This is a Audiologist position in Audiology and Speech Pathology Service at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, Shreveport, LA.
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1997318
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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
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Functional Statement Title/#: Audiologist, #000000