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Audiologist (DH6003) 

About the Organization Thank you for your interest in exploring the professionally rewarding and personally fulfilling benefits with Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp. We look forward to continuing our discussion about the opportunity and purpose health professionals experience as valued members of TCRHCC team.

A TCRHCC career offers a chance to live and work within or near Native communities, providing clinicians/nurses/administrators with a unique opportunity to learn the heritage of the tribes we serve, discover traditions that have been carried down for generations and gain cultural insight into the beliefs and values of a deserving and appreciative patient population.
 
Description

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will perform and provide routine diagnostic and treatment services to patients of all ages with hearing and balance disorders.  Pediatric diagnosis and management are an important part of responsibilities. Amplification is dispensed through our government insurance program for qualified patients. Strong skills and experience with amplification and pediatric care are a benefit to the department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Provides diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology services to patients of all ages.
  2. 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
  3. Assists in program development, provides in-services and serves as a liaison to other health care providers, related professionals, and the community.
  4. Maintains legal and accreditation compliance by adhering to federal, state, and local regulations, and professional standards.
  5. Assists in maintaining equipment and clinic supplies.  Maintains departmental data and records, as appropriate.
  6. Responsible for electronic health records data entry pertinent to patient service role
  7. Follows established departmental and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical:

Limited physical effort required.  Work is performed in an interior medical/clinical environment and may involve exposure to hazards or physical risks which require following basic safety precautions.

Mental:

Must be able to prioritize and use good judgment

 
Position Requirements

Education:

  • Doctoral degree in Audiology (Au.D. or Ph.D.)

Practice requirements: 

  • Arizona Dispensing Audiologist License or current out-of-state equivalent.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association or Certification from the American Board of Audiology.

Experience:

  • Must have three (3) years of experience and proven excellence in diagnostic work in a medical setting, in amplification fitting, pediatrics, and in providing respectful, effective, caring service is preferred.

Credentialing:

  • Must be credentialed to serve on the Medical Staff (provide all related information as requested and needed for credentialing process)

Other Skills and Abilities:

A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.  All employment references must address and indicate success in each one of the following areas:

  • Knowledge and skill in evidence-based clinical practice following standards and guidelines of the profession.
  • Good diagnostic audiology skills (including behavioral and ABR assessment with pediatric patients) with the ability to work efficiently in a busy medical clinic.
  • Ability to provide appropriate follow-up and referral to other health care and/or educational professionals.
  • Expertise and interest in selecting and fitting amplification, and ability to educate and support patients/family in amplification use.
  • Ability and commitment to provide positive, supportive, and caring interaction with patients and colleagues
  • Ability to maintain organized records, supplies, and work area.
  • Positive working relationships with others and excellent customer service skills
  • Possession of high ethical standards and no history of complaints
  • Reliable and dependable; reports to work as scheduled without excessive absences
  • Highly energetic with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
 
Close Date  
EOE Statement The Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC) is committed to equal opportunity employment. In accordance with the Navajo Preference in Employment Act (NPEA) and TCRHCC policy, preference is given to qualified Navajo and Native American candidates. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodations(s) during the application and/or interview process should notify a representative in the Human Resources Department.  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation  
Navajo/Indian Preference Applicants who are enrolled members of the Navajo Nation and who meet the necessary qualifications for this position will be given preference in hiring and employment for this position.  
Open Date 12/25/2020  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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