Supplemental Staff Audiologist
Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.
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