We are looking for compassionate, caring people to join our talented staff of health care professionals as we continue to grow to be the preferred, regional health care partner in our community.
The clinical audiologist is responsible for performing diagnostic testing, counseling and rehabilitative services within the scope of their training. The audiologist will provide care utilizing established principles and ethical standards as well as policies and procedures established by Deaconess.
Job Duties include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Reviews patient data prior to each office visit for relevant clinical updates, laboratory, x-ray and other test results
Obtains signatures from patients on appropriate forms for procedures; including but not limited to HA contract, Loaner Agreement, Medicare/Medicaid waiver, ABN, consent forms and authorization to treat minors.
Dictate and send medical referral source letters regarding diagnostic testing performed on their patients.
Evaluate, dispense, repair (minor) and provide follow up with reference to hearing aids and assistive listening devices for patients.
Counsel patient regarding any aspect of audiology, ear health, or hearing as set forth within the scope of practice of a licensed audiologist (hearing protection, hearing loss, tinnitus, cerumen management, etc.)
Counsel patients regarding the use of hearing aids, including benefits and limitations, various technologies, various styles, monoaural versus binaural, policies, procedures, prices and recommendations.
Maintain appropriate records within EMR.
Enter appropriate CPT and Diagnostic codes with EMR
Implements and positively reinforces physician/provider orders and/or treatment methodologies.
Provides practice-specific care to meet the needs and behaviors of patients based on the patient’s age and assessed level of growth and development for all stages of life.
Aid in the maintenance and ordering of audiology supplies and selection of new equipment.
Adheres to all policies for compliance with ISDH, OSHA, CLIA, HIPAA, HFAP and any other appropriate regulatory agencies.
Maintains current knowledge base and stays current with healthcare trends by reading professional journals/literature, attending CME’s, completing all required WebInservices, and seminar/conference attendance as approved by the Manager.
Reads and replies to educational/informational e-mails in a timely manner.
Attends staff and other meetings as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Complies with Standards of Employee Conduct as specified by policy 45-19.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Indiana board of examiners on Speech Pathology and Audiology for the practice of Audiology
American Speech and Hearing Association (CCC-A)
Why Choose Deaconess?
Deaconess is one of the largest, local employers in the tristate area and is consistently recognized as a leader in healthcare at the state and national levels. Compassion for patients and dedication to the community are core values of Deaconess and have been since our founding in 1892. We value our employees and offer an extensive benefits package. Throughout the Health System, we offer work environments that support professional development and personal success. Come join us and find a CAREER you can love.
eaconess was founded in 1892 by a group of Protestant ministers and laymen who felt called to care for the sick. More than 130 years later, Deaconess Health System continues to provide high-quality health care with a compassionate spirit, just as our founders envisioned.
Deaconess Health System is the premier provider of health care services to 51 counties in three states (IN, IL, and KY). The system consists of 20 wholly owned, joint ventured, sponsored or affiliated hospitals located in southern Indiana, southeastern Illinois and western Kentucky.
Deaconess Clinic, a fully integrated multispecialty group featuring primary care physicians as well as top specialty doctors, provides patients with consistent and convenient care.
Additional components include a freestanding Cancer Center, Urgent Care facilities, a network of preferred hospitals and doctors, more than 150 care locations and multiple partnerships with other regional health care providers.
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Our commitment to progressive, patient-centered care guides our work every day as our priorities are set and decisions are made with a local focus and direction.