Audiologist I - Atrium Health Cabarrus Rehab Gateway - FT
Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 89992
Job Family: Rehabilitative Services
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F Staggered Schedule
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11141025037701-Speech and Audiology
Evaluates, plans, directs, and administers programs of audiology upon referral by the physician. Coordinates the management of adult and pediatric auditory and vestibular disorders. Performs supervisory duties.
- Evaluates patients and establishes care plan to include necessary procedures and patient education as warranted by the patient's diagnosis and condition.
- Gathers and interprets data from the medical record, physician reports, patient, and/or family as evidenced by documentation.
- Communicates patient's evaluation and subsequent progress to physician, referral sources, clinical staff, and other disciplines to coordinate patient's schedule and treatment programs.
- Documents evaluations, tests, progress notes, daily treatment notes, attendance records, patient/family education, outcomes, discharge notes, and charges.
- Works with patient, family, and other clinical staff regarding discharge planning and recommends solutions to patient care problems.
- Re-evaluates patients, modifies goals and treatment plans as the patient's status changes.
- Interviews and hires staff for positions, under supervision, in coordination with leadership, arranges staffing for department and inputs/approves payroll data.
Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral/aural communication with patients, staff, family, visitors, etc. Vision (corrected) adequate for reading. Intelligible speech and normal language/cognitive skills. Must be able to push patients in a wheelchair or stretchers. Lifting of patients, equipment or supplies will be required up to 20 pounds frequently, up to 50 pounds occasionally, and up to 2 100 pounds rarely. Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day. Job duties sometimes require climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending; on occasion, crouching, crawling and reaching overhead. Must be able to transfer patients. Must be able to demonstrate any appropriate exercise and activities to patients/caregivers. Personal Protective Equipment such as gloves, goggles, gowns, and masks are sometimes required due to possible exposure to hazardous chemicals or blood and body fluids. The work environment is primarily indoors but occasionally outdoors. Work is in a fast-paced clinical environment. Weekend and holiday work may be required.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Master's degree in Audiology or a Clinical Doctorate from an accredited Audiology program required. NC license in Audiology required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.