Audiologist


  • Location: Buffalo, MN

  • Posted: Mar 11, 2019

Job Description


Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health clinics are committed to providing a work environment where passionate people have the knowledge, tools, opportunity and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. We want you to be part of our team where each employee contributes to our mission of exceptional primary and specialty care. Allina Health clinics provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services to people in 41 communities. More than 750 health care practitioners help patients identify health risks, manage chronic illness and find their path to better health.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 52821
To evaluate, fit and repair hearing instruments and counsel patients regarding their use and to manage the hearing aid dispensary to maximize patients ability to communicate
To provide audiologic services to patients who are self-referrals or have been referred by other physicians and professionals and to document and communicate results appropriately
To diagnose hearing loss and provide appropriate management
Provide audiologic support to the ENT service to accurately assess patients' hearing status so that appropriate medical/surgical treatment and/or auditory rehabilitation can be provided
To provide additional diagnostic information as well as confirmation of behavioral test results on children
Perform the following services on a regular basis: audiologic assessment (birth to elderly), hearing instrument dispensing, cochlear implant candidacy assessment, cerumen management and aural rehabilitation groups
Establishes their own patient base above and beyond what is referred by the ENT
Participation in community events 2+% of time per year
Newspaper interviews as requested

Education

Doctoral or masters degree in Audiology

Qualification/Skills

Skills
Ability to provide diagnostic evaluations and recommendations to patients of all ages, particularly children under the age of 3
Knowledge and interest in hearing aid fitting and dispensing procedures
Ability to relate to and communicate effectively with patients, physicians and other professionals

Licensure/Certification
Board certification by the American Board of Audiology and/or the certificate of clinical competence (C.C.C.) from American Speech and Hearing Association
Audiology license

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday between 8:00 and 5:30 pm

Location/Community Information

Located 35 minutes from Minneapolis or St. Cloud, the city of Buffalo lies at the intersection of two major highways and on two major recreational lakes, Buffalo Lake and Lake Pulaski. Quality education is very important to Buffalo residents, and it's one of the reasons many young parents are attracted to the Buffalo area. During the past 15 years, Buffalo has experienced enormous growth and development. This community offers both residents and guests a perfect mixture of modern conveniences and small town life. Although much has changed, Buffalo has retained its quaint feel and charm of the past

Buffalo:
Located 35 miles Northwest of Minneapolis
Population = 15,000
Service Area = 123,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Schedule Information


Hours: 40

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2925 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Web: http://www.allinahealth.org

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