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UMC Audiology Technician

UMC Health System


Location:
Lubbock, TX
Date:
04/25/2017
Job Code:
3427
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Job Details

Title: UMC Audiology Technician
JobID: 3427
Description:
  • PART I - General Job / Performance Information
  • Education and Experience
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • No previous hospital experience is required, but preferred.
    • On the job training provided.
    • Computer experience preferred, even if minimal.
  • Environmental / Working Conditions
    • Works inside and under normal temperate conditions with adequate light, in a well ventilated, clean area. Some areas are limited in space, and some test areas may be warm. Usually works around others, may expect some moderate noise. Frequently works with biologic or infectious agents, and may be exposed to communicable diseases. May come in contact with irritating chemicals or sprays.
  • Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
    • The technician must display a professional attitude at all times, be thoughtful of others, neat, well groomed, and follow hospital dress code even on weekends. The technician will need to carry out close working relationships with many people including, but not limited to, the Director and Assistant Director, Supervisor, Audiologists, Physicians, Nursing staff, Social Services, and most importantly patients and their family members or caregivers. The technician should have the flexibility to schedule around the afore mentioned services if needed, and have the ability to organize time in order to treat the maximum number of patients in the allotted working day. The technician should also offer help to co-workers when down time is experienced.
  • Job Description
    • The Audiology Technician is responsible for assisting the audiologists with infant hearing screenings, data collection and database entry, maintaining inventory of equipment and supplies, housekeeping duties and performing any other assigned duties. The technician will adhere to policies, procedures, and standards of practice as defined by and/or stated by the 1) American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, 2) Sounds of Texas Infant Hearing Screening Program, 3) Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization Manual, 4) UMC Standard Policy and Procedure Manual, 5) PM&R Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
    • No licensure required.
    • Basic Life Support Certification (CPR) after the first 90 days.
  • Physical Capabilities
    • The technician should have good physical stamina, be able to be on feet most of the day, and be fairly strong and energetic. Work frequently requires much walking, standing, carrying, talking, hearing and listening. Hours may be long and irregular, and will include weekends.
  • Skills and Abilities
    • Should speak intelligently and in a professional manner before others, demonstrate good public relations, demonstrate assertiveness, flexibility and tact.
    • Perform technical procedures as assigned by the audiologist.
    • Have ability and competence to operate necessary equipment.
    • Must be able to instill confidence in patients, physicians, and personnel.
    • Adapt to emergency conditions.
    • Be alert to changes in the patient’s condition.
    • Demonstrate economic use of time.
    • Know techniques of assisting and handling patients.
    • Understand Departmental/Facility policies, procedures and regulations.
    • Be aware of inter/intra departmental communication.
    • Must be flexible.

Job Type: On Call/PRN
Category: Allied Health
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