Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise--to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we're proud of our long and rich tradition of serving the community.Cook Children's Medical Center is the cornerstone of Cook Children's, and offers advanced technologies, research and treatments, surgery, rehabilitation and ancillary services all designed to meet children's needs. The medical center is a 443 bed, Level II trauma center that includes a Level IV NICU.
As an Audiologist with Cook Children's Medical Center, you will have the education, knowledge and skill to provide in-patient and hospital based-outpatient services that focuses on diagnosing hearing loss for all pediatric age groups.You will work closely with each child, his/her family, speech pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, school personnel, specialists, and physicians to recommend and implement a plan which enhances a child's functional hearing to facilitate learning and development. Cook Children's audiologists also specialize in serving children who have been unable to complete routine audiology testing in traditional settings.
Cook Children's Audiology Department provides services which include:
auditory brainstem response
infant newborn hearing screenings
evaluation and selection of hearing aids (includes dispensing, testing and repairs)
other assistive listening devices
custom ear plugs for swimming and noise protection
In your role as a Cook Children's Audiologist, you will provide services for chronically ill patients admitted to hospital for lengthy stays, as well as see additional outpatients for sedated ABR procedures, follow up with H/O clinic, and completion of newborn hearing screenings.You will also be responsible for fielding phone calls, reviewing inpatient or outpatient procedure medical records for patients that have seen other outpatient audiologists or have not yet seen audiologists at all, and providing HIPAA related information to other healthcare providers for decision making regarding future audiology needs. You will also provide patient and caregiver education, as well as consultation to other professionals, clinics and agencies, both within Cook Children's Health Care System and within the community. Our audiologists perform documentation and correspondence pertaining to these services which follow department and system policies.
1.Clinical Doctorate degree in Audiology or PhD in Audiology.
2.Pediatric experience preferred
Licensure, Registration, Certification
2.State license for Audiology
3.Certificate of Clinical Competence in audiology (ASHA) or Board Certified in Audiology (ABA) or eligible to apply for Certificate which must be obtained within 12 months of hire to maintain employment at Cook.