Audiologist - Full Time

Mayfield Heights, OH

This is a clinical position responsible for assessing and prescribing treatment for hearing disorders and providing a full range of diagnostic, preventative, consultative and rehabilitative audiology services to patients and families. 

Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Provides cerumen management to prevent obstruction of external ear canal and of amplification devices.
  • Obtains case history and administers diagnostic tests to determine nature, degree and type of hearing problems.
  • Consults with patients on the nature of hearing loss and communicative problems. Develops individualized treatment programs. Conducts follow-up to determine patient progress. Modifies therapy program.
  • Interprets results and dictates reports for medical records. Consults with other medical professionals.
  • Plans and directs treatment programs to restore patient hearing. Works with other therapists.
  • Instructs patients and their families in rehabilitative procedures.
  • Develops new audiologist programs and services.
  • Performs hearing aid evaluations and dispenses hearing aids.
  • Checks, repairs, and sells batteries for hearing aids.
  • Makes referrals for further diagnostic evaluation and therapy and/or treatment. Trains and consults on environmental and interpersonal modifications to better facilitate receptive and expressive communication.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
  • Knowledge of testing and diagnostic equipment, disorders, and patient prognosis to establish a treatment plan.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, staff, and the public.
  • Ability to present explanatory or interpretive information about the treatment program.
  • Ability to motivate patients to participate in treatment program.
  • Ability to apply written guidelines and work practices to make decisions and prepare recommendations regarding problems.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Master's Degree in Audiology
  • Minimum of two years work experience as a Audiologist.

Certificates and Licenses Required:

  • Eligible for the Certificate of Clinical Competency in audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  • State of Ohio License

ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Combination of office and exam offices. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations. Hepatitis B vaccination and TB test required.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, reaching. Occasional stress from workload. Must be able to use a variety of office equipment including phone, writing instruments, PC, fax and medical equipment including stethoscope, eye washing equipment, blood pressure cuff.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer