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Audiology Student Intern

Primary Location San Diego, California Job Number 986300 Date posted 08/23/2022
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Under direct supervision of an Audiologist, provides diagnostic evaluation of the auditory and vestibular systems and aids in assessing the neurological status of adults and children. Under direct supervision of an Audiologist, provides direction, counseling and recommendations regarding the rehabilitation of hearing impaired patients. Under direct supervision of an Audiologist determines whether severely hearing impaired patients are candidates for cochlear implant surgery. NOTE: This is a one year temporary position that will be filled each year with a new student intern.

Essential Functions:
- Under direct supervision of an Audiologist may perform the following direct patient care:
- Select, perform and interpret diagnostic test data for:
- Peripheral and central auditory function in pediatric and geriatric populations
- Vestibular function
- Facial nerve integrity
- Counsels patients and informs them of future therapeutic plans.
- Provides mobile diagnostic services for inpatients, ICU, NICU and operative patients.
- Performs evaluations, assessments and referrals for hearing aids.
- Keeps accurate and comprehensive records in patient's medical chart and department-based files.
- Performs daily equipment biological calibrations, maintains equipment and initiates requests for repair.
- Instructs patient education class.
- Assists families with placement into appropriate education setting fro hearing-impaired children.
- Serves as resource to physicians, paraprofessionals and patients regarding hearing health diagnostics and care.
- Maintains professional competency.
- NOTE: Each evaluation will be co-signed by an Audiology Preceptor within the department.
Basic Qualifications:
- N/A
- Completion of third year in an accredited AuD (Doctor of Audiology) program.
License, Certification, Registration
- N/A
Additional Requirements:
- Specific knowledge, skills and experience required to competently perform the job, including minimum education, technical knowledge, etc.
- Ability to apply/utilize knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of treatment modalities and interventions that meet standards of the program.
- Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word).
- Proficiency with a variety of software applications.
- Must be able to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:
- N/A
Primary Location: California,San Diego,Garfield Specialty Care Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 08:30 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Internship Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-SCAL-04|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Entry Level Department: Garfield Specialty Center - Head and Neck-Audiology - 0806 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.