Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

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.

1. 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.
2. Work Experience: One year performing comprehensive auditory evaluations and treatment for adults, pediatrics and neonates. Neonatal diagnostic experience strongly desired.
3. Management Experience: One year of experience with authorization/billing; protocol development and public relations. May be concurrent with work experience.
4. Equipment Operated: Audiology equipment and computer software

1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Bilingual Skills Required: No Languages: Spanish preferred
Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)

2. Other Skills:

Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, P.C., MS Word, MS Excel

3. Work Schedule: Flexible

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