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Audiologist - Audiology- Palo Alto
PALO ALTO CA 94301
Category: Health Care Industry , Publishing
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Job code: lhw-e0-90669201

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Audiologist - Audiology- Palo Alto
**Description**


Audiology is one of many specialty clinics within PAMF. Our audiologists work closely with ENT but maintain complete autonomy over our practices. There are 8 audiology locations with between 1 and 6 providers at each location. There is strong collaboration with our colleagues across locations and specialties. Providers regularly meet to review workflows, policy and protocols, as well as share product updates and interesting cases.


We provide complete diagnostic testing services, including newborn hearing testing, basic vestibular assessments and auditory processing testing, in addition to dispensing hearing aids for all ages and community education. We have an otologist that started recently and we will be expanding the scope of services we provide to include cochlear implants.


We are looking for providers that will excel in a fast paced environment working with a variety of populations and conditions. Schedules are flexible.


**POSITION SUMMARY:**


The Audiologist plans, conducts and interprets audiology evaluation for patients.He/She determines patients' hearing level and most likely site of damage to auditory system, anticipates degree of social disability resulting from hearing loss and predicts potential benefits of hearing aid used and/or special training.


Principal Accountabilities


+ Provide diagnostic information and patient counseling related to vestibular and hearing disorders along with subsequent rehabilitation and recommendation.

+ Obtains relevant patient history including information obtained from patients and their families, pertinent medical record progress notes, and consultations with appropriate physicians, speech pathologists and other relevant clinical professionals

+ Plans, conducts, interprets, and communicates results from various tests to determine a patient's hearing thresholds, middle ear function, and/or other auditory or vestibular functioning. Testing to be conducted according to established protocols.

+ Refers to ENT or other appropriate clinician when indicated and according to scope of practice.

+ Recommends appropriate aural rehabilitation therapies to include hearing aids, assistive devices and communication strategies as appropriate. Provide ongoing follow up care for patients with hearing aids to ensure appropriate hearing aid selection, orientation, hearing aid settings and appropriate use of devices

+ Participates in continuing education to maintain up to date knowledge of research findings, testing protocols and standards of care. Maintain current knowledge of a variety of hearing aid models and benefits for specific patient populations.

+ Performs other departmental duties including proper documentation, billing procedures, addressing patient correspondence (verbal or written), meeting attendance per manager's request, and miscellaneous duties as assigned


**Qualifications**


**MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS**





**Education, including Licensure, Certification/Registration**






+ Masters or Doctoral Degree in Audiology

+ Current State of California Audiologist License

+ Current BLS required



**Experience**




+ Two (2) years experience as an audiologist

+ California Hearing Aid Dispensing License




**Primary Location:** California, Peninsula/South Bay and Santa Cruz, Palo Alto

**Organization:** Palo Alto Medical Foundation

**Employee Status:** Regular

**Benefits:** Yes

**Position Status:** Exempt

**Union:** No

**Job Shift:** Day

**Shift Hours:** 10 Hour Shift

**Days of the Week Scheduled:** Friday

**Weekend Requirements:** None

**Schedule:** Full Time

**Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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