Job Description

Payroll Title:
AUDIOLOGIST SR EX
Department:
FACULTY PRACTICE SURGERY
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Perlman Clinic
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

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#118261 Vestibular Audiologist

Initial Review Date: Thu 9/22/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8/16/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

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.

DESCRIPTION

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • Audiologist (CCC-A).

  • 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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.

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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