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Audiologist

Location: Walnut Creek, CA Job Number: 854272 Date posted: 06/04/2021

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Description:
Administers diagnostic audiological tests that allow the differentiation between types of hearing disorders, coordinates and interprets test results and consults with and makes recommendations on hearing disorders to physicians.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • 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 appropriate ear cleaning 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.
  • 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.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • One (1) year in diagnostic evaluation of hearing, prevention, habilitation and rehabilitation services for auditory problems.
  • Education
  • Master's degree or Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (AuD) prior to employment start date.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Current temporary or permanent California state license in audiology prior to employment start date.
  • If dispensing hearing aids, a Dispensing Audiologist license is required.
  • Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

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

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) year of post-licensure experience in the field of audiology.
  • Primary Location: California,Walnut Creek,Walnut Creek Psych/Hearing Aid Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: On-Call Working Hours End: On-Call Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NCAL-09|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Hearing Aid Center Travel: Yes, 25 % 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.

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