Jacksonville, NC • ID:01 • Part-Time

About Wilmington Health

Since 1971, Wilmington Health has been committed to the care and health of our community in Wilmington as well as all of Southeastern North Carolina. Wilmington Health is structured as a multi-specialty medical practice with primary care providers integrated into the system. In this way, Wilmington Health is able to provide a comprehensive and coordinated approach to the care of all our patients. Wilmington Health is committed to using collaborative, evidence-based medicine in providing the highest quality of care to the patients we serve.

Purpose:

Provides diagnostic and therapeutic services by assessing and treating neonate, infant, children, adolescent, adult, and geriatric hearing, balance, and communication disorders.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Defines patient hearing impairment and balance disorder by conferring with referring physician; selecting and administering electrophysiological and other relevant tests; operating diagnostic equipment; determining type and degree of hearing impairment and effects on comprehension and speech; interpreting audiometric diagnostic data; preparing written diagnostic reports.

Provides treatments by cleaning ear canal; fitting hearing aides and other assistive devices; conducting auditory training and instruction in speech and lip reading; counseling patients and families; conducting programs in aural rehabilitation; guiding technical staff.

Maintains patient records by recording and updating evaluations, changes, progress, and treatments.

Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes; participating in research programs; evaluating new equipment, devices, and techniques.

Provides auditory evaluations and education by measuring and studying noise conditions; conducting hearing protection and hearing loss screening programs.

Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock; anticipating needs; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.

Maintains legal and accreditation compliance by adhering to federal, state, and local regulations, and professional standards.

Updates job knowledge by tracking trends in new techniques and approaches; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Accomplishes organization's goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Other Duties:

Assist physicians in developing new protocols and CT imaging techniques that are unique to this facility

Participate in research initiatives

Must be able to communicate calmly, compassionately, and professionally with all different types of patients including the elderly, ailing and handicapped

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

Masters or Doctorate Degree in Audiology.

Required C.C.C. –A classification from ASHA

Current State professional license

Organzation
Organization: 
Wilmington Health
Primary Contact: 
Sarah Steere
Telephone: 
(910) 619-8538