Cook Children's Rehab-Medical Center

Audiologist - Inpatient (45622984)
Location: Fort Worth, Texas - United States
Posted: 3/22/2018

Audiologist - Inpatient

Full-Time Varies Vary

Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise--to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we're proud of our long and rich tradition of serving the community. Cook Children's Medical Center is the cornerstone of Cook Children's, and offers advanced technologies, research and treatments, surgery, rehabilitation and ancillary services all designed to meet children's needs. The medical center is a 443 bed, Level II trauma center that includes a Level IV NICU.

As an Audiologist with Cook Children's Medical Center, you will have the education, knowledge and skill to provide in-patient and hospital based-outpatient services that focuses on diagnosing hearing loss for all pediatric age groups. You will work closely with each child, his/her family, speech pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, school personnel, specialists, and physicians to recommend and implement a plan which enhances a child's functional hearing to facilitate learning and development. Cook Children's audiologists also specialize in serving children who have been unable to complete routine audiology testing in traditional settings.

Cook Children's Audiology Department provides services which include:

· behavioral audiometry
· auditory brainstem response
· otoacoustic emissions
· infant newborn hearing screenings
· evaluation and selection of hearing aids (includes dispensing, testing and repairs)
· FM systems
· other assistive listening devices
· custom ear plugs for swimming and noise protection
· cochlear implants.

In your role as a Cook Children's Audiologist, you will provide services for chronically ill patients admitted to hospital for lengthy stays, as well as see additional outpatients for sedated ABR procedures, follow up with H/O clinic, and completion of newborn hearing screenings. You will also be responsible for fielding phone calls, reviewing inpatient or outpatient procedure medical records for patients that have seen other outpatient audiologists or have not yet seen audiologists at all, and providing HIPAA related information to other healthcare providers for decision making regarding future audiology needs. You will also provide patient and caregiver education, as well as consultation to other professionals, clinics and agencies, both within Cook Children's Health Care System and within the community. Our audiologists perform documentation and correspondence pertaining to these services which follow department and system policies.

1. Clinical Doctorate degree in Audiology or PhD in Audiology.
2. Pediatric experience preferred

Licensure, Registration, Certification

1. CPR certification
2. State license for Audiology
3. Certificate of Clinical Competence in audiology (ASHA) or Board Certified in Audiology (ABA) or eligible to apply for Certificate which must be obtained within 12 months of hire to maintain employment at Cook.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Health Care

Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of seven entities - a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan and Health Foundation. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.

Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise - to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day. For more information, please visit

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