Audiologist

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Audiologist Job Description

 

Job Title: Audiologist

 

Job Summary:

As an Audiologist, you will diagnose and treat patients with hearing and balance disorders. You will use a variety of techniques to evaluate and diagnose hearing loss and balance disorders, including audiometry, tympanometry, and vestibular assessments. You will also provide hearing aid fittings and other assistive devices to improve communication and quality of life for your patients.

 

Responsibilities:

- Evaluate and diagnose hearing and balance disorders using audiometry, tympanometry, and vestibular assessments.

- Develop and implement treatment plans for patients with hearing and balance disorders, including hearing aid fittings and other assistive devices.

- Provide counseling to patients and their families on hearing loss and balance disorders.

- Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including physicians, speech-language pathologists, and occupational therapists, to provide comprehensive care for patients.

- Stay up-to-date with current research and best practices in audiology and hearing healthcare.

- Maintain accurate and complete patient records and documentation.

- Adhere to ethical and professional standards, including patient confidentiality and informed consent.

- Participate in professional development and continuing education activities.

 

Requirements:

- Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree or equivalent.

- State licensure in Audiology.

- Minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical audiology.

- Strong knowledge of audiology principles and techniques, including audiometry, tympanometry, and vestibular assessments.

- Experience with hearing aid fittings and other assistive devices.

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals and patients.

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

- Adherence to ethical and professional standards, including patient confidentiality and informed consent.

- Willingness to participate in professional development and continuing education activities.