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  • Audiologist

    Location US-PA-North Middleton
    Job ID
    2018-4776
    Category
    Medical
    Salary Range
    Very Competitive
    Recruitment Bonus
    Negotiable
    Relocation Assistance
    Negotiable
    Student Loan Repayment
    Negotiable
  • Overview

                                                                                         This position is located at Dunham U.S. Army Health Clinic in Carlisle, PA.

     

    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations. 

    This is a civilian Audiologist position that affords job security, a competitive salary, full malpractice coverage, 13-26 days paid vacation, 10 days paid Federal Holidays, a sick leave benefit and a first-class health and retirement benefit package. We are seeking ordinary people with extraordinary hearts to care for the men and women who wear and have worn the uniform and their families.

     

    About the Position:

    This position is located at Dunham U.S. Army Health Clinic in Carlisle, PA.

    For more than 200 years, Carlisle Barracks has been at the forefront of pioneering military education and innovative measures to prepare for a changing world. The town of Carlisle provides low cost living and a quaint setting for families. Carlisle is one of the country's loveliest, most livable small towns, graced with a historic downtown full of 18th-century buildings and the stories that go with them. Occasional evening hours may be required.

     

    Who May Apply: US citizens

     

     https://carlislebarracks.carlisle.army.mil/ 

    http://dunham.narmc.amedd.army.mil/SitePages/Home.aspx

    Responsibilities

    Duties

    As an Audiologist, you will:

    • Select appropriate tests for evaluation of hearing for patients with severe hearing loss
    • Provide auditory electrophysiological test to identify central nervous system or brainstem pathologies and vestibular tests to include posturography, rotary chair, and electronystagmography (ENG)
    • Independently counsel patients and families regarding the diagnosis and recommendations for necessary treatment
    • Select appropriate treatment protocols to include: communications strategies, hearing aids (conventual, programmable and digital technology), assistive listening devices and cochlear implant.

    Qualifications

    In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

     

    Degree: Successful completion of at least a master's degree that included 18 semester hours in the field of audiology with approved clinical practice.

     

    Experience required: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.

    Specialized experience is defined as: evaluating audiology patients; selecting or fitting hearing aids and assistive listening devices; and instructing or educating on audiology treatment; managing a hearing conservation program.

     

    Who May Apply: US citizens 

     

    This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

     

    License/Certification: A current, active, valid, and unrestricted audiology license, registration, or certification from a U.S. State, District of Columbia, Commonwealth, territory, or jurisdiction.

     

    •  Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package.
    •  Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

     

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
    • Personnel Security Investigation required.
    • This position is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
    • A pre-placement medical examination is required.
    • Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
    • All Health Care Providers must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA).  Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.
    • Applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.

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