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Position Name: Audiologist- Full Time
Practice Name: Graves Gilbert Clinic
Location: Bowling Green, KY
Available Date: August 1, 2017
Post Date: August 8, 2017
Job Responsibilities: Audiologists are ear specialists. Typically, these professionals work with patients who have problems with hearing, balance or other ear-related problems. Audiologists typically work in health care settings, although many also work in schools or educational environments. Common duties of these workers include identifying, assessing and treating hearing problems and balance disorders, discussing symptoms with patients, documenting treatment, ordering equipment and hiring employees. Much of their work is centered on the need for hearing aids. They must be familiar with the latest diagnostic tools available in order to determine both the problem and the best treatment option. Additionally, audiologists may be responsible for determining the level of emotional or mental stress the hearing loss may be causing a patient and referring said patient to the appropriate resources to alleviate the stress.
Job Qualifications: Educational Requirements A doctoral degree in audiology is required of all individuals who want to become audiologists. Licensing Requirements: Kentucky License and requirements The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association offers a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology. The American Board of Audiology may also grant certification. Required Skills -Excellent bedside manner -Strong and confident sales ability -Ability to communicate well with their patients, despite potential hearing issues -Compassion and patience to make a patient feel comfortable -Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills -Detailed personality with excellent record keeping skills Experience -3-5 Years Experience o diverse hearing and balance testing o hearing aid sales
Other Details: Contact: Kristin Knight Stephens P: 270-783-3333