Audiologist

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 176174-1A
Date Posted: May 12, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

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Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

The Department of Audiology at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is seeking a full-time clinical Audiologist.  This is a full time position, 40 hours a week, reporting to the Clinical Director of Audiology located at the Burlington, MA campus. The audiologist will be responsible for independently providing comprehensive audiologic services to an adult population.

Applicants should have a strong interest in practice areas of cochlear implantation and amplification.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform full diagnostic hearing evaluation for adults by utilizing the following: thorough case history intake; pure tone air and bone conduction, speech sensitivity and speech discrimination; tympanometry, acoustic reflex threshold, Dix-Hallpike and otoacoustic emissions as applicable.
     
  • Interpret results of diagnostic evaluation and make appropriate recommendations for follow-up care to include: further audiological assessment, medical intervention and/or rehabilitative management. Clearly communicate diagnostic findings to patients, family members, physicians and associated professionals.
     
  • Perform cochlear implant evaluation, activation and long-term post-operative cochlear implant care for FDA approved cochlear implant devices.  Support cochlear implant recipient needs including assistive device and rehabilitation recommendations.  Ability to obtain and interpret objective measures of cochlear implant function including intraoperative measurements. 
     
  • Perform amplification assessment, consultation and fitting of hearing aid devices for adult population.  Verification of device function via real ear measurements.
     
  • Auditory evoked potential assessment to include neurodiagnostic auditory brainstem response assessment, electrocochleography and cervical vestibular evoked myogenic potential assessment.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree required in Audiology. Doctoral degree preferred.
  • 1-2 years related work experience required.  Hospital based practice experience preferred
  • Audiology licensure in Commonwealth of Massachusetts required
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech/Language Hearing Association (ASHA)  required
  • All areas of service must be performed within current standards of practice and code of ethics as defined by BILH and ASHA
  • Experience with computer systems required, including electronic health records, web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications to include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Teams
  • Office work environment. Outpatient patient care area and occasional inpatient, operating room areas 

Shift

40 hours, days