Pediatric Audiologist

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Overview:
We are Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, P.A. (CEENTA), the region’s premier eye, ear, nose and throat care provider for adults and pediatric patients for more than 95 years and we are looking to add to our team. We are seeking Pediatric Audiologist to join our team. An ideal candidate would have proven success of diagnosing and treating hearing complications in children. This is a full-time, exempt position and will serve our pediatric patients in our SouthPark area office.

Patient Care is our number one focus and we are seeking a passionate experienced Audiologist with a determination to continue our reputation of clinical success. Over the last 95 years, we have provided patient-focused care related to the identification, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of persons with auditory and balance disorders and the disabilities associated with them. Working with a broad spectrum of experienced Otolaryngologists and subspecialists, the ideal candidate will strive to exceed the expectations of our pediatric patients and their families ensuring optimum patient outcomes.

Essential functions:
• Evaluate hearing and speech/language disorders to determine diagnoses and courses of treatment of children.
• Administer hearing or speech and language evaluations, tests and examinations to babies and children. Plan, conduct and monitor treatment programs, recommend assistive devices according to the childs’ nature of impairment.
• Fit and dispense assistive devices, such as hearing aids and cochlear implants.
• Counsel and instruct children and their families in techniques to improve hearing or speech impairment, including sign language or lip-reading.
• Document the initial evaluation, treatment, progress and discharge of child.

Competencies:
• Effective communicator. Communicate in an organized and professional manner and apply active listening skill to encourages diverse perspectives and facilitate effective problem solving with peers, pediatric patients and their families.
• Reliability and dependability. Maintains acceptable attendance and punctuality.
• Collaborative team-oriented Approach: when working with physicians, external interested parties including pediatricians and speech pathologists and even school educators if required to create collaborative relationships to ensure optimum results.
• Audiology knowledge. Utilize expertise and knowledge to providing services in the prevention, diagnosis and evidence-based treatment of hearing and balance disorders for pediatric patients
• Accountability and dependability. Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with little oversight.
• Customer service. Demonstrate exemplary customer service to ensure a positive patient experience.
• Information collection and management. Able to collect, organize and monitor patient information and clinical data accurately and efficiently. This data includes Protected Health Information (PHI), which must be handled in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA).
• Analytical thinking. Gathers clinical data including information received during diagnostic evaluation to determine best course of action.
• Adaptability. Openness to different and new ways of doing things, willingness to modify one’s preferred way of doing things and demonstrates openness to new organizational structures, procedures and technology.
• Organizational skills. Plans and organizes tasks and work responsibilities to achieve objectives. Sets priorities. Schedules and completes tasks in an appropriate time span.
• Patient facing communication. Ability to effectively communicate expectation of treatments and therapies. Educate patient and patient’s family using patient friendly wording to increase patient comprehension of medical service and course of actions.
• Professional acumen. Demonstrate intention to increase knowledge and skills to benefit the department and Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat. Ability to create a common mindset of learning, growing and acquiring new skills.

Education and licensure requested:
• AuD degree in Audiology.
• Minimum of 3 years of pediatric audiology experience.
• Audiology License from the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, required.
• Previous ENT Audiology experience in a busy clinic a preferred. Previous Epic and NOAH fitting software experience a plus.
• Experience with VNG and ABR/ECog equipment a plus HI Pro, Noah Link, Audiogram Testing, MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, counseling skills and accounting skills.

Why work with us:
As the largest multi-specialty practice on the East Coast — with nearly 20 locations throughout North and South Carolina, over 130 providers offering comprehensive adult and pediatric care and a full list of ancillary departments and services — we strive to hire the best staff possible to take excellent care of our patients.
To ensure the optimum patient experience, Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat Associates offers employee a competitive benefits package
• Full medical insurance coverage on the first day of employment.
• Dental, STD, LTD and life insurance.
• Employer matched 401(k).
• Generous ETO plan with 7 annual paid holidays.
• Discounts for the employee and their immediate family on services and goods provided at CEENTA.

To apply:
Forward resume and compensation requirements to hrcareers@ceenta.com.

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