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This position is located in the ENT Department, Directorate for Surgical Services, Naval Hospital Jacksonville. The purpose of the position is to provide the full spectrum of professional audiological services to patients of all age ranges, carry out professional supportive functions, perform audiologic evaluations and provide habilitative/rehabilitative services.
APPLY NOW! This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date. Applications received by11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of May 26, 2017 will receive first consideration for this vacancy. Depending on staffing needs additional cut-off dates may be used.
THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT: The Secretary of Defense Memorandum of 14 August 2012 designated healthcare professions as shortage and critical need positions and to appoint qualified healthcare professionals. This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for providing care for uniformed services' family members and retirees at Military Treatment Facilities around the globe.
A typical day in the life of an Audiologist at the Naval Hospital Jacksonville:
- Selects, plans, and executes the most appropriate audiological test battery and management strategy for all patients to determine the nature, extent, and complexity of the problem/impairment.
- Counsels all patients regarding results of evaluations and advises patients regarding hearing conservation.
- Fit's hearing and protective devices.
- Administers pure-tone air and bone conduction tests, speech reception and recognition tests, tests speech discrimination in quiet and in noise with appropriate masking.
- Administers and interprets tests using auditory evoked potentials as necessary.
- Performs and interprets videonystagmography (VNG) or electronystagmography battery for patients with vestibular complaints.
- Fits and issues hearing protective devices.
- Uses sound level meters and associated equipment to measure levels in the environment.
Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) may be authorized in accordance with
You must be a US Citizen.
Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
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.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must meet the following basic requirements:
1. Degree: 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. Please attach your college transcript and make sure your resume indicates the college/university that awarded your degree and the year.
2. 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.
3. 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.
IN ADDITION TO MEETING THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION, YOUR RESUME MUST REFLECT THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
1. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have one or more years of progressively related experience. Examples of experience includes experience as a professional Audiologist selecting, planning, and executing audiologic tests; maintaining and assuring calibration and certification of equipment; performing pure tone air conduction tests; fitting and issuing hearing protective devices; providing audiometric testing, evaluation and remedial services; and conducting a variety of training lectures.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week
HOW TO APPLY:
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About Department of the Navy - Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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.