Clinical Audiologist

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We are recruiting for a motivated Clinical Audiologist to join our team! We are here for lifexe2x80x99s journey. Where is your life journey taking you? Being the heartbeat of Denver means our heart reflects something bigger than ourselves, something that connects us all: Humanity in action, Triumph in hardship, Transformation in health. Department DH AUDIOLOGY CLINIC PAV L Job Summary Under minimal supervision, provides diagnostic, rehabilitative and research services in the treatment and diagnosis of auditory and vestibular disorders. Essential Functions: Audiometric/Vestibular Assessment xe2x80xa2 Performs routine audiometric and vestibular testing to assist in the identification of hearing and balance disorders and the severity. Determine the site of lesion and type of impairment. xe2x80xa2 Performs routine audiometric and vestibular testing to assist in the identification of hearing and balance disorders and the severity. Determine the site of lesion and type of impairment. xe2x80xa2 Gathers data for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and or geriatric patients. xe2x80xa2 Differentiates normal from abnormal findings including potential problems, and reports to referring physician. xe2x80xa2 Performs nerve monitoring during surgery for head and neck operations. xe2x80xa2 Identifies the learning needs of a patient/family, and participate in their education. (10%) Hearing Aid Evaluation, Fitting and Follow Up xe2x80xa2 Prepares instrument and paperwork for fitting. xe2x80xa2 Performs hearing aid evaluations, patient and family counseling. xe2x80xa2 Gathers data for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and or geriatric patients to determine benefit of amplification. (10%) Teaching and Supervision xe2x80xa2 Supervision of graduate interns. xe2x80xa2 Trains volunteer staff in newborn hearing screening program. xe2x80xa2 Instructs resident staff and medical students in use of audiometric testing, and interpretation of results. xe2x80xa2 Provides in-services as requested for DHMC clinics and staff. (10%) Documentation xe2x80xa2 Ensures documentation is complete, concise, and reflects care given within designated time frame. xe2x80xa2 Assures all audiograms are recorded using the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association symbols. xe2x80xa2 Prepares reports and paperwork related to newborn hearing screening and other documentation required by the State of Colorado. (10%) Collaboration and Ethics xe2x80xa2 Collaborates with the patient, family and other members of the health care team to provide excellent care. xe2x80xa2 Interacts with colleagues and the public in a manner consistent with the standards set forth in xe2x80x9cexcellence in servicexe2x80x9d, and with the mission of the agency, and shares information with other members of the health care team. (10%) Promotes positive interpersonal (customer) relationships with fellow employees, physicians, patients and visitors. Treats these individuals with courtesy, dignity, empathy and respect; consistently displays courteous and respectful verbal and non-verbal communications. (10%) Adheres to, complies with and demonstrates support for the mission and values of Denver Health. Supports and adheres to the Denver Health Dozen. (10%) Ensures confidentiality of patient information by creating and maintaining a secure and trusting environment by not sharing information learned on the job, except when necessary in the performance of the job responsibilities or to improve a patientxe2x80x99s care. (10%) Adheres to Denver Health and departmental attendance guidelines. (10%) For Patient Care Positions: xe2x80xa2 Ensures all duties, responsibilities and competencies are conducted in a manner that is effective and appropriate to patients/clients to who care/service is being provided. xe2x80xa2 Demonstrates knowledge and applicability of the principles of growth and development over the life span, as well as demonstrating the ability to assess data reflecting the patientxe2x80x99s status and interpreting appropriate cultural information of the patient(s) to whom care/ services is being delivered/provided. xe2x80xa2 Employee has completed and met their clinical competency standards (10%) Education: Doctorate Degree Clinical Doctorate in Audiology Required or Doctorate Degree PhD in Audiology Required or Master’s Degree if degree was conferred prior to July 1st, 2007. Required Work Experience: 1-3 years One year of experience as an Audiologist Required Licenses: BLS-Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) – AHA – American Heart Association Required and CCCA-Certificate of Clinical Competence Audiology – ASHA – American Speech Language-Hearing Association Required and AUD-Audiologist – ABA – American Board of Audiology Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of theory, principles, and practices of Audiology. Knowledge of professional guidelines for delivering assessments. Knowledge of safety principles and infection control in the patient care environment. Knowledge of standards, policies and procedures of Denver Health as they pertain to Audiology and related departmental and agency operations. Ability to integrate requirements of the facility and/or regulatory agencies into clinical decisions and documentation. Demonstrates competency for assessment methods, techniques and approaches per professional, state and agency standards. Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form. Ability to properly use medical equipment. Ability to determine type and degree of hearing loss as well as vestibular disorders. Ability to instruct students and volunteers in accordance with policy and standards. Demonstrates an understanding of assessment findings as they relate to disease process. Demonstrates ability to select most appropriate amplification. Shift Days (United States of America) Work Type PRN/Intermittent Salary $78,802.00 – $118,203.00 / yr Benefits Outstanding benefits including up to 27 paid days off per year, immediate retirement plan employer contribution up to 9.5%, and generous medical plans Free RTD EcoPass (public transportation) On-site employee fitness center and wellness classes Childcare discount programs & exclusive perks on large brands, travel, and more Tuition reimbursement & assistance Education & development opportunities including career pathways and coaching Professional clinical advancement program & shared governance Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer+ free student loan coaching and assistance navigating the PSLF program National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer Our Values Respect Belonging Accountability Transparency All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made. Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denverxe2x80x99s 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation. As Coloradoxe2x80x99s primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year. Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer. We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). Denver Health values the unique ideas, talents and contributions reflective of the needs of our community. For more about our commitment to diversity visit: https://www.denverhealth.org/for-professionals/careers/diversity-and-inclusion

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