Seeking a Pediatric Audiologist to join our expanding practice for Spring 2019.
As part of the Division of Clinical Services at Connecticut Children's Medical Center the Audiology Department provides hearing health care to inpatients and outpatients. Our audiology patients are referred by health care practitioners working with the medical center, at affiliated hospitals and in community practice, by early intervention programs, by educational programs and by patients referring family and friends.
Audiologists at Connecticut Children's Medical Center provide comprehensive audiology assessment, pediatric vestibular assessment and amplification services for newborn to young adult patients with auditory-vestibular and related disorders. Connecticut Children's Medical Center is also a cochlear implant center. Referrals of potential cochlear implant candidates from internal and external providers come through our Audiology Department and are assessed by our multidisciplinary cochlear implant team.
Our Audiology Department is a registered Audiology Externship Site providing opportunities for audiologists to teach and precept doctoral students in audiology. Opportunities for audiologists to participate in, develop and present clinical research are also supported.
*Administration and interpretation of behavioral, physioacoustic, and electrophysiologic measures of auditory-vestibular function. * Select, fit, verify, dispense and validate amplification devices. Provides counseling and training regarding amplification use. * Work collaboratively with Otolaryngologists, Primary Care Providers, Developmental Pediatricians, Speech-Language Pathologists, other physician's, health care providers, and educational programs. * Contributes to departmental productivity and maintains all aspects of documentation, both patient and operational, following established organizational and departmental procedures. * Demonstrates knowledge of the population-specific differences and needs of patients in appropriate, specific populations from neonate through adolescence and applies them to practice. Demonstrates cultural sensitivity in all interactions with patients/families and co-workers. * Demonstrates support for the mission, values and goals of the organization through behaviors that are consistent with the Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
Required Education and Experience
? State of Connecticut Audiology License or eligible
? Doctorate of Audiology, Au.D. preferred. Master's degree with work experience will be considered.
? CPR -- Basic Life Support (BLS) required. American Heart Association or Military Training Network. Must be Maintained.
? One to two years' experience, in a medical work environment, with amplification dispensing experience and/or with a pediatric population preferred.
? Ability to work both autonomously and as a team member.
? Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong service skills including active listening, ability to communicate expectations, and ability to resolve concerns.
? Willing to travel between audiology practice sites, currently including audiology offices in Hartford, Glastonbury and Farmington Connecticut.
Connecticut Audiology License or eligible. Maintain & meet Continuing Education Unit (CEU) requirements associated with CT Audiology licensure. CPR -- Basic Life Support (BLS) required. American Heart Association or Military Training Network. Must be Maintained
About Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Connecticut Children's Medical Center is nationally recognized as the only free standing hospital in New England dedicated exclusively to the care of children and adolescents in a patient-and family-centered environment with a focus on research, education and advocacy in Connecticut. In addition to 187 inpatient beds, our services include a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center, five specialty care centers and ten practices across Connecticut. Our Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center is the busiest between Boston and New York. Connecticut Children's has more than 2,600 employees with a medical staff of more than 1,000 practicing in general pediatrics and more than 30 medical and surgical subspecialties.