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Bloomington, IL 61704
Christie Clinic’s department of Ear, Nose and Throat is seeking a part-time clinical audiologist for our Bloomington clinic. Must provide audiologic testing, vestibular testing and rehabilitation and hearing aid recommendation and fitting.
Illinois State Licensure from IDFPR, Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA, Illinois Hearing Aid License from IDPH required.
Obtain case history through chart review, patient interview, behavioral observation and family report.
Perform all diagnostic tests necessary to determine the degree of loss and site-of-lesion for patients with auditory and vestibular complaints, including but not limited to VRA, BOA, CPA, routine audiometric procedures (AC, BC, SRT, WRS, Tympanograms, Reflex battery), threshold and diagnostic ABR, OAE, ENG, and CAP screening.
Interpret the results and communicate them in written form (dictated chart notes) or verbally (consultation with allied medical professionals).
Formulate and implement rehabilitative strategies for patients with vestibular lesions (vestibular rehabilitation, CRP) or hearing loss (evaluate, fit, verify, and validate hearing aids).
Refer to appropriate allied health professionals, as needed.
Provide technical assistance to hearing aid patients, as needed (minor repairs, ear mold modifications, assistive listening devices and FM systems).
Educate patients about hearing loss prevention strategies (counseling, custom earplugs). Counsel patients and their families.
Promote community education through health screenings, educational lectures and news releases.
Maintain audiologic test equipment on a daily basis and recommend the implementation of new audiologic procedures, as needed.
Provide in-service training for staff, interns and students.
Perform related work as required.