Posting Number: SRGV5361
Number of Vacancies: 2
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: School of Medicine / Clinical Affairs
Scope of Job:
To prevent, evaluate, diagnose and document treatment of hearing disorders, balance problems, and ear-related conditions. To establish a retail hearing aid program, potentially to provide services in evaluation and consultation, prevention, diagnosis, and evidence-based treatment of hearing and balance disorders for persons of all ages.
Description of Duties:
• Evaluates patients for hearing loss by performing diagnostic testing and makes recommendations for their care related to hearing abnormalities.
• Evaluates patients of all ages for balance disorders by performing diagnostic testing and makes recommendations for their care related to balance abnormalities.
• Evaluates patients of all ages for ear-related disorders by performing diagnostic testing, diagnose and make recommendations for their care related to ear-related disorders.
• Conducts physical examinations in order to diagnose patients for hearing loss, balance disorders, ear-related and or other related disorders and makes appropriate recommendations for treatment. • Establishes treatment plans based on diagnosis and recommendations in consultation with interprofessional or faculty personnel.
• Counsels and educates patients in methods to improve hearing impairment, including reading and sign language.
• Maintains patient records by recording and updating evaluations, changes, progress, and treatments.
• Participates in research in association with School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and College of Health Professions.
• Participates in educational activities as directed.
• Establishes retail hearing aid program for testing, aid devices, and aid adjustment.
• 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.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
General supervision from assigned supervisor.
Direct supervision of assigned staff.
Master’s degree in Audiology from an accredited university.
Audiology license issued by the Texas State Committee of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.
• Two (2) years of experience as an Audiologist, or • No experience with a Doctor of Audiology.
Experience in academic audiology and or Ear Nose and Throat Clinics, experience with teaching students, residents and fellows. Bilingual (English/Spanish).
Use of standard office equipment. Hearing diagnosis equipment such as audiometers, acoustic immittance bridges, and hearing aid analyzers. Electronic medical records, hearing booth and associated equipment.
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Clinic environment; some travel and weekend work is required. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Exceptional planning and organizational skills. Strong interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work within an inter-professional team. Ability to analyze and interpreting test results data.
Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 10/04/2021
Grant Funded Position: No
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It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.
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UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need. All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered. Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/31100
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