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at Bloomfield School District

Posted: 9/19/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 807
Keywords: speech

Job Description

Position: Audiologist

Supervisor: Director of Special Services


General Job Description:

An educational audiologist is responsible for diagnosing, treating, and habituating children with a hearing loss.  An audiologist also educates teachers, parents and children on management of hearing loss. Finally, an audiologist monitors the educational progress of students to insure the delivery of a free, appropriate, education.

Work Schedule:

               Contract Days: 185 days


1. Bachelors Degree or

2. Master's Degree

3. 30 graduate hours (which may be completed as part of a Master's degree program or in addition to the Master's) meeting the applicable program requirements as follow:

A.  The 30 graduate hours awarded by a New Mexico college or university must incorporate the New Mexico State Board of Education's approved competencies in the areas of audiology or speech pathology.

B.  The 30 graduate hours awarded by a college or university outside New Mexico must be for an audiology or speech pathology/communication disorder program approved by the New Mexico State Board of Education.

Physical Requirements:

               Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 50 lbs.), reaching, squatting, kneeling.

Safety and Health:

                Knowledge of universal hygiene precautions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilites:

1.  Conduct audiologic assessment, inclusive of pure tone and speech audiometry, behavioral audiometry, acoustic immittance tests, evaluating tolerance and comfortable listening levels, binaural or monaural evaluations, dichotic listening tests, and other psychoacoustic measures.

2.  Design appropriate, educationally relevant treatment plans and determine appropriate treatment schedules as a member of multidisciplinary team on request.  Assist in the development of individual education plans for students recommended for audiological services.  Services include  training necessary for hearing impaired students to achieve maximum use of their residual hearing, continuing responsiblity for monitoring hearing aids, monitoring classroom acoustics, and amplification equipment.

3.  Provide services to students, such as: aid selection fitting, and orientation to use, use of group amplification equipment, hearing conservation, auditory language skill development.

4 . Conduct  audiological screenings and/or evaluations when students are referred according to district procedures, and consistent with Educational Standards for New Mexico Schools.

5. Maintain eligibility, placement, and treatment records, and provide documentation in a professional, efficient, accountable manner.

6. Attend staffing and other school meetings when appropriate.

7. Communicate results of evaluation and therapy services to educational staff, parents, and students, and when appropriate, with other professionals and agencies concerned with the students.

8. Provide consultations regarding student needs, professional needs, and system needs in order for the system to achieve its goals.

9.Facilitates district compliance with Child Hearing Test Act.

10. Provides consultation in regard to the selection, purchase, installation, maintenance, calibration

Primary Location: Special Services

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information
Name Ann Kluth-Clark
Title Special Services Director

Applications will be accepted beginning
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:00 AM
(Central Standard Time)