Audiology-Speech Technician - As Needed - Greenville, NC

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937656

Vidant Medical Center

Part-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Position Summary

Assists with the collection and reporting of routine low risk hearing screening data under the direction of a licensed audiologist.?? Assists with Conditioning Play Audiometry in audiological sessions requiring an assistant, under direct supervision of a licensed audiologist.Assists in the scheduling and transportation of patients. Participates in and maintains team support.?? Performs other duties and shared tasks as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Assists audiologist with the collection and reporting of low risk hearing screening data including: Receiving screening requests and scheduling, Performing routine infant screenings as directed by the audiologist, Following strict guidelines for patient identification and result labeling,  Maintaining records and logs as required,  Entering data into data base for norms, Checking instrumentation for malfunction & reporting programs to audiologists, Maintains equipment in a clean and ready state.  Interacts appropriately with infants.
  • Assists with Conditioning Play Audiometry in audiological sessions requiring an assistant, under direct supervision of a licensed audiologist. Assists audiologist in conditioning pediatric patients or difficult to test adult patients during evaluations, is able to remain on patient side of audiological test suite with patient when necessary to calm and direct patients as needed.
  • Assists in the scheduling and transportation of patients. Assists with coordination of follow-up appointments for infants referred on screenings. Communicates with county child services coordinator for patients with transportation problems or repeated failures to keep appointments. Assists with transporting patients to therapies or equipment to patient care areas.
  • Participates in and maintains team support. Supports philosophy and vision of patient-focused care model. Performs other duties and shared tasks as assigned such as: Receiving and ordering hearing aids, Checking assistive listening devices daily, Maintenance & cleaning of departmental supplies, Assisting patients who "walk in" with basic hearing aid questions and Assisting with filing and telephone duties.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School or equivalent is required
  • 1 year or less previous work experience in hospital or health care related setting is preferred

Other Information

Questions?  e-Mail: JOBS@VIDANTHEALTH.COM

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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