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Outpatient Audiologist, Multiple Locations (Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem)

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
Job Description SummaryWhether you are a new grad seeking opportunities for professional growth and development or an experienced therapist searching for leadership possibilities and collaboration with skilled peers, Physical Therapy at St. Luke's should be your top choice! St. Luke's has been named a Top Workplace nationally, in the Philadelphia region, and in New Jersey with a culture that's second to none. St. Luke's is the ONLY healthcare institution in Pennsylvania and the third-highest ranked healthcare entity in the nation to be deemed a Top Workplace in 2023. Here at SLPT, we strive to exceed patient expectations with quality patient focused care that creates life-changing outcomes with every interaction. We understand the importance of 1:1 care. As such, patients are scheduled to guarantee that our therapists have ample time during their treatment sessions.Our Generous Benefits:--- Competitive Salary + Bonus Opportunities --- Continuing Education Reimbursement --- Time Off options that allow you flexibility to maintain a work-life balance--- Eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program--- Medical, Dental, & Vision--- 403 (b) retirement plan with employer contribution--- Corporate discount plans --- 1:1 Mentorship--- Accredited residencies and spine fellowship opportunitiesThere are a variety of specialties available in our network to expand your skill set and strengthen your knowledge with specific patient populations including:--- Neurological --- Pediatrics --- GeriatricsLocations- Openings will vary by location availability. Float opportunities to work at multiple locations with flexible scheduling and incentives.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct comprehensive hearing evaluation to include pure tone air and bone conduction audiometry, speech reception threshold and speech discrimination.
  • Conduct tympanometry, acoustic reflex threshold testing, and reflex decay testing.
  • Conduct brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER) testing for both the identification of hearing loss, and to rule out retrocochlear pathology.
  • Conduct infant hearing screening utilizing the BAER screener and/or otoacoustic emissions.
  • Conduct electronystagmography.
  • Conduct industrial audiometry to include on site sound level measurement as needed.
  • Interpretation of above test results, written and/or oral communication results to patients, family or physician, and other agencies as appropriate.
  • Recommendation for further testing, medical follow-up, or rehabilitation (i.e., amplification) based upon results obtained through above procedures.
  • Counsels patient regarding rehabilitation/habilitation options.
  • Hearing aid services including comparative evaluation, probe tube assessment, hearing aid delivery and orientation; follow-up and maintenance.
  • Referrals to other services with SLH (ex: Speech Pathology) or outside agencies (ex: OVR, special education placement, etc.) as needed appropriate.
    EDUCATION:
    The Clinical Audiologist must have a master's or doctorate degree in audiology from and accredited institution.

    PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
    Sitting for up 7 hours daily, 0-2 consecutive hours. Standing for up to 6 hours daily, 1-2 consecutive hours. Continuously fingering, handling, and twisting in operating audiometric equipment controls and servicing hearing aids. Frequently lifting and carrying up to 10 pounds. Occasional stooping/bending, squatting, crouching, crawling. Frequently reaching to height above shoulders and extending arms forward. Touching as it relates to perceiving abnormal conditions of earmold or hearing aid. Hearing as it relates to accurately performing speech audiometry, and normal conversation. Seeing as it relates to general vision, near and far vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Speaking as it relates to accurately performing speech audiometry, and normal conversation.
    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
    Possession of Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC-A) in audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association desired. Clinical Fellowship Year candidates are considered with supervision by audiologist who possesses CCC-A. Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey license in audiology. Current Basic Life Support certification.
    SHIFT DETAILS:
    --- - - -Full time, 36-40 hours per week--- - - -Part time, 16-36 hours per week--- - - -Per diem, 16 hours or less per week
    Locations open Monday-Friday. Hours vary depending on location. Closed for the 6 major Holidays with pay dependent on FTE status.Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Outpatient Audiologist, Multiple Locations (Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem), Healthcare , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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