La Crosse, WI 54601
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Schedule Weekly Hours:36
This position will work Monday-Friday, 36 hours each week. Shift times will vary based on department need.
This position will have the opportunity for outreach and to engage with members of the community!
Ideal candidates will have good work experience in customer service, and will have a strong desire to help others.
Why Work at Gundersen:
~Develop great working relationships with our providers
~Career Development Center
~Generous 401k contribution
~Wonderful work/life balance!
The audiology technician will assist the audiologist in providing hearing and balance evaluations.
1. Demonstrates professional accountability by maintaining a level of knowledge, confidentiality & skill, as defined in CBO/P, related to current and changing trends of patient care in order to deliver optimal, cost-effective care and achieve the mission and vision of Gundersen Health System.
2. Performs patient care under the direction of an Audiologist for which there are protocols, written or verbal orders commensurate with education, experience and competency in order to maintain health, prevent illness or care for the ill.
3. Works with the health care team to effectively communicate and document relevant patient information across the continuum of care in order to achieve optimal, cost-effective care and maintain a complete and accurate medical record.
4. Incorporates the patient/family's readiness to learn when reinforcing teaching initiated by an Audiologist in order to achieve optimal, age-specific and individualized care.
5. Assist audiologist in audiological and vestibular testing in pediatric and adult populations.
6. Responsible for rooming patients and obtaining hearing health history.
7. Under the supervision of an audiologist, the audiology technician may service hearing aids, perform basic, non-programming modifications to hearing aids and ear molds and do in house repairs. The technician will also assist the audiologist in fitting hearing aids and the review of care and cleaning of hearing aids. Once CAOHC certified, the technician will independently and accurately complete Puretone threshold testing of patient through the GHS hearing conservation program.
8. Other work related duties as assigned.
Education and Learning:
High School Diploma or equivalency
1 year experience in general service requiring basic occupational knowledge and skills.
1 year experience in an Audiology, Hearing Aid Service or medical facility.
License and Certifications:
Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist (COHC) within 8 months of hire date
Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist (COHC)
Age Specific Population Served:
Infant (less than 1 year)
Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)
Category III - No employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.
Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (as in typical office or administrative work).
Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:
Sitting Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Walking/Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
Squatting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Kneeling/Half Kneel Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Climbing Stair Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Reaching - Shoulder Level Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
Reaching - Below Shoulder Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
Reaching - Above Shoulder Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact [email protected] or call 608-775-0267
Equal Opportunity Employer