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Location: US:WI:MILWAUKEE at our FROEDTERT HOSPITAL facility.
This job is ON – SITE.
Shift: Shift 1
Performs comprehensive audiologic assessments, including ototoxic monitoring. Recognizes and implements strategies for non-organic hearing loss and appropriate referrals for additional non-behavioral assessment if needed. Cerumen management commiserate with experience and knowledge. Evaluates, selects, fits/dispenses hearing assistive technology, including hearing aids, assistive listening devices and accessories. Hearing aid services to include hearing aid evaluation, hearing aid fitting/dispensing, follow up and ongoing care. Makes recommendations and offer a variety of styles, technologies and manufacturers as well as appropriate accessories and assistive listening devices. Makes appropriate referrals for complex audiological cases for management (eg. implantable, advances assistive listening devices, work accommodations). Recognizes need to make appropriate referrals such as cochlear implant and other implantable devices, vestibular assessments, tinnitus management and otologic consult. Maintains appropriate documentation in medical record. *** Performs several specialized comprehensive assessments such as assessments for vestibular disorders (VNG, VEMP, Rotary Chair, ECOG). Makes appropriate referrals to vestibular rehab. Provides tinnitus management as needed for patients with bothersome tinnitus. Performs other specialized testing as referred or deemed appropriate such as evoked potentials (ABR/ASSR). Perform ENOGs as referred by other professionals. Promotes hearing wellness with community education. Participates in department activities including research, teaching, program development and student supervision. Responsibility for and expertise concerning specific audiology programs (Ototoxic Program, Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Program). Involvement in other committees or groups within the organization or in the community. Other duties as assigned.
One year experience in an Audiology clinical setting performing specialized assessments is required.
Audiology Doctorate (Au.D.) from a college or university accredited by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) is required.
SPECIAL SKILLS DESCRIPTION:
At least 1 year on the job training in one or more areas of specialized testing summarized in job summary. May be obtained at another facility. Competency will be determined on an individual basis.
Valid State of Wisconsin Audiologist license or temporary license. American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) or an AHA approved equivalent is required within three months of hire. ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) or working toward eligibility is necessary.
Perks & Benefits at Froedtert Health
Froedtert Health Offers a variety of perks & benefits to staff, depending on your role you may be eligible for the following:
- Paid time off
- Growth opportunity- Career Pathways & Career Tuition Assistance, CEU opportunities
- Academic Partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin
- Referral bonuses
- Retirement plan – 403b
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Free Workplace Clinics
- Employee Assistance Programs, Adoption Assistance, Healthy Contributions, Care@Work, Moving Assistance, Discounts on gym memberships, travel and other work life benefits available
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin’s only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes ten hospitals, nearly 2,000 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics draw patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and maintains an environment that attracts, recruits, engages and retains a diverse workforce. We welcome protected veterans to share their priority consideration status with us at 262-439-1961. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. During your application and interview process, if you have a need that requires an accommodation, please contact us at 262-439-1961. We will attempt to fulfill all reasonable accommodation requests.