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Audiologist Coordinator

Location: Anaheim, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 710890 Date posted: 07/06/2018
Description:
Under the general supervision of Chief of Service and the Department Administrator, plans, develops, implements, evaluates and the supervises the Audiology service delivery and quality assurance program. Develops and implements programs of peer review and inservice education. Participates in short and long range planning for improving delivery accessibility of service in the Audiology department. Provides comprehensive audiological case management which includes administering diagnostic audiological tests that allow the differentiation between types of hearing disorders, coordinating and interpreting test results, consulting with and recommending optimum treatment program on hearing disorders to physicians.


Essential Functions:

- Coordinates central planning, development, implementation and evaluation of audiology programs with appropriate input from the Chief of Service and Department Administrator.
- These include Audiologist and departmental goal setting, audiology projects, literature, supplies and continuing education, peer review and productivity, quality of care and service.
- Responsible for the coordination of the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of Audiology and departmental policies, clinical practice agreements and quality assurance program.
- Ensures Audiologists' compliance with all licensure requirements.
- Oversees orientation and training for Audiologists.
- Plans, coordinates and schedules the office hours and leaves for Audiologists.
- Participates in the interviewing and selection process for all Audiologist candidates, as well as completion of performance assessments of current staff.
- Performs other administrative responsibilities such as collection and compilation of Audiology statistics, budget development and monitoring.
- An Audiology Coordinator also provides direct audiology care and services to members as listed below:
- Provides diagnostic evaluation of hearing, prevention, habilitation and rehabilitation services for auditory problems and research relating to hearing and attendant disorders.
- Physically and otoscopically examines the outer structures of the ear.
- Procedures may include evaluation, fitting and dispensing of hearing aids; cochlear implant assessment, programming and rehabilitation; and electrophysiologic evaluation of the vestibular and auditory mechanisms, in addition to electroacoustic measures of the peripheral and central auditory systems.
- Counsels individuals with auditory disorders, their families and other service providers regarding the etiology of the disorder and its management.
- Provides reports and coordinates audiological results with other diagnostic data such as educational, medical, social and behavioral information.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Minimum two (2) years of experience within last three (3) years as an Audiologist required.
Education
- Master's degree in audiology required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Current California State license in audiology required.
- California hearing aid dispenser's license may be required,
- National Provider Identifier (NPI) required as of May 23, 2007.
 
Additional Requirements:
- Proficient in diagnostic evaluation of hearing, prevention, habilitation and rehabilitation services for auditory problems,
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
 


Preferred Qualifications:
- Leadership and supervisory experience preferred.


- Doctorate in Audiology preferred.


- Cochlear Implant experience preferred.  


- VNG, VHIT, VEMP, ABR, and audiogram experience preferred. 


- Background with tinnitus and dizziness preferred.  


- Strong leadership experience required.


- Must have minimum 5 years experience in the field of Audiology.  




Notes:


- Must be a team player and flexible.  


- Will work with patients and also oversee day to day clinical operations of audiology department. 


- Will cover both Irvine and Anaheim facilities as well as attend regional meetings.  


- May be required to work weekends.

Primary Location: California,Anaheim,Kraemer I Medical Office 3460 E. La Palma Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Specialty: Speech Therapy Department: Audiology Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

About Rehab Services Careers

Rehab Services Careers

In an effort to increase our collective knowledge and deliver higher-quality, more informed care, we encourage dialogue and collaboration across the care delivery spectrum. Our rehab department includes professionals in audiology, respiratory care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, and much more.

In addition to inpatient and outpatient opportunities, we also offer home health opportunities, affording you the chance to improve patient outcomes in the home care setting. With outstanding educational opportunities and modern equipment and technology, you'll actively participate in your patients' journey to wellness while continually elevating your own expertise.

Physical And Occupational Therapists

Kaiser Permanente offers full-time, part-time, per diem, and in-house registry opportunities in a variety of practice settings, including home health, inpatient, and outpatient. Additional opportunities include occupational therapist, physical therapist, and licensed physical therapist assistant.

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At Kaiser Permanente, Respiratory Care Practitioners are an integral part of our respected health care team. They are responsible for developing patient treatment plans and have the opportunity to work in a variety of exciting and challenging areas from adult critical care to cardiology to high-risk delivery. Our Respiratory Care Practitioners have the advantage of computerized state-of-the-art equipment, including life support systems, arterial blood gas analyzers, and non-invasive monitors.

Speech Pathology

Kaiser Permanente's speech pathologists provide direct patient care to members with communication and swallowing disorders by evaluating, diagnosing, developing, and implementing therapy and treatment programs.

Audiology

Our audiology professionals are a vital part of our rehab care team. They provide direction, counseling, and recommendations regarding the rehabilitation of hearing impaired patients.

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