethical billing practices. Reports any questions or concerns regarding compliance immediately to the attention of department or organization/hospital administrative staff. Qualifications: Education: Graduate from an accredited audiology program. License(s)/Certification(s): License to practice audiology in the state of Iowa. Valid driverxe2x80x99s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must read, write, speak and comprehend English. Must be able to communicate effectively (written and orally) with people of diverse professional, educational and lifestyle backgrounds. Multicultural sensitivity. Microsoft Office xe2x80x93 basic computer skills. Customer/Patient focus.Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

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