Job Description

Job Title: Audiologist
Job ID: 688836
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: various daylight shifts as needed
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: UPP16 ENT Audiology
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
Reports to the Director and in her absence to the Senior Audiologist. Performs clinical tests of hearing or hearing-related functions for the assessment of hearing abilities and/or for purposes of contributing to medical diagnoses of hearing and other neurological disorders, interprets and counsels patient as per the implications of the findings and, in appropriate cases, provides rehabilitative services primarily involving the use of hearing aids and other assistive listening technology.

Responsibilities:
  • Administration of routine Audiology tests.
  • Demonstrates basics of service excellence towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians, and other departments.
  • Interpretation of test findings and management.
  • Performs additional hearing-aid related services.
  • Performs other special duties: it is generally expected that an audiologist will develop some special skill and share this skill by accepting a special responsibility.
  • Sees that test equipment he/she uses is well maintained by being observant of signs of malfunctioning and reporting problems to the Senior Audiologist, Director, or service contractor (if appropriate).
  • Takes part in clinical research projects as requested by the Director. Responsible for data collection, analysis, and written descriptions.
  • The audiologist is expected to contribute to no less than two hours per year of didactic instruction to medical students or residents or ten hours per year of supervision of residents or Audiology Students.
  • The audiologist is expected to participate in no less than one public hearing screening program per year or other extramural public relation program of similar time commitment.
  • The audiologist shall demonstrate competence in administering no less than 5 tests beyond the basic audiologic test battery.
  • Using appropriate test methods, selects appropriate hearing aids for potential or known wearers, evaluates success with use of instrument, and provides counseling in the use of the instrument.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree or AUD (clinical doctorate) Current Pennsylvania State License (20 hours of continuing education every two years) Audiologists maintain privileges at all satellite hospitals and maintain provider privileges (including Medicare UPIN #s) for all accepted insurance products

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    Audiology State License in the state of Pennsylvania

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Licensed Clinical Audiologist

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $23.62 to $39.11

Union Position: No

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