Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$51.55 - $67.92 / Hour
Perlman Clinic
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Monday - Friday

#128659 Sr. Audiologist

Initial Review Date: Fri 3/15/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

UC San Diego current employees who apply by 03/15/24 will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will refer qualified internal candidates after the first 7 days of the job posting. All qualified external applicants and additional internal applicants who apply after the priority date may have further consideration pending the results of the initial review.

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The Sr. Audiologist will be responsible for administering and interpreting diagnostic and neurodiagnostic tests in the field of audiology and vestibular function. Perform diagnostic, habilitative, and rehabilitative services and research related to hearing. The Sr. Audiologist will also provide clinical supervision of Au.D. students. This position requires specialization and postgraduate training in diagnosis, treatment, and management of individuals with hearing loss or balance problems.

Learn more about UC San Diego Health's Audiology Services


  • Master's Degree in Audiology or Doctorate of Audiology (AuD).

  • Minimum of two (2) years related experience.

  • Audiological and balance evaluation and treatment for primarily adult populations.

  • Postgraduate training and experience administering standard audiologic tests; including puretone testing, speech audiometry, immittance (tympanometry, acoustic reflexes, multicomponent/multifrequency tympanometry), otoacoustic emission (OAE), and speech perception testing.

  • Postgraduate training and experience in selection, fitting and verification of hearing aids and assistive listening devices. Basic hearing aid repair.

  • Experience and training with auditory evoked potentials (BAER, EcoG, VEMP testing) for determining degree and type of hearing loss and knowledge of how ear disease and hearing disorders influence evoked potential test results.

  • Demonstrated experience in describing to physicians the audiological test findings and amount of social disability resulting from a hearing loss.

  • Aural habilitative/rehabilitative counseling services including selection of assistive listening devices.

  • Ototoxic monitoring for inpatients and outpatients.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Five (5+) or more years demonstrated experience performing habilitative and rehabilitative services related to hearing and balance.
  • Experience and skill in performing assessments for auditory processing.
  • Experience giving hearing aid evaluations and fittings including needs assessment, appropriate verification techniques such as real ear measures, and outcome measures.
  • Knowledge of current hearing aid technologies available and their particular use with each individual patient to develop or increase communication skills.
  • Knowledge of cochlear implants and skill with implant mapping and troubleshooting equipment across devices. Cochlear implant mapping and patient counseling.
  • Experience and skill in performing diagnostic services related to balance pathology; videonystagmography (VNG) including saccade, gaze, positional tracking, optokinetic and caloric tests.
  • Extensive knowledge of when and how to perform balance maneuvers such as the Dix-Hallpike, and Semont-Epley maneuvers.
  • Facial nerve monitoring and interpretation: Electroneurography (ENoG) testing.
  • Postgraduate training and experience in performing and interpreting neurodiagnostic tests for vestibular function and their interpretation in patients.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $107,636 - $141,817 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $51.55 - $67.92

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

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If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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