Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Location: Chippewa Lake
Posted on: November 26, 2022
About Akron Children's HospitalAkron Children's Hospital has
been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties
are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.
With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than
50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're
making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality
care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than
1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and
pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care
partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide
thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage
clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With
our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere
app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us.
Learn more at .OUR PROMISES
- To treat every child as we would our own
- To treat others as they would like to be treated
- To turn no child away for any reasonPrior to the start date,
full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full
vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received
vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.We are
seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment
in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds,
cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can
PRN, M-F Days for coverage for hospitals (including nurseries) and
outpatient facilities and satellite offices. Will also work a
weekend for nursery coverage. Flexibility for coverage to our
various locations in Akron, Canton, Warren, Boardman, Boston
Heights, Massillon and Medina. -
Summary:The Audiologist provides comprehensive diagnostic
audiological services to children from birth to adult.
1.Provides comprehensive diagnostic audiological services to
children from birth to adult to include VRA, play audiometry, pure
tone audiometry, speech audiometry, immittance testing, ABR/ASSR,
OAE, central auditory processing evaluations and hearing aid
evaluations/fittings at the hospital and the Rehabilitation
Services Division satellite locations.
2.Provides services in an outpatient hospital setting and satellite
locations with emphasis on clinical quality and efficiency of care
3.Provides services in an inpatient hospital setting including
Hem/Onc., Infant Therapy, Inpatient Rehab., Trauma Screens, and
Universal Newborn Hearing Screenings to Akron Children's Hospital
nurseries. Completes State reporting forms to maintain compliance
for all nurseries.
4.Selects and performs age appropriate audiometric procedures to
assess hearing thresholds in order to determine peripheral hearing
5.Provides test results, recommendations and appropriate referrals
to parents, referring physicians, and other professionals.
6.Performs and provides clinical management for obtaining,
verifying, fitting, and dispensing hearing aids, Orders and
dispenses FM systems. Responsible for obtaining hearing aid prior
authorizations and all hearing aid repairs and services.
7.Performs and interprets specialized audiological tests (Universal
Newborn Hearing Screenings, unsedated ABR's, sedated ABR's, ABR's
in OR, and Auditory Processing evaluations).
8.Obtains relevant case history. Demonstrates proficiency in
navigating the EMR, documentation, report writing, and billing in
9.Performs speech, language and hearing screenings
10.Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for
physical, psychological, social, educational and safety needs of
11.Provides audiological services for inpatient/outpatient Infant
Therapy patients, Day Rehab. patients, and patients seen in
12.Maintains an average productivity measure of 60-65% on a
quarterly basis according to the Rehabilitation Services Division
13.Other duties as required -Technical Expertise
1.Experience in pediatrics is required/preferred.
2.Experience in an inpatient and outpatient setting is
3.Experience in VRA, play audiometry, ABR/ASSR, OAE, central
auditory processing evaluations and hearing aid fittings is
4.Experience working with all levels within an organization is
5.Experience in healthcare is preferred.
6.Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar
software is required. Use of EPIC software is preferred.
Education and Experience
1.Education: Master's degree in Audiology or a Doctor Degree in
Audiology is required.
2.Certification: State of Ohio License in Audiology; Certificate of
Clinical Competence in Audiology from American Speech, Language &
Hearing Association [ASHA] within 60 days of employment is
3.Years of relevant experience: At least 1-2 years is preferred
4.Years of experience supervising: None.
5.Travel: Travel to hospital and Rehabilitation Services satellites
6.Employee must work Universal Newborn Hearing Screening rotational
weekend coverage. -On Call -FTE: 0.001000
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of
Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with
Disabilities. EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link
below to learn more:
Position: ALLIED HEALTH REHAB
Keywords: Akron Children's Hospital, Cleveland , Audiologist, Healthcare , Chippewa Lake, Ohio
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