Audiology Technician - Practice Plan - TMC

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Clinical Professionals
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McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
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1900007B Requisition #
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Position Summary:

Responsible for performing testing and maintaining data related to audiology services. May perform automated hearing screenings, and first follow-up screenings, for infants born at Memorial Hermann Hospital or care for UT Physicians patients in clinic as directed by supervising audiologist.


Non-Exempt

Full-Time 

Otorhinolarngology Dept. 

6411 Fannin 


Position Key Accountabilities:

 

1.    Performs hearing screenings and first follow up screenings using automated equipment for all babies born at Memorial Hermann Hospital.

2.    Maintains TEHDI database and upload results from screenings into TEHDI database. Enters results into EMR.

3.    Provides written information to families regarding hearing, developmental milestones, and follow up instructions. Schedules diagnostic follow up appointments with audiologist.

4.    Provides patient’s family with information regarding the purpose of newborn hearing screenings and how they work.

5.    Maintains equipment including daily biological check, cleaning of equipment, inventory, and ordering of supplies.

6.    May perform diagnostic, counseling, and rehabilitative services to clinical patients as directed by supervising audiologist.

7.    Performs other duties as assigned. 


 

CERTIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

Computer skills including basic data entry, ability to utilize automated auditory brainstem response equipment and some specialized audiology equipment, basic verbal communication skills, and good interpersonal skills.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to complete training including automated hearing screening, data entry, EMR training, infection control, universal precautions, and CPR.  

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

Health care experience supplemented by work in the field of audiology preferred.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

 

SECURITY SENSITIVE:  This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

 

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.


https://www.uth.edu/benefits/benefits-summary.htm

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

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