Audiologist


  • Location: Hyannis, MA
  • Posted: Oct 29, 2019

Job Description


To determine the best treatment plan for the patient, while providing patients with support, guidance, testing and device fitting in consultation with the staff physicians and outside consults.

Description:

Identify, test, diagnose, and manage disorders of human hearing, balance, and tinnitus; interpret test results of behavioral and objective measures

Counsel patients about hearing health and the possible need for treatment/management

Assess the candidacy of persons with hearing loss for hearing aids and cochlear implants and provide fitting, programming, and audiologic rehabilitation to ensure the best possible outcomes

Supervise and conduct newborn hearing screening programs

Evaluate and manage children and adults with central auditory processing disorders

Screen speech-language, the use of sign language, and other factors affecting communication function for the purposes of audiologic evaluation and/or initial identification of individuals with other communication disorders

Perform otoscopic examination of ear canals and ear drum, manage the removal of excessive cerumen, and make ear impressions

Recommend and provide hearing aid selection, fitting, and programming

Recommend and provide hearing assistive technology systems (HATS)

Recommend and provide audiologic rehabilitationincluding speech reading, communication management, language development, and auditory skill development

Perform assessment and nonmedical management of tinnitus

Counsel and educate patients and families/caregivers on the psychosocial adjustments of hearing loss

Collaborate with educators regarding communication management, educational implications of hearing loss, educational programming, classroom acoustics, and large-area amplification systems for children with hearing loss

Educate the public on the prevention of hearing loss, tinnitus, and falls

Consult about accessibility for persons with hearing loss in public and private buildings, programs, and services

Implement and/or coordinate community, school-based, or occupational hearing screening and conservation programs

Participate in the development of professional and technical standards

Demonstrate the value of audiologic services by measuring functional outcomes, consumer satisfaction, and effectiveness of treatment

Other Duties as assigned

Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects MACCs commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service.

Qualifications


Masters Degree in Audiology required

Audiology experience preferred

Hearing Aid fitting experience preferred

Strong interpersonal communication skills

ASHA Certificate in Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) preferred

BLS for Healthcare Providers certification preferred

Employment Type


  • Regular-Regular

Cape Cod Healthcare

60 Park Street
Hyannis, MA 02601

Opened: 1919

Phone: (508) 862-5700

Fax: (508) 862-5700

Web: http://www.capecodhealth.org

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