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Doctorate Of Audiology Externship (Temporary)

Location: Fresno, CA Job Number: 913420 Date posted: 10/17/2020

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Description:
Position is limited to those who are completing their 4th year externship before licensure in audiology. Their practicum is to be under the direct supervision of a licensed audiologist.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Under the direct supervision of a licensed audiologist, provides diagnostic evaluation of hearing, prevention, habilitation and rehabilitation services for auditory and balance problems.
  • Conducts research related to hearing and balance related disorders. Routinely physically and otoscopically examines the outer structures of the ear.  Fits, programs and dispenses hearing aids. Participates in cochlear implant assessments. Conducts electrophysiologic evaluations of the vestibular and auditory mechanisms.
  • Performs 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.
  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

  • Secondary Functions:
  • Full scope diagnostic Audiology services.  
  • Full scope Audiology treatment with amplification services. 
  • Completion of graduate program.  
  • Completion of interim resident audiology and hearing dispensing license. 
  • Candidate will complete Audiology proctoring program and assessment prior to independent work with patients in our department.  
  • Complete quarterly evaluations with Kaiser and University program during residency.


  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • N/A

  • Education

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • Completion of three (3) years in a doctoral level audiology program or two (2) years in an accelerated doctoral level audiology program required.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Must have a Required Professional Experience - Audiology (RPE-A) license from the State of California by date of hire.



  • Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.



  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A
  • Primary Location: California,Fresno,Fresno Hearing Aid Center 1630 E. Shaw Ave. Bldg. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri *Temporary position for approximately 1 year Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Rehab Services Department: Head and Neck-Hearing Aid Center Travel: No 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.

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