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Audiologist responsibilities include:
- Administering tests on patients and recording results for future reference
- Conducting auditory tests when required by a physician
- Supplying listening devices such as hearing aids
We are looking for an Audiologist to join our team and assist our patients with a variety of ear-related medical problems.
Audiologist responsibilities include consulting with patients to understand their medical needs, running a variety of medical tests and overseeing the ongoing rehabilitation of patients.
Ultimately, you will work directly with patients to help them identify and address a variety of ear-related health concerns.
- Examine patients with ear, hearing or balance and other related problems
- Assess exam results and diagnose the patient
- Determine the best course of treatment, taking the patient’s needs and concerns into consideration
- Fit and dispense hearing aids
- Provide counseling for the patient and close family members on how to best listen and communicate using methods such as lip reading or other technology
- Evaluate and follow up on the patient’s condition and record any developments
- Educate patients on ways to prevent hearing loss
Requirements and skills
- Proven work experience as an Audiologist or similar role
- Ability to communicate with patients about sensitive topics
- Work well with other medical professionals to diagnose and treat patients as needed
- Problem-solving skills to identify issues with patients
- Relevant training and/or certifications as an Audiologist
Frequently asked questions
- What does an Audiologist do?
- An audiologist is a health care professional who detects, assesses and manages ear-related disorders.
- What are the duties and responsibilities of an Audiologist?
- An Audiologist has many responsibilities, such as examining patients who have hearing problems, assessing the results of examinations and administering treatment based on the needs of their patients.
- What makes a good Audiologist?
- A good Audiologist must have excellent communication skills to share vital information with patients and other health professionals as needed.
- Who does an Audiologist work with?
- An Audiologist will work with many different medical professionals like Nurses to ensure their patients receive the medical attention they need.