Insitute on Development and Disability (IDD) / Audiology
Work Unit Description
The CDRC has a long-standing history in Oregon and has always been dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities. Founded in 1914, the CDRC has provided services to thousands of families across the Northwest.
While CDRC has clinical programs throughout the State of Oregon, most CDRC services today are provided at either our clinic area within Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland, or at our building on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene.
The Child Development and Rehabilitation Center
Provides clinical services for persons with developmental disabilities and other special health care needs through a team approach
Serves as an education and research center for health professionals
Serves as the state's Title V Agency for children with special health needs
Supports the philosophy of partnerships with families, health care providers, and the community
The CDRC has offices and clinical staff in Portland and Eugene. Outreach clinics are offered in communities throughout Oregon
Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range
Job Type: Faculty
FTE: 1.0, Full-time
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm
Salary Range: Competitive
Location: Marquam Hill. Portland Oregon
Functions/Duties of Position
Provide the full range of screening and diagnostic evaluations (behavioral, physiologic and electrophysiologic) of the auditory system appropriate to neonates, infants and children including automated auditory brainstem response, visual reinforcement audiometry, conditioned play audiometry, standard pure tone audiometry, diagnostic auditory brainstem response, otoacoustic emissions, and detailed middle ear evaluation including otoscopy, tympanometry and measurement of acoustic reflexes.
Provide analysis and interpretation of test results along with implications and recommendations for communicative, educational and cognitive development, implications for family/caregivers, staff, medical providers and educational agencies. Provide referrals to appropriate medical specialists, early intervention providers, Oregon EHDI and community providers of intervention services for hearing impaired and deaf children. Provide documentation of screening, diagnostic testing, and recommendations to the Oregon Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program.
Provide treatment services for infants and children with hearing loss when indicated including ordering, programming, and verification of hearing technology. Provide counseling for patients and caregivers regarding hearing device use, care, maintenance, and realistic expectations.
Assist in the care and maintenance of all clinical equipment, space and supplies. Assist in scheduling annual equipment calibration, and equipment repair when needed. Support the mission and goals of the pediatric audiology department, the IDD, and OHSU.
Provide supervised externship experiences for audiology graduate students and observational experiences for students and residents in other disciplines. Provide educational services regarding audiology and audiologic services through lectures and hands-on demonstrations for healthcare providers, residents, and medical students as requested. Provide community consultation through conferences and clinics outside of the IDD and OHSU. Conduct workshops/in-services at local, state and regional levels upon request. Attend department meetings and associated committee participation. Engage in discipline appropriate research and cooperate in joint research with other faculty and staff.
This position requires a Master's degree or AuD in Audiology with particular emphasis in pediatrics and extensive experience in the audiologic evaluation and management of infants and young children with special health needs.
Position requires the holder to possess the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and Oregon License to practice Audiology from the Board of Examiners in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology.
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As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and r...esearch. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm