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Audiologist

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Description:

Provide diagnostic evaluations of the auditory and vestibular systems and aid in assessing the neurological status of adults and children. Provide direction, counseling, and recommendations regarding the rehabilitation of hearing impaired patients. Determine whether severely hearing impaired patients are candidates for cochlear implant surgery. Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.

Essential Responsibilities:

Selects, performs, and interprets diagnostic test data for: Pediatric and geriatric populations, vestibular function, and 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 monthly patient education class.Assists families with placement into appropriate education setting for hearing-impaired children.Serves as a resource for hearing and vestibular assessment (and rehabilitation) to physicians, paraprofessionals, and patients regarding hearing health diagnostics and care.Maintains professional competency.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • N/A

Education

  • Master's or Doctorate degree in Audiology required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Current California Audiologist license required prior to the first day of employment.
  • Basic Life Support Certification required prior to the first day of employment.
  • National Provider Identifier Number required prior to the first day of employment.

Additional Requirements:

  • N/A

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of experience as an Audiologist preferred

Primary Location: California,Lancaster,Antelope Valley Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B17-HCP|NUHW|NUHW Healthcare Professionals Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: Speech Therapy Department: Antelope Valley Medical Office - Head and Neck-Regular Clinic - 0806 Travel: Yes, 10 % 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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