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Weill Cornell Medical College

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Position Summary
Identifies and evaluates patients with impaired hearing and balance or with hearing disorders and provides appropriate habilitation/rehabilitation.
Job Responsibilities
+ Administers tests of hearing, middle ear function to determine type and degree of impairment.
+ Administers tests for balance and performs exams using electrophysiology for neuroaudiologic assessment.
+ Evaluates hearing test results and patient's medical or background information to determine hearing impairment and treatment.
+ Counsels and instructs patients in options to improve communication function.
+ Provides assessment for amplification devices, including cochear implants and hearing aid devices.
+ Plans and conducts hearing loss prevention and treatment programs.
+ Records and maintains reports of hearing research or treatments.
+ Fits hearing aids and manages patient use of amplification.
+ Refers patients to additional medical or educational services if needed.
+ Conducts or directs research and reports findings on hearing topics to develop procedures, technology, or treatments.
+ Advises educators or other medical staff on hearing topics.
+ Participates in conferences or training to update or share knowledge of new hearing disorder treatment methods or technology.
+ Performs other related duties as assigned.
+ Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.)
Entry level, following completion of externship in Audiology.
License eligibility.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
+ 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
+ Maintains continuing education license and certification requirement.
Licenses and Certifications
+ Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer.

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