Kaiser Permanente Downey, CA, USA
Oct 08, 2019
Description: Provide diagnostic evaluations of the auditory and vestibular systems and aid in assessing the neurological status of adults and children. Provide direction, counseling, and recommendations regarding the rehabilitation of hearing impaired patients. Determine whether severely hearing impaired patients are candidates for cochlear implant surgery. Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws. Essential Responsibilities: Selects, performs, and interprets diagnostic test data for: Pediatric and geriatric populations, vestibular function, and facial nerve integrity. Counsels patients and informs them of future therapeutic plans. Provides mobile diagnostic services for inpatients, ICU, NICU, and operative patients. Performs evaluations, assessments, and referrals for hearing aids. Keeps accurate and comprehensive records in patient's medical chart and department-based files. Performs daily equipment biological calibrations, maintains equipment, and initiates requests for repair. Instructs monthly patient education class. Assists families with placement into appropriate education setting for hearing-impaired children. Serves as a resource for hearing and vestibular assessment (and rehabilitation) to physicians, paraprofessionals, and patients regarding hearing health diagnostics and care. Maintains professional competency. Basic Qualifications: Experience N/A Education Master's or doctorate degree in audiology required. License, Certification, Registration Current California Audiologist license required prior to the first day of employment. Basic Life Support Certification required prior to the first day of employment. National Provider Identifier Number required prior to the first day of employment. Additional Requirements: Adaptive and collaborative team member. Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year of experience as an Audiologist preferred. 3-5+ years experience in adult and pediatric diagnostic audiology . Strong interpersonal communication skills. Notes: May be required to work on a Saturday if necessary. Primary Location: California,Downey,Orchard Medical Offices Building C 9449 Imperial H Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 9:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:30 PM Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUHW Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Specialty: Speech Therapy Department: Head and Neck-Regular Clinic Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.