Cochlear Implant Specialist [AUDIOLOGIST SR EX]

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Job Summary The Cochlear Implant Specialist-Senior Audiologist serves a diversified patient population with an emphasis on the adult population in the Department of Otolaryngology. The Sr. Audiologist provides cochlear implantation services, including hearing aid dispensing as it relates to cochlear implantation and audiological services. The Senior Audiologist works under the direct supervision of the Director of Audiology. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Cochlear implant services Audiologic evaluations Audiologic consultation and education Mentor Audiologists in Cochlear implantation practice Apply By Date (May 6th at 11:59 pm) Minimum Qualifications California State Dispensing Audiologist License OR be eligible for licensure. Must obtain a Dispensing Audiologist license within 3 months of hire. Failure to obtain a Dispensing Audiologist license in that timeframe may result in termination Demonstrated recent minimum of 5 years of cochlear implant experience within a Cochlear implant program providing candidacy evaluations, mapping, and troubleshooting Familiarity with current hearing aids and assistive listening devices (including programmable/digital hearing aids and the software necessary to fit them) Ability to assess aided hearing performance utilizing real ear measurements, electro-acoustic analysis, functional gain measurements, and the knowledge to interpret the results obtained from these measurements Ability to make earmold impressions and the knowledge to choose appropriate earmold and custom shell designs Ability to communicate effectively with patients and their families Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, physicians, and other healthcare providers Organization skills necessary to maintain related to patient care accurate records Must work with co-workers, patients, and physicians professionally Must respect the privacy and confidentiality of others Preferred Qualifications Current paneling by California Childrenxe2x80x99s Services (CCS) Continuing professional education to maintain a high level of expertise in the areas of Audiology and Hearing aid dispensing Professional knowledge and clinical experience to evaluate hearing in a diverse patient population Competency to interpret the results of Audiological evaluations and assess individual patientxe2x80x99s needs for services including cochlear implants, appropriate amplification, and other listening devices Professional knowledge and clinical experience to evaluate hearing in a diverse patient population Ability to operate Audiologic equipment including but not limited to Channel Audiometers, Middle-ear Analyzers, Otoacoustic Emissions equipment, and Hearing aid analyzers Professional knowledge and clinical experience in evaluating Cochlear implant candidacy, mapping, and troubleshooting Knowledge and skill necessary to perform in-office repairs and modifications for Cochlear implants, hearing aids, and earmolds EPIC/EMR experience Department Description The Department of Audiology is made up of a large team of Audiologists, health providers, and supporting staff who are dedicated to the care of our patients and the advancement of our practice. We work in close association with our Otolaryngology colleagues to provide the most compassionate and productive care possible. Position Information Salary or Pay Range: $8,507.23 – 11,225.47 Salary Frequency: Monthly Salary Grade: 103 Payroll Title: AUDIOLOGIST SR EX Number of Positions: 1 Appointment Type: Career Percentage of Time: 100% – Full-time Shift Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am to 5 pm Location: Variable- UC Davis Medical Group, (Sacramento and Natomas) Union Representation: Yes – HX – Residual Health Care Prof Benefits Eligible: Yes Hybrid/Remote/On-Site: On-site Benefits Outstanding benefits and perks are among the many rewards of working for the University of California. UC Davis Health offers a full range of benefits, resources, and programs to help you bring your best self to work, as well as to help you and your family achieve your health, wellness, financial, and career goals. Learn more about the benefits below and eligibility rules by visiting our handy Benefits Summary and our Benefits Page If you are represented by a union, benefits are negotiated between the University of California (UC) and your union and finalized in a contract. Read your bargaining unit’s employment contract, stay abreast of current negotiations, and learn about collective bargaining at UC: High-quality and low-cost medical plans to choose from to fit your familyxe2x80x99s needs UC pays for Dental and Vision insurance premiums for you and your family Extensive leave benefits including Pregnancy and Parental Leave, Family & Medical Leave Paid Holidays annually as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement. Paid Time Off/Vacation/Sick Time as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement. Paid time off for professional development as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement. Continuing Education (CE) allowance and Education Reimbursement Program as stipulated in the UC Davis Health Policies or Collective Bargaining Agreement. Access to free professional development courses and learning opportunities for personal and professional growth WorkLife and Wellness programs and resources On-site Employee Assistance Program including access to free mental health services Supplemental insurance is offered including additional life, short/long term disability, pet insurance, and legal coverage Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Qualified Employer & Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program for qualified roles Retirement benefit options for eligible roles including Pension and other Retirement Saving Plans. More information on our retirement benefits can be found here UC Davis cares about building a community, which is why we provide resources to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to support our staff Physical Demands and Work Environment Must be able to work overtime and variable hours when necessary Must be able to work in satellite clinics when necessary Must be flexible to cover other areas of the clinic Must be able to work under stressful conditions This position is expected to understand and comply with the UCDHS and Department Policy and Procedure manual This position is currently not eligible for flex time hours Special Requirements This position is a critical position and subject to a background check and drug screen. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background investigation including criminal history, identity checks, and drug screen. As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging At UC Davis, wexe2x80x99re solving lifexe2x80x99s most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we donxe2x80x99t just maintain – we improve. We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds, and you belong here. As you consider joining UC Davis, please explore our Principles of Community, our Clinical Strategic Plan and strategic vision for research and education, and our latest efforts to outgrow the expected. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. Because we want you to be seen, our recruiting process at UC Davis fosters authenticity, diversity, and inclusion. Studies have shown that some people may not apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Each unique role at UC Davis has a set of requirements and you could be perfect for this role, or you could be perfect for the next role! Donxe2x80x99t meet all the requirements? We still encourage you to apply! #YouBelongHere #CA-ZM

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