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Audiologist

Requisition #

50615BR

Physical Location

Vadnais Heights, Minnesota

Posted Date

08-Jan-2019

Dept. Name

ENT and Audiology

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health clinics are committed to providing a work environment where passionate people have the knowledge, tools, opportunity and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. We want you to be part of our team where each employee contributes to our mission of exceptional primary and specialty care. Allina Health clinics provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services to people in 41 communities. More than 750 health care practitioners help patients identify health risks, manage chronic illness and find their path to better health.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 50615
  • To evaluate, fit and repair hearing instruments and counsel patients regarding their use and to manage the hearing aid dispensary to maximize patients ability to communicate
  • To provide audiologic services to patients who are self-referrals or have been referred by other physicians and professionals and to document and communicate results appropriately
  • To diagnose hearing loss and provide appropriate management
  • Provide audiologic support to the ENT service to accurately assess patients' hearing status so that appropriate medical/surgical treatment and/or auditory rehabilitation can be provided
  • Perform the following services on a regular basis: audiologic assessment (birth to elderly), hearing instrument dispensing, cerumen management, tinnitus, hearing conservation testing, and aural rehabilitation groups
  • Establishes their own patient base above and beyond what is referred by the ENT
  • Participation in community events 2+% of time per year
  • Newspaper interviews as requested

Education

  • Masters degree in Audiology with board certification by the American Board of Audiology and/or the certificate of clinical competence (C.C.C.) from American Speech and Hearing Association

Qualification/Skills

Skills

  • Ability to provide diagnostic evaluations and recommendations to patients of all ages, particularly children under the age of 3
  • Knowledge and interest in hearing aid fitting and dispensing procedures
  • Ability to relate to and communicate effectively with patients, physicians and other professionals

Licensure/Certification

  • Board certification by the American Board of Audiology and/or the certificate of clinical competence (C.C.C.) from American Speech and Hearing Association
  • Audiology license and hearing aid dispensing certification from Minnesota Department of Health

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday

Location/Community Information

The city of Vadnais Heights is a vibrant community with strong neighborhoods, thriving business, and beautiful woods, lakes and wetlands. Vadnais Heights boasts more than 100 acres of active parkland spread across 14 parks, with an additional 1252 acres of woods and lakes. Called "home" by about 12,500 people, Vadnais Heights is located in northeast Ramsey County. The residents ofVadnais Heightsenjoy the quiet and safe neighborhoods,the variety and quality of housing choices, and its close proximity to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Vadnais Heights:

  • Located 10 miles North of St. Paul
  • Population = 12,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

50615BR
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