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 Children’s Specialty Care is seeking an Audiologist to join our team in Jacksonville, Florida.
As one of the nation’s premier pediatric health care systems, Nemours provides world-class clinical care in four states -- Delaware, Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In Jacksonville, the Nemours Children’s Specialty Care offers primary care physicians and families a much needed resource for children with complicated health issues. Affiliated with Wolfson Children’s Hospital, we serve children from northeast Florida and southeast Georgia. Nemours is a fully integrated system of care which includes the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware – named one of the 25 Best Children’s Hospitals by Parents magazine in 2009.
The Audiologist will provide comprehensive hearing evaluation, treatment and consultation independently to typical pediatric patients within a program and under the guidelines designated by departmental and hospital policies and procedures. Expand knowledge of less common populations seen within the program through mentorship, educational opportunities and more!
Demonstrates proficiency in the care of pediatrics for both inpatient and outpatient populations.
Demonstrates proficiency in the care of neonates as required by assignment.
Evaluates patients for hearing difficulties, impairments and makes appropriate recommendations to physicians, families, schools, and community agencies for follow-up care.
Independently provides and coordinates age-appropriate treatment plans and treatment in routine patient care situations.
Completes timely documentation as required by departmental policy and Nemours standards.
Attends meetings related to patient treatment and contributes to discussion as an interdisciplinary team member.
Consults with other services, families and outside agencies to recommend equipment, home or school modifications, transition of care etc.
Participates in meeting goals of the department
Assists in maintenance of department equipment.
Maintains knowledge of and familiarity with the insurance referral/authorization process and documentation requirements related to therapy services.
Investigates specialty areas within the audiology discipline. Includes interests in Cochlear implants and hearing aids, vestibular testing, electrophysiological testing and central auditory processing testing.
The qualified applicant will be a highly motivated and hard-working individual who enjoys working with children in a fast-paced clinical setting. A qualified candidate must be a licensed Audiologist with a Master’s Degree or Au.D., licensed or eligible for licensure in Florida, preferred 1-3 years experience and have a strong background in working with children, but will consider other qualified candidates.
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 a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.