Kaiser Permanente Audiologist in Oakland, California
Administers diagnostic audiological tests that allow the differentiation between types of hearing disorders coordinates and interprets test results and consults with and makes recommendations on hearing disorders to physicians.
Essential Functions: - Provides diagnostic evaluation of hearing, prevention, habilitation and rehabilitation services for auditory problems and research relating to hearing and attendant disorders. - Physically and otoscopically examines the outer structures of the ear. - Procedures may include appropriate ear cleaning evaluation, fitting and dispensing of hearing aids; cochlear implant assessment, programming and rehabilitation; and electrophysiologic evaluation of the vestibular and auditory mechanisms, in addition to electroacoustic measures of the peripheral and central auditory systems. - Counsels individuals with auditory disorders, their families and other service providers regarding the etiology of the disorder and its management. - Provides reports and coordinates audiological results with other diagnostic data such as educational, medical, social and behavioral information..
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - One (1) year in diagnostic evaluation of hearing, prevention, habilitation and rehabilitation services for auditory problems. Education - Master's degree or Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (AuD) prior to employment start date License, Certification, Registration - Current temporary or permanent California state license in audiology prior to employment start date required. - Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date. - If dispensing hearing aids,a Dispensing Audiologist license is required.
Additional Requirments: - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Preferred Qualifications: - One (1) year of post-licensure experience in the field of audiology.
COMPANY Kaiser Permanente
LOCATION Oakland, CA