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On-Call Audiologist

Location: Honolulu, HI Additional Locations:
Job Number: 750427 Date posted: 12/13/2018
Description:
Performs diagnostic, habilitative, rehabilitative, conservation services and research related to hearing functions.


Essential Functions:
- Administers acoustic and electro-acoustic tests to determine patient's hearing level, site of any damage to auditory system and its organic or inorganic nature.
- Coordinates audiometric results with other diagnostic data, such as educational, medical, social and behavioral information. Anticipates/predicts potential benefits of use of hearing aids and/or special training.
- Plans, develops, conducts, or participates in habilitative and rehabilitative programs including counseling, guidance, auditory training, and hearing conservation. Records diagnostic findings and progress made.
- Assists patient in selection of suitable hearing aids in development of listening habits and use of visual cues. Assists in surgical treatment of hearing loss by describing loss to surgeon. Postoperatively conducts studies to determine hearing improvement achieved through surgery.
- Designs/develops clinical and research procedures. Conducts research in auditory systems. Develops improved methods of evaluation and treatment of persons with these disorders.
- Plans, develops, conducts, and/or participates in seminars/workshops to teach audiology to professional staff and trains them to conduct routine audiometry. Increases understanding of speech and hearing process and nature of various disorders.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Clinical experience.
- Experience in rehabilitation, counseling hearing-impaired patients, administering basic hearing evaluation and impedance testing, evoked response audiometry, and hearing aid evaluations.
- Experience in pediatric hearing testing.
Education
- Master's degree in audiology.
License, Certification, Registration
- Valid Hawaii Audiologist License (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure).
- Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification.
- National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Taxonomy code required at time of hire.
 
Additional Requirements:
- Familiarity with standard audiometric equipment and various types of hearing aids.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in oral communication (at level of patient's comprehension) and written communication.
 


Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with infants.
- Doctorate degree in audiology.

Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Hospital/Medical Offices 3288 Moanalua Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Department: Audiology Travel: Yes, 5 % 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.

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