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Sanford Health Audiology Technician - Dickinson Hearing Center in Dickinson, North Dakota

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Facility: Dickinson Occ Med
Location: Dickinson, ND
Address: 1531 W Villard St, Dickinson, ND 58601, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Department Details

Join our audiology team as a hearing aid dispenser.

Job Summary

The Audiology Technician is responsible for improving access to patient care by increasing availability of audiology services; increasing productivity and enhancing patient satisfaction. Participate in care in a unique healthcare setting, which are characterized by efficient, focused care of patients. Works seamlessly with audiologists, physicians, nurses and front line staff, to serve our patients efficiently. Consistently demonstrates the ability to provide appropriate services and care in accordance with the unique needs inherent to patient’s age and culture. The Audiology Technician assists in hearing aid and ear mold sales and repairs while managing all hearing aid paperwork associated. Provide comprehensive technical support with the audiologists to patients with hearing deficits. Assist with hearing conservation programs. Prepare audiograms, as well as after testing, ensure audiogram is entered for hearing aid fittings. Completes comprehensive hearing assessments using age appropriate testing methods and equipment as directed by physician or audiologist. Performs hearing tests, computer testing of hearing aids, sell and adjust hearing aids. Provides counseling of care, use and maintenance for all hearing aid fittings. Follow up calls to clients fit with hearing aids. Act as support staff for the Audiologist. Will be responsible for in-service at nursing homes, if requested.

The Audiology Technician assists in collecting and preparing departmental needs for data transformation. Responsible for hearing aid charts as well as filing paperwork associated with hearing aid and ear mold sales and repairs. Assists in tasks including, but not limited to: answering telephones, scheduling of appointments, taking payments, verifying personal data and insurance, checking in and out of scheduled clients, completing work-queue scheduling, sanitizing of equipment, and patient areas. Ensure the integrity of all inventory, equipment and supplies, including: availability, repairs, restocking, ordering, cleaning, and that accessories are plugged in and charged for use.

The Audiology Technician completes and maintains all continuing education requirements annually assigned. Maintains knowledge of care, use and maintenance of hearing aids.

Qualifications

Knowledge of the principles, concepts and methodology needed to perform duties associated with providing audiometric testing. Knowledge of care, use and maintenance of hearing aids. Interpretation of audiogram and tympanogram is helpful.

Licensed as a Hearing Aid Dispenser in the state(s) of practice through the appropriate state licensure board required.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-58347
Featured: No