- Location: Olympia, WA
- Posted: Oct 16, 2019
The Audiologist works with people who have hearing, balance, and related ear problems. Using technology and computers the Audiologist will provide essential hearing services. The Audiologist will assist with the treatment of hearing loss and other issues. The Audiologist will work with other health and education providers as part of a team.
Masters Degree or Doctorate in Audiology or related field
Current Washington State Audiologist license required
Demonstrate sound judgment, patience and maintain a professional demeanor at all times
Ability to work in a busy and stressful environment
Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
Strong computer skills
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Creativity, problem analysis and decision making
Ability to work varied shifts
Essential Job Functions*:
1. Performs diagnostic hearing tests including pure tone air and bone conduction testing, speech audiometry and impedance audiometry.
2. Interpret test results for patients and physicians.
3. Makes recommendations regarding need for medical follow-up, hearing aids, ear protection etc.
4. Conduct hearing aid evaluations to determine the most appropriate amplification for an individual and then fit the aids to the patient providing detailed instruction on the operation and maintenance of the instruments.
5. Provide routine maintenance and hearing aid trouble shooting for aids purchased through this office. This includes but is not limited to, cleaning aids, replacing battery doors, earhooks, earmold tubing, sending aids in for repair, reprogramming aids if there has been a change in hearing.
Essential Physical, Mental and/or Environmental Working Conditions:
Must be able to meet the physical/mental demands of position with or without accommodation. See checklist (page 2) for specific physical, mental and environmental working conditions.
1. Must be able to utilize good judgment, demonstrate patience, and maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
2. Must be able to work in a busy and stressful environment.
3. This position has the potential for placing the employee at risk for occupational exposure. Definition of occupational exposure: any reasonable anticipated eye, skin, mucus membrane, or potential contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of an employees duties.