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Date: Mar 8, 2018

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Houston Independent School District

Audiologist (re-posted)JobID: 46353
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Certified Professional/Audiologist
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Special Education
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  • Audiologist - HM0023.pdf


Job Code: HM0023



Job Family – Health, Medical & Social Services

JOB SUMMARY: Administers hearing tests to all students in HISD as well as assesses, determines, and manages the educational impact on the performance of students who exhibit hearing loss. Assesses and treats the students with hearing and related disorders. May fit hearing aids and provide auditory training.


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  1. Administers hearing, tympanometry, and evoked otoacoustic emission testing.
  2. Assesses, fits, orients, and checks hearing aids using real ear measurements and sound field testing; acts as a provider for the Program for Amplification of Children in Texas (PACT).
  3. Confers and consults with HISD staff regarding results of evaluations, the referral process, educational implications, and services provided; attends ARD/IEP meetings as appropriate.
  4. Oversees quality management of amplification for classroom and personal student use throughout HISD.
  5. Confers and consults with parents concerning hearing loss, its educational impact, and the services needed by the student.
  6. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree

WORK EXPERIENCE: 6 months to 1 year

TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION: Microsoft Office, Chancery Office Equipment (Computer, Copier) Audiology License or in process of obtaining

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory or direct people management responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.

WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT: Work is substantially complex, varied and regularly requires the selection and application of technical and detailed guidelines. Independent judgment is required to identify, select, and apply the most appropriate methods as well as interpret precedent. Position regularly makes recommendations to management on areas of significance to the department. Supervision received typically consists of providing direction on the more complex projects and new job duties and priorities.

BUDGET AUTHORITY: No budget development activity is required.

PROBLEM SOLVING: Decisions are made on both routine and non-routine matters with some latitude, but are still subject to approval. Job is occasionally expected to recommend new solutions to problems and improve existing methods or generate new ideas.

IMPACT OF DECISIONS: Decisions have minor, small and possibly incremental impact on the department or facility. Errors are usually discovered in succeeding operations where most of the work is verified or checked and is normally confined to a single department or phase of the organizational activities resulting in brief inconvenience.

COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS: Information sharing - gives and receives information such as options, technical direction, instructions and reporting results. Interactions are mostly with customers, own supervisor and coworkers in own and other departments.

CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS: Takes routine or required customer actions to meet customer needs. Responds promptly and accurately to customer complaints, inquiries and requests for information and coordinates appropriate follow-up. May handle escalated issues passed on from coworkers or subordinates.

WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements. Ability to carry and/or lift up to 15 to 44 pounds.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Social Services, Service

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