A vacancy exists for an Audiologist position within the Office of Student Services for the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. This Audiologist supports School Age classrooms.
- Master’s degree or doctorate in Audiology
- Valid PA certification in Hearing Impaired and/or Speech Language Pathology
- Minimum 5 years’ experience
- Experience or knowledge of cochlear implants and FM systems
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent organization skills
- Ability to problem solve
- Ability to use technology to work effectively
- Ability to work in a team environment, work under stress, and be flexible and adjust to changes in schedule
- Must be able to supervise others and be able to make decisions and follow-through on related actions
- Must hold a valid driver’s license
- Current child abuse, PA criminal clearance and FBI fingerprinting required (within one year from date of hire)
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Conduct audiological evaluations and make appropriate referrals.
- Conduct Functional Hearing Evaluations on all new referrals to the Hearing Support Program, and make recommendations for service delivery.
- Write initial IEP for new students receiving Hearing Support services, and attend initial IEP meeting.
- Coordinate FM trial periods and attend SETT meetings.
- Provide loaner amplification systems to Hearing Support students, as needed.
- Provide troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of FM systems.
- Conduct auditory processing evaluations, including testing, classroom observation, and consultation with parents and district personnel.
- Provide annual calibration check of all district audiometers.
- Perform classroom acoustic measurements.
- Maintain audiological and amplification information on all Hearing Support students.
- Provide inservice programs on hearing loss, amplification, and other topics related to hearing impairment.
- Consult with private audiologists regarding new referrals and amplification recommendations for Hearing Support students.
- Provide information to school nurses regarding hearing screening.
- Provide information and support to MCIU hearing support teachers regarding amplification, audiological evaluation interpretation, and other related topics.
- Provide information to district and MCIU personnel regarding hearing impairment and related topics.
- Provide information to parents and other professionals concerning use of Medical Assistance to obtain amplification.
Estimated Work Days and Hours:
Monday-Friday, 7.5 hours per day, 194 days/year
$58,120 – $114,158/annual (pro-rated)
How to Apply:
Go to www.mciu.org/jobs to apply.