Wednesday , April 17 2024

Jobs at the Veterans Affairs – Audiologist

Website U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Job Description:

Audiologist for the Chesapeake CBOC for their expanded Audiology services to the Southern part of the Hampton area. The Audiologist provides new veteran service for audiology, hearing tests, hearing aid ordering and replacement, audiology follow up, hearing aid repairs and consultation service form Primary Care.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Uses knowledge of contemporary audiology practice.
  • Exercises independent clinical judgment and adapts clinical procedures and techniques to accommodate age-specific and unique patient conditions, needs, and expectations.
  • Consults with physicians and other health care practitioners related to diagnostic evaluation and treatment.
  • Evaluates patients to determine nature, type, and severity of hearing disorders using a full range of diagnostic tests and techniques, past, family, and social history, record review, and consultation with family and other health care practitioners.
  • Plans, coordinates, and implements a full range of patient-focused treatment services designed to optimize function.
  • Documents in the medical record evaluates, diagnosis and clinical opinion, treatment plans, outcomes of treatment, changes in functional status, and patient/family education.
  • Attends interdisciplinary team meetings; participates with other health care practitioners to address the global needs of the patient, advises on diagnosis and treatment.
  • Designs, implements and compiles data for quality assurance indicators and studies.
  • Audiologist organizes workload to allow adequate time for scheduling patient visits taking into consideration priority and frequency of care, coordinating with staff, handling unscheduled patient visits, and family conferences.
  • Required attendance at related meetings and other conferences; workload reflects consistent data capture; coordinates services and other activities with other ongoing professional programs.
  • Responsible for encounter completion and closure for outstanding open encounters for patient visits

Job Requirements:

  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Portsmouth, VA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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