Mercy Health

  • Audiologist

    Requisition ID
    2019-795405
    Category
    Other Allied Health
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Days
    Department
    Mcenthr Clinical Admin
    Location
    US-AR-Rogers
  • 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.

     

    Qualifications:

    Each career at Mercy represents unique members of our caring ministry’s “body”, working together for the health and strength of the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that you’ll bring with you:

    • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Audiology from an accredited university.
    • State Licensure (or eligible for State Licensure), including license to dispense hearing aids in the State of Arkansas
    • Location split between Rogers and Springdale, AR
    • Join 3 full-time and 1 part-time Audiologist
    • VNG experience 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, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

     

    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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