CLINICAL AUDIOLOGIST


  • Location: Raleigh, NC
  • Posted: Nov 18, 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.

This position is for the Duke Otolaryngology of Raleigh clinical site.

Occupational Summary

Duke Audiologists perform state-of-the-art and evidenced-based diagnostic and treatment procedures for patients across the lifespan. They evaluate auditory and/or vestibular systems of patients with ear abnormalities, auditory disorders and/or balance disorders through case history, clinical observation and diagnostic tests of auditory and/or vestibular function; and plan and participate in habilitative and rehabilitative programs for patients with auditory and/or vestibular disorders.

Work Performed

Independently maintains a clinical caseload in designated clinical area(s)
Provides evidence based evaluation and treatment to diverse, medically challenging patient populations
Provides quality service delivery techniques that facilitate optimum services to meet patient needs being sensitive to patients age, social, cultural, educational and vocational background
Completes required documentation accurately and within the designated time frame which may include report writing, billing, and/ or professional education database
Works collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team as well as with colleagues to promote best care of the patient
Participates in the peer review process
Participates in performance improvement initiatives within assigned work area as assigned by supervisor
Takes initiative to remain current in clinical practice through lectures, literature, and other educational opportunities
Organizes daily schedule to prioritize responsibilities including the integration of meetings, responsibilities, or tasks into schedule without negative impact on patient care or productivity
Maintains confidentiality pertaining to patient care and all policies and procedures
Keeps direct supervisor informed of activities, problems, and/or accomplishments
Functions in a self-directed manner and takes ownership to manage self and work including responsibility for actions and accountability for results
Maintains professional demeanor and is responsible for quality care in all interactions
Responds promptly to communication (e.g., e-mail, pages and phone messages)
Uses technology (e.g., computer skills) to meet job requirements
Maintains productivity standards
Completes clinical privileges consistent with job responsibilities and personal development plan
Performs duties/ tasks/ assignments as directed to support clinic and Department goals or needs
Meets all performance expectations and follows all policies and procedures
Meets and adheres to ASHA or AAA, state licensure board, and Department clinical practice guidelines

Required Qualifications at this Level

Education/Training

Work requires a minimum of a Master's degree in Audiology, although a doctoral-level degree in Audiology is preferred (e.g., AuD or PhD). 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 University 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 essential job 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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