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Audiologist-Doctorate

Job ID: 6529
Job Category: Rehabilitation & Wellness
Job Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: MBMC-Medical Arts West
Location: Jackson, MS

Summary

Assesses the clinical status of patients by identifying, assessing, and habilitating patients of all ages with auditory, vestibular, and related disorders to initiate a treatment process.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses the clinical status of the peripheral and central auditory and vestibular systems of neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients to initiate a treatment process
  • Provides surgeon with immediate feedback on cranial nerve function to assist in avoiding permanent neurofuncional deficits by using neurophysiologic intraoperative monitoring
  • Utilizes professional knowledge and communication skills, counsels patient/family regarding results of the assessment and strategies to facilitate patient's recovery from or adjustment to a communication disorder
  • Employs screening procedures, identifies at-risk populations and intervenes to minimize the impact on communication/development/ability
  • Utilizes professional expertise; confers with physicians, other professionals, and/or referral agencies to provide results for assessment and to recommend appropriate treatment/intervention
  • Employs appropriate aural rehabilitation procedures, improves communication abilities of an individual with hearing loss to maximize the patient's interaction skills
  • Utilizes the basis of pharmacology to determine how medications may effect the patient's symptoms and results of test procedures
  • Provides knowledge of business skills and governmental regulations for third party reimbursement as related to audiological services and procedures
  • Employs leadership qualities that support and mentor the department and community
  • Understands the role of imaging techniques in the evaluation of audiovestibular pathologies
  • Completes assigned goals
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Mississippi Audiology License Certificate of Clinical Competence of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Minimum: BLS CERTIFICATION WITHIN 14 DAYS OF HIRE;DRIVER'S LICENSE (CURRENT);STATE LICENSE AS REQUIRED

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 17103 - Audiologist-Doctorate
Facility: MBMC-Medical Arts West
Department: MG JS Rakin ENT Clinic
Category: Rehabilitation & Wellness
Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:MS:Jackson
Located in the Jackson, MS metro area
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