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Audiology Asst-Newborn Hearing

  • Job ID: 231878678
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Department: Newborn Screening Program
  • Location: 300 Halket St, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.04 to $25.14 / hour

Description


Under the direction of an audiologist and in accordance with established policies and procedures, the Audiology Assistant - Newborn Hearing Screener, provides support to department clinicians. Uses a variety of audiometric technical equipment. Works with patients and families while assisting with testing and/or newborn infant hearing screening. Completes clerical duties associated with department function.

The position is located at Magee Women's Hospital.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in patient audiometric testing and in patient education
  • Screen newborns to access level of hearing acuity using technical audiometric equipment.
  • Recognize need to postpone screening and request medical assistance for newborn as necessary.
  • Maintain a high degree of cleanliness and order within clinic, testing areas and equipment.
  • Demonstrate cost effective use of human and material resources and report supply and material shortages to manager/director.
  • Relay screening results to parents.
  • Retrieve test results and record data according to department standards.
  • Consult with audiologist or manager if there are equipment problems or other issues.
  • Complete forms and other paperwork and conducts other miscellaneous clerical duties as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned by manager.
  • Perform functions that require using audiometric technical equipment.
  • Ensure patient safety through contacting a physician, either through the ENT services or ER, of any occurrence or incident relating to patient care.
  • Document results according to the prospective hospital's procedures.
  • Participate in quality assurance, confidentiality and compliance activities.

 

Qualifications

  • High School diploma required.
  • 1 year experience working with children OR junior/senior level undergraduate student, OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • BS in health related field preferred.
  • Analytical ability to understand testing equipment and procedures.
  • Cognitive ability to think clearly and accurately to assist with pediatric patient testing.
  • Communication skills needed to work effectively with patients, parents, staff members and supervisor.Audio and visual acuity for observation of test analysis.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to frequently interact with patients of various developmental levels and family members in periods of emotional stress.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Basic computer skills.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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