Audiologist Job in SHREVEPORT, LA

Vacancy No. YE-17-CA-1997318-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $49,765.00 to $93,821.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/11/2017 Close Date 8/28/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
SHREVEPORT, LA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-08-11 to 2017-08-28

  • Salary

    $49,765 to $93,821 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 00

  • Series

    0665 Speech Pathology And Audiology

  • Appointment type

    Excepted Service Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number

    YE-17-CA-1997318-BU

  • Control number

    476452100

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

This is a Audiologist position in Audiology and Speech Pathology Service at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, Shreveport, LA.

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1997318

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov]

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

Duties

This position is an Audiologist in Audiology and Speech Pathology Service.   The incumbent will be responsible for independently performing the full range of a professional Audiologist, including diagnostic assessment, planning, organizing and conducting a rehabilitation program when indicated, training and consultation.  He/she has final responsibility for the diagnostic assessment and evaluation of any and all patients referred for treatment.  Conducts interviews with patients and appropriate family members; selects, administers, interprets the diagnostic tests necessary to detect and evaluate hearing disorders.  Measures hearing sensitivity using routine and special tests.  Writes reports that interprets results and counsel veterans regarding their hearing loss and their options for rehabilitation.  Performs hearing aid evaluations on eligible veterans.  Provides rehabilitation services to eligible veterans.

Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Functional Statement Title/#:  Audiologist, #000000

Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

US Citizens and Status Candidates

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

Carolyn Alexander
Phone: (318)990-4071

Address

VHA Shreveport VAMC
Overton Brooks VA Medical Center
510 East Stoner Avenue -HRMS/05
Shreveport
LA


Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.


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