CLINICAL AUDIOLOGIST


  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Posted: Oct 19, 2019

Job Description


School of Medicine:

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nations top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Occupational Summary

Evaluate hearing of patients with ear abnormalities and/or auditory disorders through case history, clinical observation and diagnostic tests of auditory function; plan and participate in habilitative and rehabilitative programs for patients with auditory disorders.

Work Performed

Administer diagnostic tests of hearing including pure tone and speech audiometry, Bekesy audiometry, electro-dermal audiometry, and tympanometry; identify hearing impairment and describe residual hearing; assess resulting social disability and predict potential benefit from hearing aids, auditory training and speech reading. Coordinate audiometric results with medical, educational, social and behavioral diagnostic data; interpret audiometric results for patients, parents and professional staff.

Plan and participate in habilitative and rehabilitative programs to include counseling, auditory training, lip reading and speech conservation; assist in the selection and use of appropriate hearing aids; write progress reports as needed.

Participate in research related to the development of diagnostic and remedial audiology techniques, procedures or apparatus.

Act as auditory consultant to medical, educational and other professional groups. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Required Qualifications at this Level
Education/Training

Work requires a Master's degree in Audiology. Requires an NC licensure as an Audiologist and a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or Board Certified in Audiology (ABOA) or New Graduate Privilege License (Temporary License) in Audiology issued by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists. For Privilege License, full license is expected within one month after completing supervised year of training.

Experience

None required beyond Education/Training requirement.

OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Duke Health

705 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-5600

Fax: (919) 684-5600

Web: http://www.hr.duke.edu/

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