As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is looking for a qualified Audiologist for our new outpatient location in Milford, DE opening in late 2020! Staff members will be part of our larger pediatric network that includes several locations in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Clinical support and education will be available. Come join our team!
The Audiologist (30 hours per week, full time benefits) provides discipline specific patient examination, evaluation, intervention, documentation, parent/caregiver education, communication and coordination of care with medical/clinical staff and outside agencies as appropriate within the discipline specific scope of practice and the guidelines designated by the department and the Delaware Valley policies and procedures. Actively participates in departmental education activities in order to expand knowledge of patient populations and evidence-based practice.
Demonstrates proficiency in the care of all ages: pediatrics, adolescents, and young adults;
Able to provide audiologic services in accordance with discipline specific scope of practice to a variety of patient types with recognition of his/her own limitations while seeking appropriate mentorship as needed.
Completes timely documentation as required by departmental policy #7980.3.3 and Joint Commission standards.
Attends meetings related to patient diagnostic evaluation , treatment and contributes to discussion as an interdisciplinary team member as appropriate.
Consults with other services, families, and outside agencies to recommend and dispense durable medical equipment, home/school modifications and etc.
Maintains knowledge of and familiarity with insurance referral/authorization process and documentation requirements related to department.
Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree is the entry-level degree to obtain a new license to practice Audiology.
Individuals with a Master's Degree will be considered if existing DE license is held (must be eligible for DE Audiology License even if position is to provide coverage in another state)
Delaware State license (permanent or temporary; as appropriate for location(s) to practice Audiology as appropriate. All staff must maintain active DE licensure regardless of assignment, program or location, other state licenses may be required for coverage.
BLS certification Basic Life Support (within 6 months of date of hire) and must be maintained for duration of employment.
Member of professional specialty organizations (ASHA, AAA, ABA certification) preferred
Cochlear implant or auditory processing experience preferred.
A minimum of 2 years pediatric experience required.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.