Vestibular Audiologist - 118261
#118261 Vestibular AudiologistFiling Deadline: Thu 2/16/2023
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Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 8/26/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The qualifications of this position have been slightly modified as of 9/12/22.
Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
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.
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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.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $89,324 - $117,687 Annually
The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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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