Job Information

University of Utah PS Clinical Audiologist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 05/02/2023

Requisition Number PRN34786B

Job Title PS Clinical Audiologist

Working Title PS Clinical Audiologist

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00261 - Otolaryngology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range DOE

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This position provides comprehensive services related to prevention, identification, assessment and management of disorders of auditory and balance systems. This position is responsible for providing direct patient care. This position will be located at South Jordan Health Center.

Responsibilities

Determines appropriate audiometric tests and assesses hearing status.

Counsels patients or families regarding audiometric test results, hearing loss, intervention, and rehabilitation.

Recommends and coordinates referrals.

Documents hearing assessment results.

Maintains and calibrates department equipment used for evaluation.

May evaluate patient need for a hearing device. Determines type of device.

May fit, program and maintain hearing equipment.

Performs sound level measurements of areas within the hospital and clinics when necessary.

Leads in-services or instruction for medical staff.

Records and submits billing information for services and sales.

May develop reports and maintain department program information.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.

Knowledge of evaluating and treating hearing disorders by determining the appropriate testing and providing intervention techniques, hearing aids, aural habilitation or rehabilitation.

Ability to provide care as defined by licensure and refers to another health care professional when beyond the scope of training.

Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status and provide care as described in the department’s policies and procedures manual.

Minimum Qualifications

Required

Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days of hire.

Current licensure in Audiology from the State of Utah.

Preferred

Additional experience and training may be required in specialty areas.

Preferences

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

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