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Hearing Specialist Audiologist

Company: Highmark Inc.
Location: Sewickley
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Company : Allegheny Health Network Job Description : GENERAL OVERVIEW: Conducts evaluations of hearing and recommends treatment to improve or conserve hearing ability. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: * Identify, test, diagnose and manage disorders of human hearing, balance, tinnitus; interpret results of behavioral and objective measures. (40%) * Counsel patients about hearing health and the possible need for treatment/management. (10%) * Assess the candidacy of persons with hearing loss for hearing aids and provide fitting, programming, and audiologic rehabilitation to ensure the best possible outcomes. (20%) * Perform assessment and nonmedical management of tinnitus. (20%) * Counsel and educate patients and families/caregivers on the psychosocial adjustments of hearing loss. (10%) * Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum * Master's Degree OR Doctorate in Audiology * Current PA Audiologist License * Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) Preferred * 1-3 years hearing evaluation and management experience including dispensing and management of hearing assistive devices * 1-3 years experience in a healthcare setting Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job. Compliance Requirement: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies. As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company's Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. Furthermore, it is every employee's responsibility to comply with the company's Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements. * --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. EEO is The Law Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/ProtectedVeterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity (http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf) We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact number below. For accommodation requests, please contact HR Services Online at HRServices@highmarkhealth.org California Consumer Privacy Act Employees, Contractors, and Applicants Notice

Keywords: Highmark Inc., Pittsburgh , Hearing Specialist Audiologist, Healthcare , Sewickley, Pennsylvania

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