Number of Vacancies:
School of Medicine / Clinical Affairs
Scope of Job:
To prevent, evaluate, diagnose and document treatment of hearing
disorders, balance problems, and ear-related conditions. To
establish a retail hearing aid program, potentially to provide
services in evaluation and consultation, prevention, diagnosis, and
evidence-based treatment of hearing and balance disorders for
persons of all ages.
Description of Duties:
• Evaluates patients for hearing loss by performing diagnostic
testing and makes recommendations for their care related to hearing
• Evaluates patients of all ages for balance disorders by
performing diagnostic testing and makes recommendations for their
care related to balance abnormalities.
• Evaluates patients of all ages for ear-related disorders by
performing diagnostic testing, diagnose and make recommendations
for their care related to ear-related disorders.
• Conducts physical examinations in order to diagnose patients for
hearing loss, balance disorders, ear-related and or other related
disorders and makes appropriate recommendations for treatment. •
Establishes treatment plans based on diagnosis and recommendations
in consultation with interprofessional or faculty personnel.
• Counsels and educates patients in methods to improve hearing
impairment, including reading and sign language.
• Maintains patient records by recording and updating evaluations,
changes, progress, and treatments.
• Participates in research in association with School of Medicine,
School of Nursing, and College of Health Professions.
• Participates in educational activities as directed.
• Establishes retail hearing aid program for testing, aid devices,
and aid adjustment.
• Updates job knowledge by tracking trends in new techniques and
approaches; participating in educational opportunities; reading
professional publications; maintaining personal networks;
participating in professional organizations.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
General supervision from assigned supervisor.
Direct supervision of assigned staff.
Master’s degree in Audiology from an accredited university.
Audiology license issued by the Texas State Committee of Examiners
for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Certificate of
Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language
and Hearing Association.
• Two (2) years of experience as an Audiologist, or • No experience
with a Doctor of Audiology.
Experience in academic audiology and or Ear Nose and Throat
Clinics, experience with teaching students, residents and fellows.
Use of standard office equipment. Hearing diagnosis equipment such
as audiometers, acoustic immittance bridges, and hearing aid
analyzers. Electronic medical records, hearing booth and associated
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties.
Clinic environment; some travel and weekend work is required.
Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible
amount of force constantly to move objects.
Exceptional planning and organizational skills. Strong
interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work within an
inter-professional team. Ability to analyze and interpreting test
Commensurate with Experience
Commensurate with Experience
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promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all
individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex,
age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In
accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights
act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is
committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures
non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities,
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