60-17 - Audiology Supervisor

Posted: 03/02/2017

60-17 Audiology Supervisor
STATUS: Full-time 
HOURS: Monday – Friday, 40 hours
DEPARTMENT: Audiology 

The Audiology Supervisor has the primary responsibility for the day to day operations of the department, including planning, coordinating, and supervising the activities of the Audiologists to ensure the delivery of quality patient care; provides leadership and serves as a resource for staff and physicians in the department.

In addition, the Audiology Supervisor functions as a member of the health care team in the evaluation of hearing, performing numerous specialized diagnostic procedures; coordinates and assesses diagnostic data to determine the probable response of hearing loss to specific medical treatment; advises in the selection of, fits, and dispenses hearing aids; participates as a resource in the counseling, guidance, auditory training and education of patients. Practices within American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and American Academy of Audiology code of ethics. Contributes to patient and department compliance with Federal and all other health plan’s patient management objectives.

Formal training which will probably be indicated by a Master of Science, Audiology; CCC/A certification by the American Speech and Hearing Association; current Kentucky state licensure; state license (or eligible) to dispense hearing aids; minimum two years broad clinical experience.

Physical guidelines include the ability to move, traverse, position self, remain in a stationary position and negotiate steps for up to eight hours per day; manual dexterity; articulate speech; spatial/form perception.

This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to act as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of personnel so classified. Attendance is an essential function of the job.