Mercy Health

  • Audiologist

    Requisition ID
    Other Allied Health
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Mc Audiology Ftsm
    US-AR-Fort Smith
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different


    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


    Responsibilities and Qualifications


    Responsible for administration and direct application of all audiology treatment as prescribed by physician and, in addition, provides audiological evaluation of patients, independent of the physician, making appropriate medical referrals when case history or audiological results support such referrals. Performs complete audiometric evaluation, including air, bone and speech testing (live voice and taped) on adult to pediatric population (evaluation of children includes play audiometry, conditioned orientation response audiometry, visual reinforcement audiometry as well as behavioral audiometry); immittance testing to assist in determinination of site of lesion. Evaluations also include workers' compensation assessments and calculation of degree of disability present, if determined, and industrial hearing screening testing. Performs adult and pediatric ABRs, including diagnostic ABRs, Maximum Length Sequence (MLS) testing and tone burst ABRs. Provides Health Department and referring physicians with written follow-up reports on infants who have been referred for failing hearing screenings at birth in addition to other direct referrals. Recommends, selects and fits hearing aids and assistive listening devices (pocketalkers, auditory trainers, neckloops, personal FMs and infared systems); provides patients with Telecommunications Access Program (TAP) applications when appropriate. Performs duties in accordance with the audiology scope of practice.


    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:


     Education: Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Audiology from an accredited university. Licensure: State Licensure (or eligible for State Licensure), including license to dispense hearing aids in the State of Arkansas Experience: Certifications: Other: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Basic computer knowledge.Knowledge of equipment utilized in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of communicative disorders.Ability to determine appropriate patient treatm ent programs based on interpretation of test results.Professional communication skills, both verbal and written.Ability to perform mathematical functions.Ability to maintain control and respond calmly and positively during crisis situationsExcelant vision, speech and hearing acuity. (aided or unaided)Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Preferred Education: Preferred Licensure: Preferred Experience: Preferred Certifications: Certification of Clinical Competency in Audiology – American Speech, Language & Hearing Association. Preferred Other: Additional languages preferred


    We’ll Support You at Work and Home


    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.


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