Audiologist - 23/24 SY

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Start Date
08/31/2023
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support

Description

DEFINITION: An Educational Audiologist is a health-related professional who specializes in prevention, identification, and treatment of hearing loss for children ages 3 to 21 in the school system. An educational audiologist can also provide hearing screenings for school-based Child Find programs.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class).

TASKS at Ocotillo Learning Center and Child Find during School year:

  • Provide initial hearing screenings for children attending the Ocotillo Learning Center (including pre-school, K-1) and children being evaluated through Child Find.  Screenings will include any combination of pure tone behavioral hearing screenings, tympanometry, and optoacoustic emissions depending on abilities of child.
  • Provide 2nd hearing screens for those who fail initial hearing screens.
  • Make referrals as necessary for medical treatment or for comprehensive audio logic testing.
  • Correspond in writing with parents regarding any failed hearing screening and provide recommendations for appropriate referrals (e.g., medical referral or audio logic referral).
  • Assist school nurse in maintaining classroom hearing screening result list for each teacher.
  • Track all hearing screening results and report results of screenings to the Health Department at the end of the school year. 
  • Screen hearing for any child when there is teacher or parental concern.
TASKS for Summer Child Find Hearing Screenings:
  • Provide summer hearing screenings for children being evaluated though Child Find.  Screenings will include any combination of pure tone behavioral testing, tympanometry, and optoacoustic emissions depending on abilities of child.
  • Make referrals as necessary for medical treatment or for comprehensive audio logic testing.
  • Track results of all hearing screenings. 
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
 
• Working with students with behavioral needs;
• Having good planning and organizational techniques;
• Developing and maintaining cooperative and effective professional relationships with teachers, administrators,
 School nurse and nurse assistant, parents, and students;
• Using computer software related programs.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work is performed in an indoor environment.  Work requires frequent standing and motion.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. Verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
 
  • Licensed Audiologist in the state of Arizona;
  • AuD degree in Audiology or Masters or Ph.D. with clinical competence certificate (CCC) from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association
  • Experience as a licensed Audiologist working with the pediatric population for a minimum of 5 years.

Depending on the needs of the District, some incumbents in this class must be able to demonstrate fluency in both Spanish and English as a condition of employment. 

Salary: Refer to PNT Salary Schedule               Hours per Day: 1.6 (.2 FTE)              Days in Contract: 211        Start Date: 2023/2024 School Year


Application Procedure:
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Sunnyside USD 12

2238 E. Ginter Road , Tucson, AZ 85706
 

At the following locations

Ocotillo Early Childhood Learning Center

5702 South Campbell Avenue , Tucson, AZ 85706