MRG Exams, a leader and premier service provider of independent medical examinations is looking for an Audiologist, as an Independent Contractor, to perform medical assessments on United States Veterans as part of the VA's disability benefits process.
The Audiologist will be responsible for reviewing medical records through a secure Web Portal and performing a comprehensive assessment on each veteran.
The Audiologist will also complete a Disability Benefit Questionnaires (DBQ's) through the Web Portal. DBQ's are condition specific forms created by the VA. Through the DBQ's, the Audiologist will document exam findings needed by the VA.
The Audiologist will NOT make disability determinations, the VA makes all disability determinations.
This is NOT a treating role. This position only provides assessments.
This position will review and assess 3-6 Veterans per day on average.
This position will be brought on as an Independent Contractor working 3/days per week.
MRG Exams is looking for Audiologist who are:
Interested in performing Independent Audiological Assessments vs. traditional patient care & treatment.
Independent audiological assessments = Audiology testing and fact finding.
Willing to spend at least 50% of their day reviewing medical records and electronic documenting of exam findings.
Proficient at finding key data points within electronic medical records.
Able to analyze data from the medical records and exam findings to complete the DBQ's and form medical opinions.
Typing skills are essential.
Skilled at time management, able to stay on task and meet requirements.
Completed DBQ's must be submitted within 24 hours after an exam.
Interested in serving Veterans in their community.
Required to do the job:
Must hold a current license as an Audiologist and able to practice in the state of Alaska.
Must have own laptop to conduct work.
Responsible for maintaining continuing education per license requirements.
Must be able to analyze both health history data and physical examination data to form medical opinions.
Proficiently use computer and health information management system.