Provides professional care to assist and/or correct patients’ audiological concerns.
- Administers tests of hearing including pure tone and speech audiometry, Bekesy audiometry, electro-dermal audiometry, and tympanometry; identifies hearing impairment and describes residual hearing; assesses resulting social disability and predicts potential benefit from hearing aids, auditory training and speech reading.
- Coordinates audiometric results with medical, educational, social and behavioral diagnostic data; interprets audiometric results for patients, parents and professional staff.
- Plans and participates in rehabilitative programs to include counseling, auditory training, lip reading and speech conservation; assists in the selection and use of appropriate hearing aids; writes progress reports as needed.
- Participates in research related to the development of diagnostic and remedial audiology techniques, procedures or apparatus.
- Acts as auditory consultant to medical, educational and other professional groups.
- Performs other related duties as required.
Master’s degree in Audiology, state of Tennessee licensure as an Audiologist and a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).