Audiology Asst-Newborn Hearing Job at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

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  • UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Job Description

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is hiring an Audiology Assistant for Newborn Hearing.  This person will work on site at Magee Women’s Hospital. 

Under the direction of an audiologist and in accordance with established policies and procedures, the Audiology Assistant provides support to department clinicians. Uses a variety of audiometric technical equipment. Works with patients and families while assisting with testing and/or newborn infant hearing screening. Completes clerical duties associated with department function.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in patient audiometric testing and in patient education
  • Screen newborns to access level of hearing acuity using technical audiometric equipment.
  • Recognize need to postpone screening and request medical assistance for newborn as necessary.
  • Maintain a high degree of cleanliness and order within clinic, testing areas and equipment.
  • Demonstrate cost effective use of human and material resources and report supply and material shortages to manager/director.
  • Relay screening results to parents.
  • Retrieve test results and record data according to department standards.
  • Consult with audiologist or manager if there are equipment problems or other issues.
  • Complete forms and other paperwork and conducts other miscellaneous clerical duties as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned by manager.
  • Perform functions that require using audiometric technical equipment.
  • Ensure patient safety through contacting a physician, either through the ENT services or ER, of any occurrence or incident relating to patient care.
  • Document results according to the prospective hospital’s procedures.
  • Participate in quality assurance, confidentiality and compliance activities.

Job Tags

Casual work,

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