The staff Audiologist will have the education, knowledge and skill to provide in-patient and/or out-patient services, focusing on diagnosing hearing loss for all pediatric ages. They work closely with the child, his/her family, speech pathologists, 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. Audiology services provided include: behavioral audiometry, auditory brainstem response, otoacoustic emissions, infant newborn hearing screenings, evaluation and selection of hearing aids (includes dispensing, testing and repairs), FM systems, other assistive listening devices, custom ear plugs for swimming and noise protection, and cochlear implants. The position shall include patient and caregiver education and consultation to other professionals, clinics and agencies, both within Cook Children’s Health Care System and within the community. Documentation and correspondence pertaining to these services shall follow department and system policies.
Clinical Doctorate degree in Audiology or PhD in Audiology.
Pediatric experience preferred.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification
1. CPR 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 either which must be obtained within 12 months of hire to maintain employment at Cook.
Internal Number: 51770-44132
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.