Audiologist, Lubbock, Texas

Created 11/25/2021
Employer Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Reference 479971
Country United States
State Texas
City Lubbock
Position Description

Assesses and treats persons with hearing and balance related disorders. May fit hearing aids, implantable devices, and provide auditory training. May perform research and teaching related to hearing and balance problems.

Major/Essential Functions

Job position will not be filled until Summer 2022.

Schedule patients for evaluation and treatment and entering patient information into the computer system.

Completing proper documentation, including evaluation, Audiology reports, and placement of an individualized plan of care with functional goals in the patient's medical record within 24 hours of initial contact.

Complete proper documentation including evaluation, Audiology report, precautions, contraindications, and placement of an individualized plan of care with functional goals in the patient's medical record within 24 hours of initial contact. And completing daily documentation.

Assess the needs of the patient by assessing and documenting the learning needs of the patient/caregiver and supply the appropriate instructions to the appropriate learner.

Assess the need for adaptive equipment, attaining an order for it and demonstration use of the equipment.

Plan, coordinate, and provide appropriate habilitative/rehabilitative intervention for the hearing impaired patient.

Assess and recommend needs for other services and participating in the discharge process.

Confer with the person(s) most closely associated with the active management of the patient and keeps them informed of any additional patient needs, treatment modifications, and/or progress.

Required Qualifications

Requires a master's degree in a related field and 0-2 years of experience. May be required to meet certain state licensing requirements. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

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