- These include Audiologist and departmental goal setting, audiology projects, literature, supplies and continuing education, peer review and productivity, quality of care and service.
- Responsible for the coordination of the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of Audiology and departmental policies, clinical practice agreements and quality assurance program.
- Ensures Audiologists' compliance with all licensure requirements.
- Oversees orientation and training for Audiologists.
- Plans, coordinates and schedules the office hours and leaves for Audiologists.
- Participates in the interviewing and selection process for all Audiologist candidates, as well as completion of performance assessments of current staff.
- Performs other administrative responsibilities such as collection and compilation of Audiology statistics, budget development and monitoring.
- An Audiology Coordinator also provides direct audiology care and services to members as listed below:
- Provides diagnostic evaluation of hearing, prevention, habilitation and rehabilitation services for auditory problems and research relating to hearing and attendant disorders.
- Physically and otoscopically examines the outer structures of the ear.
- Procedures may include evaluation, fitting and dispensing of hearing aids; cochlear implant assessment, programming and rehabilitation; and electrophysiologic evaluation of the vestibular and auditory mechanisms, in addition to electroacoustic measures of the peripheral and central auditory systems.
- Counsels individuals with auditory disorders, their families and other service providers regarding the etiology of the disorder and its management.
- Provides reports and coordinates audiological results with other diagnostic data such as educational, medical, social and behavioral information.
- Minimum two (2) years of experience within last three (3) years as an Audiologist required.
- Master's degree in audiology required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Current California State license in audiology required.
- California hearing aid dispenser's license may be required,
- National Provider Identifier (NPI) required as of May 23, 2007.
- Proficient in diagnostic evaluation of hearing, prevention, habilitation and rehabilitation services for auditory problems,
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
- Leadership and supervisory experience preferred.
- Doctoral degree in Audiology preferred. (Au.D)
- Hours may be flexible