This position is with an award-winning, Pediatric health system in south coastal Texas. They have attracted some of the top pediatric physicians in the country and offer extremely high end care across all service lines.
Growing Audiology practice; Gone from 1 to 5 Audiologists in 3 years
This team of audiologists supports the ENT practice as well as the community of Pediatricians and community ENTs. They have an extensive list of referrals.
The team does nearly everything except balance testing. They do cochlear implants with one of the community ENTs. They dispense hearing aids. They do newborn hearing screenings in the NICU as well as in the OP setting. ABRs are performed in the clinic under natural sleep, in the Day Surgery area under sedation and in the OR under anesthesia.
The Audiology team is well integrated into the rehab program with collaborative efforts between Speech Therapists and OTs to condition challenging kids to hearing testing as well as good work between ST and Audiology for children with hearing loss.
The Audiology team is scheduled with 7 hours of patient care in an 8 hour day and are non-exempt. They are also working towards alternate scheduling. Currently there is no weekend call.
They have 3 fully equipped sound booths, 3 diagnostic rooms and a hearing aid lab.
Currently a $15,000 sign on bonus is being offered. Half is paid at time of employment.