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Pay Range: $40.05 $48.35/Hr.
- This position, knows and complies with quality, safety, and emergency policies and procedures. Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice in every interaction with patients, colleagues, providers, and leadership. Ensures patient safety in the preparation and provisioning of care related to but not limited to medications including the consistent use of 5 rights and 3 checks of medication administration, procedures, infection prevention, fall prevention, including consistent use of two patient identifiers and procedural time outs. Reports safety hazards, accidents and incidents, and unsafe working conditions promptly.
- Measures hearing acuity and identifies the type and degree of hearing loss for patients of all ages by performing: a)pure tone audiometry; b) speech audiometry; c) immittance audiometry; d) behavioral observation audiometry; e) visual reinforcement audiometry; f) conditioned play audiometry and g) otoacoustic emissions testing.
- Assesses the integrity of the auditory system by performing a) auditory brainstem response testing; b) auditory steady state response audiometry; and c) electrocochleography.
- Assesses the function of the vestibular system by performing; a) electronystagmography or videostagmography and b) vestibular evoked myogenic potentials measurements.
- Provides counseling and training for individuals with vestibular disorders and participates in the multi-disciplinary management of balance rehabilitation.
- Determines audiologic candidacy for implantable devices, including but not limited to cochlear implants and bone anchored hearing aids, and provides pre and post-surgical assessment, counseling and all aspects of audiologic treatment including auditory training, rehabilitation, implant programming, and maintenance of implant hardware and software.
- Prepares written reports of diagnostic test results and recommendations and confers with the appropriate professionals regarding patient care and management.
- Performs cerumen management.
- Counsels, dispenses and troubleshoots hearing aids, BAHAs and assistive listening devices. This may include electroacoustic measures of the hearing aids and possible aided and unaided sound field testing.
- Provides tinnitus education, rehabilitation and counseling one on one or in a group setting. This may include but is not limited to testing for setting maskers or other therapeutic devices.
- Makes custom ear products for patients.
- Designs, implements and coordinates industrial and community hearing conservation programs, noise conservation services.