JOB SUMMARY: Provides services to evaluate the of auditory status of patients with suspected ear abnormalities and/or auditory disorders through case history, clinical observation and diagnostic tests of auditory function; plan and participate in habilitative and rehabilitative programs for patients with auditory disorders. Serves as Newborn Hearing Screening Program Manager to assure compliance with Texas state law and regulations, quality monitoring of the program, and training/supervising of Audiology Technicians. Performs related duties such as participation in rounds, clinics, departmental performance improvement, and clinical education in accordance with state practice act, applicable regulations, and departmental policy and procedures.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Graduate degree in Communicative Sciences and Disorders, Certification of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) issued from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Current TX Licensure in Audiology.
Work Experience (Years and Area): One year performing comprehensive auditory evaluations and treatment for adults, pediatrics and neonates. Neonatal diagnostic experience strongly desired.
Management Experience (Years and Area):One year of experience with authorization/billing; protocol development and public relations. May be concurrent with work experience.
Equipment Operated: Audiology equipment and computer software
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing /Composing Correspondence, Writing /Composing Reports
Bilingual Skills: Spanish preferred
Other Skills: Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, P.C., MS Word, MS Excel
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.
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