Clinical Audiologist

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Overview As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA This position provides comprehensive services related to prevention, identification, assessment and management of disorders of auditory and balance systems. This position is responsible for providing direct patient care. Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our five hospitals and eleven clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes. Responsibilities Determines appropriate audiometric tests and assesses hearing status. Counsels patients or families regarding audiometric test results, hearing loss, intervention, and rehabilitation. Recommends and coordinates referrals. Documents hearing assessment results. Maintains and calibrates department equipment used for evaluation. May evaluate patient need for a hearing device. Determines type of device. May fit, program and maintain hearing equipment. Performs sound level measurements of areas within the hospital and clinics when necessary. Leads in-services or instruction for medical staff. Records and submits billing information for services and sales. May develop reports and maintain department program information. Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills. Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served. Knowledge of evaluating and treating hearing disorders by determining the appropriate testing and providing intervention techniques, hearing aids, aural habilitation or rehabilitation. Ability to provide care as defined by licensure and refers to another health care professional when beyond the scope of training. Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status and provide care as described in the department’s policies and procedures manual. Qualifications Qualifications Licenses Required Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days of hire. Current licensure in Audiology from the State of Utah. * Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department. Qualifications (Preferred) Preferred Additional experience and training may be required in specialty areas. Working Conditions and Physical Demands Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation. This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving patients or objects, such as medical equipment, while providing patient care. This position must be able to perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and make fine discrimination in sound. Physical Requirements Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking Multi-lingual Candidates Welcomed To inquire about this posting, email: EEO Statement University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veteransxe2x80x99 preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Sherrie Hayashi Director/ Title IX Coordinator Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA) 383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite Salt Lake City, UT 84112 801-581-8365 Online reports may be submitted For more information: The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (xe2x80x9cURSxe2x80x9d). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URSxe2x80x99 post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen. Requisition Number 68397 Reg/Temp Regular Employment Type Full-Time Shift Day Work Schedule Monday-Friday Variable 0800-1700 Location Name University of Utah Hospital Workplace Set Up On-site City SALT LAKE CITY State UT Department UUH OPC 32S Audiology Clinic Category Health Professional – Other Workplace Set Up On-site

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