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Job Number: RIH7815
Job Title: Audiologist
Department: Speech Pathology - 1013044
Facility: Rhode Island Hospital
Location: Providence, RI
Master’s degree in Audiology from an accredited university if licensed by December 31, 2007. Audiology Doctoral degree if initial licensure is January 1, 2008 or later. Valid Rhode Island State license and Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) or the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) necessary to practice Audiology in the State of Rhode Island. Audiologists supervising students who wish to obtain the CCC-A of ASHA must hold the CCC-A.
Between one and two years of experience including a one-year clinical externship. Knowledge of personal computer is required.
Interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with various levels of medical personnel, patients and their families or caregivers, agencies and schools.
Maintains an efficient work schedule, meets deadlines and functions in stressful situations.
Obtains continuing education units to maintain RI Audiology licensure.
Reports to the Manager of Audiology. Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluation services for auditory, vestibular and related disorders. Evaluates, selects, fits and dispenses hearing aids and cochlear implants. Provides aural rehabilitation to assist patients regain or utilize their hearing abilities at the highest level possible. Assists local educational facilities in determining appropriate placement of children with hearing loss. Services are provided to individuals across the entire age span from birth through adulthood; to individuals from diverse language, ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds; and to individuals who have multiple disabilities.