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Audiologist/Aid Dispenser

Req #:  113679
Facility:  Dreyer Medical Clinic
Department:  Therapy
City:  Aurora
Posting Budget Status:  Rotate All Shifts
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.7

Established by physicians in 1922, Dreyer Medical Clinic is an affiliate of Advocate Health Care.  With more than 170 physicians representing nearly 30 different medical specialties, Dreyer offers a full range of ancillary services within its facilities and the support of over 60 allied health professionals.  Dreyer has 13 convenient sites located in Aurora, Batavia, Hinckley, North Aurora, Oswego, Yorkville, Plainfield and St. Charles.

Together we make healthy happen.

 

Audiologist/Aid Dispenser - Dreyer Medical Clinic, Aurora, IL

  • Part-time (28 hours per week)
  • Rotating ALL Shifts
  • Travel between Dreyer, Rush Copley, and Dreyer Highland; shared Saturdays with Audiology team when ENT is open at Highland

 

Position Requirements:
Masters or Doctorate degree in Audiology

Current Audiologist license by the State of Illinois
Good communication skills.
Competent with equipment and basic diagnostics and hearing aid skills and evaluations
Good computer skills required (Word Processing)
Proficient in computer use for programming hearing aids as well as data base usage in NOAH and EMR
Experience with fitting of programmable and digital hearing aids
May be exposed to hazardous materials and life~threatening diseases
Ability to be flexible in work hours
Must be able to work in fast paced environment
Can recognize needs and behaviors of all age groups
Must complete all Clinic mandatory training programs
This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
To provide Audiometric evaluations to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of Audio~Vestibular deficits and recommend, fit and counsel the hearing impaired in the use of hearing aids/assistive listening devices.

Accountabilities:
Direct Patient Care:
Managerial:
Problem Solving:
Documentation:
Indirect Patient Care:
Adheres to clinic and department philosophy, policies, procedures and work rules:

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago