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Consider working for the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED), Navy's CIVILIAN health care organization. You don't have to join the military to work side-by-side with our military medical staff to care for those who serve our Nation. BUMED provides high quality patient- and family-centered care in wartime and peacetime to active duty members, their families, and beneficiaries at medical facilities around the globe. Every day, no matter what the environment, Navy Medicine is ready to provide world class care, anytime, anywhere. This position is located in the Hearing Conservation Department, Naval Branch Hospital, Lemoore, CA. The purpose of the position is to manage and provide oversight for local Hearing Conservation Programs and hearing loss prevention efforts.
APPLY NOW! This announcement has an early consideration date of September 11, 2017. Candidates who apply on or before September 11, 2017 will be referred first for consideration. Candidates who apply after that date may be referred on a periodic basis as needed.
THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT. The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions. This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for the acquisition of systems, equipment and facilities.
A typical day in the life of an Audiologist at the Naval Hospital Lemoore:
· Provide oversight, management, and implementation of the Hearing Conservation Program (HCP). · Provide data and reports to HCP compliance, Significant Threshold Shift (STS) rates, and other pertinent program metrics. · Serve as subject matter expert and advisor on matters concerning occupational hearing conservation · Work collaboratively with line command leaders/Safety Managers, medical command Allied Health professionals and noise-exposed employees to improve programs. · Provide outreach prevention services and consultative support to local fleet and shore commands. · Perform administrative, managerial and educational assist visits. · Conduct a variety of hearing conservation training lectures and trains the trainer on various hearing loss prevention topics. · Conduct the training and certification of hearing conservation and audiometric technicians.
You may be expected to travel for this position.
Must be a US Citizen.
Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
Secret security clearance
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirement of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must have successfully completed a master's degree in Audiology or Doctor of Audiology (Ph.D or Au.D) degree that included 18 semester hours in the field of Audiology with approved clinical practice.
In addition to the Basic Requirement for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience includes: Examples of experience includes experience as a professional Audiologist managing and providing oversight for hearing conservation programs; diagnosing and providing therapy for a variety of hearing disorders; conducting technical surveys, program reviews, evaluations, and consultations dealing with occupational hearing loss, hearing protection, hearing conservation, and environmental noise control; providing audiometric testing, evaluation and remedial services; conducting a variety of training lectures.
Applicants must also possess the following Selective Placement Factors. Applicants not possessing these Selective Placement Factors will be found ineligible for this position: - License: Applicants must possess a current, active, valid Audiologist license awarded by any state. Please make sure your resume specifies the state which awarded your license, and most recent date it was awarded. AND - Board certification through either a Certificate of Clinical Competence (Audiology) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA-CCCA), or certification through the American Board of Audiology.
Additional Requirements: - Applicants must possess a Course Director (CD) Certification/Licensure from the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC), or be able to obtain. - Applicants must possess a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or be able to obtain.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
HOW TO APPLY: In order to apply to this position you must visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/477849300 and follow the "How to Apply" instructions. We are not able to accept applications from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) online job board.
The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery provides high quality patient- and family-centered medical care in wartime and peacetime. Civilian healthcare professionals work side-by-side with military medical staff to care for active duty members, their families, and retirees at medical facilities around the globe. Every day, no matter what the environment, Navy Medicine is ready to provide world class care, anytime, anywhere.