Kaiser Permanente Audiologist Level 2 in Los Angeles, California

The Level II Audiologist spends 30% to 50% of time worked performing cochlear implant procedures and/or intra-operative monitoring. In addition, the Level II Audiologist provides comprehensive audiological case management which includes administering diagnostic audiological tests that allow the differentiation between types of hearing disorders, coordinating and interpreting test results, consulting with and recommending optimum treatment program on hearing disorders to physicians.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs cochlear implant procedures and/or intra-operative monitoring 30-50% of time worked.

  • Provides diagnostic evaluation of hearing, prevention, habilitation and rehabilitation services for auditory problems and research relating to hearing and attendant disorders.

  • Physically and otoscopically examines the outer structures of the ear. Procedures may include evaluation, fitting and dispensing of hearing aids; cochlear implant assessment, programming and rehabilitation; and electrophysiologic evaluation of the vestibular and auditory mechanisms, in addition to electrocoustic measures of the peripheral and central auditory systems.

  • Counsels individuals with auditory disorders, their families and other service providers regarding the etiology of the disorder and its management.

  • Provides reports and coordinates audiological results with other diagnostic data such as educational, medical, social and behavioral information.

  • Consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • One (1) year of experience in cochlear implant procedures and/or intra-operative monitoring.

Education

  • Masters degree in audiology required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Current California state license in audiology required.

  • CI Certification preferred.

  • Certificate of clinical competency in audiology preferred.

  • Proficient in diagnostic evaluation of hearing, prevention, habilitation and rehabilitation services for auditory problems.

  • Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

  • Basic Life Support Certification from the American Heart Association required prior to the first day of employment.

Additional Requirements:

  • N/A

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certificate of clinical competency in audiology preferred.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Audiologist Level 2

LOCATION: Los Angeles, California

REQNUMBER: 697487

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.