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Sign On Bonus & Travel Reimbursement Available Department: Audiology – SRMC FTE: 1.00 Full Time Shift: Days Position Summary: Provide comprehensive assessment, diagnostic and rehabilitative services for all area of auditory, vestibular, and related disorders. Provide supervision of graduate students and clinical fellows engaged in similar work. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups. Detailed responsibilities: AUDITORY EVALS – Provide direct clinical services to patients including standard hearing evaluations, electrophysiologic testing, otoacoustic emission testing and electronystagmography testing ASSESSMENT – Provide patient care services including assessment, diagnosis, prevention, identification, consultation, habilitation, rehabilitation, instruction, counseling and prognostication AUDITORY SERVICES – Provide auditory services including hearing aid and assistive listening device evaluations and dispensing; initiate appropriate follow-up and referral to other healthcare professionals HEARING IMPAIRMENT – Supervise programs identifying cases of hearing impairment including newborn hearing screens POLICY & PROCEDURE – Follow established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards SUPERVISION – Supervise graduate students, clinical fellows and/or paraprofessionals as delegated EDUCATION & LIAISON – Provide in-services and serve as a liaison to other health care providers and related professionals as assigned EQUIPMENT & RECORDS – Provide support and assistance in the areas of equipment calibration, maintenance and supply; monitor and maintain departmental data and records CUSTOMER RELATIONS – Establish and maintain good rapport and effective working relationships with patients, visitors, physicians and Hospitals employees PATIENT SAFETY 1 – Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols PATIENT SAFETY 2 – Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes PATIENT SAFETY 3 – Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk PATIENT SAFETY 4 – Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner PATIENT SAFETY 5 – Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don’t understand or may “not seem right” Qualifications Education: Essential: Master’s Degree Nonessential: Doctorate Degree Education specialization: Essential: Related Discipline Nonessential: Related Discipline Experience: Essential: No minimum experience required Nonessential: Bilingual English/American Sign Language, Spanish, Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo Credentials: Essential: CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensing Lic in NM w/in 60 days Physical Conditions: Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (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. May require walking or standing to a significant degree or requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or may require working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of materials is negligible. Working conditions: Essential: Minor Hazard – physical risks, dirt, dust, fumes, noise May be credentialed by UNMH Credentialing Committee 60 days written notice required to be eligible for rehire

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