Pediatric Audiologist II & III

Recruitment #220302-X21C-01

Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to leading Oklahoma to prosperity through health. Our mission is to protect and promote health, prevent disease and injury, and cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can thrive. We value respect, collaboration, and service.

OSDH is seeking three full time Pediatric Audiologist II & III providing support to the Pediatric Audiology Program within Screening & Special Services.  These are state employee positions 34003922, 34001155 & 34001949 governed by the Civil Service Rules, located in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.  For more information about the benefit allowance, follow this link  Plan Year 2022. The annual salary for these positions is based on education and experience.

Level II – Up to $68,000.00
Level III – Up to $71,000.00

Position Summary:
The primary purpose of this position is to provide evidence-based comprehensive pediatric audiology services at select county health departments throughout Oklahoma for the evaluation and management of childhood hearing disorders.

Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions:
• Provide comprehensive diagnostic audiology services to children birth through 18 years of age, traveling to specific county health department audiology clinics across the state.
• Provide case management services for follow up with families.
• Coordinate and/or provide comprehensive hearing technology services to children birth through 18 years of age.
• Partner and communicate with both internal and external partners to ensure optimal outcomes for all children with hearing loss.
• Provide education to community partners regarding childhood hearing loss and the importance of early hearing detection and intervention and participate in community health events.
• Assist in providing trainings to county health department providers performing hearing screenings
• Supervision of AuD students and/or externs 
• Maintain a high level of ongoing professional growth to maintain national board certification and state licensure.
• Maintain required hours of internal trainings required by the health department. 
• Be an active member in national and state associations.
Other Duties:
• Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
• Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers.
• Assist the Program Manager.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the auditory system; of behavioral, electroacoustic and electrophysiologic measures of the peripheral and central auditory systems; of audiometric pediatric testing protocols and test interpretations; of etiologies, types, and degrees of hearing loss; of existing and emerging technologies, intervention strategies, and interpersonal skills needed to counsel and guide individuals and their family members through the (re)habilitative process.
• Ability to provide patient-centered care in the identification, diagnosis, and evidence-based intervention and treatment of hearing loss in children ages birth through 18  years of age; to provide/coordinate hearing technology services.
• Must have excellent organizational and time management skills, and the ability to maintain an effective working relationship with others.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
This position is set in an office environment.  While performing the duties of the job, employees are frequently required to stand, walk, lift, and reach.  

Travel Requirements:
This job does require travel to specific county health departments across the state.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II – A master’s or doctoral (AuD) degree in audiology or an applicant who is in their final semester of their AuD externship, including academic and practicum requirements of certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and/or American Academy of Audiology.
Level III -  Same as Level II plus three years or more of pediatric experience.

NOTES

REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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