To provide advanced professional skills in audiological
diagnosis and evaluation and to provide habilitative and
rehabilitative treatment services.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Administers a variety of routine and complex audiometric tests
to determine patients hearing threshold, degree, site and nature of
damage to the auditory system and course of treatment.
Provides patient evaluation and treatments, employing techniques
consistent with age specific concerns for the following age groups:
neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric as defined in
Interprets basic and advanced diagnostic tests and prepares
reports on diagnostic testing, implications of hearing disorder,
and treatment plans. Evaluates patients progress with amplification
or other treatment planning.
Plans, conducts, and directs identification conservation,
habilitative, and rehabilitative programs.
Determines need for patient referral to specialists.
Provides consultation and guidance to patients and other
Assists in evaluating standards of patient care, assessing areas
of need or improvement.
Makes recommendations for updates to procedures.
Supervises clinical work of support personnel. Instructs and
demonstrates testing procedures and treatments to clinic personnel,
medical students, and residents.
Participates in interdisciplinary testing and research projects.
Serves as a preceptor to audiology doctoral students.
Adheres to internal controls established for department.
Work environment is located in a comfortable indoor area.
Conditions such as noise, odors, cramped work space and/or fumes
could sometimes cause discomfort.
Moderate to extreme physical effort may be required, such as
walking, standing, performing CPR, and lifting materials,
equipment, objects, and/or patients.
Occasional lifting may be very heavy and awkward, over 50
Vision, hearing, talking, and sense of touch abilities must be
adequate to enable one to quickly and accurately perform tasks such
as reading small print, reading from monitoring equipment, defining
details, sending and receiving clear and accurate oral
Shift work is required at least 3 days per month.
Alertness and careful attention to detail will be required to
May be exposed to such occupational hazards as communicable
diseases, radiation, chemotherapeutic agents, and disoriented or
REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Master''s degree in Audiology and three years of experience;
Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology from the American
Speech-Language and Hearing Association, and Audiology License from
the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology
UTMB HealthCare Systems (HCSS) strives to provide equal
opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national
origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. HCSS
takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities,
protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. HCSS is the
official internal float pool for clinical and non-clinical services
for UTMB and its associated facilities in Galveston and the