Job Description

Extended Job Title
Audiologist Intern

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
514102 - Audiology/ENT Lbk

Position Description
Under the supervision of a Medical Doctor (MD) or Audiology Doctor (AUD), assesses and treats persons with hearing, balance, and related disorders; including but not limited to hearing aids, cochlear implants, BAHA, balance function assessments & rehabilitation, electrophysiological measures of hearing and balance. May perform research related to hearing and vestibular problems.

Requisition ID
15636BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  1. Schedule patients for evaluation and treatment and enter information into computer system.
  2. Complete proper documentation including evaluation, Audiology reports, precautions, contraindications, and placement of an individualized plan of care with functional goals in the patient's medical record within 24 hour of contact.
  3. Assess the needs of the patient/caregiver and supply the appropriate instructions to the appropriate learner.
  4. Assess the need for adaptive equipment, attaining an order for it and demonstrate use of the equipment.
  5. Plancoordinate, and provide appropriate habilitative/rehabilitative intervention for the hearing impaired patient.
  6. Assess and recommend needs for other services.
  7. Confer with the person(s) most closely associated with the active management of the patient and keep them informed of any additional patient needs, treatment modificationsand/or progress.
  8. Will have the responsibility of providing audiological care including the completion of all required paperwork/documentation to patients of the TTP Dept of Otolaryngology - Audiology Svcs under the supervision of a licensed Audiologist.
  9. Diagnostic services include behavioral and electrophysiologic assessment of hearing as well as comprehensive balance function testing.
  10. Treatment services include the selection, fitting and verification of hearing aid amplification and other assistive and implantable devices.


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
14.48

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock, Texas

Preferred Qualifications
Interns are encouraged to participate in clinic­-based research.
Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor's degree, current enrollment in Au.D. program and eligible to start their fourth year Au.D.externship. Applicant must be eligible for Texas Intern license.

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Audiology/ENT Lbk

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Professionals

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Currently enrolled in a terminal degree (MD, PhD, AUD) program of which this internship is a requirement for completion of the program.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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