Audiology Technician

Job Summary:
The Audiology Technician will possess professional knowledge and will schedule patients and perform hearing tests, otoscopy, ear mold impressions, Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) testing, complete periodic range and base camp surveys to ensure proper use of hearing protection and noise abatement strategies, and perform hearing safety briefings.  The Audiology Technician will the automated system Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System - Hearing Conservation Manager Module (DOEHRS-HC).  Personnel must be able to read, write, and speak English and be computer literate. 
Reports to:
·      VMG Project Manager
Principle Accountabilities:
·      The Audiology Technician must perform audiometric test, fit personnel with hearing protection, presenting hearing safety briefings, schedule patients for exams, and train personnel on hearing conservation
·      Coordinate hearing conservation activities with occupational Health Personnel, Unit Hearing Conservation Officers, and supervisors
·      Perform surveillance or local hearing conservation programs
·      Coordinate coverage, inspect and complete final reports for the Army Hearing Program Manager
·      Issue and fit active duty soldiers with appropriate hearing protection
·      Assists units in the preparation for command inspection
·      Perform annual unit level educational training for soldiers
·      Review after action reports for shortfalls and non-compliance with regulations
·      Ensure reporting database is being used to give commanders up to date information on unit readiness and compliance in incorporating data into Medical Protection System (MEDPROS)
·      Know how to prepare US Army correspondence 
·      Be available to travel and provide hearing conservation training and earplug fittings within MAHC footprint
·      Be able to search and understand Army regulations especially those pertaining to occupational safety and health and hearing conservation.
·      Shall possess sufficient initiative, interpersonal relationship skills and social sensitivity such he/she can relate constructively to a variety of patients from diverse backgrounds
Experience & Education:
·      High School Degree or equivalent
·      Computer literate with use of Mircosoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
·      Certificate of completion from an accredited program, offered from the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC) or complete a certified course within 4 months after starting employment
·      The Audiology Technician must possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
·      Minimum of 1 year working in the medical field
·      Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized and have excellent verbal and communication skills
Physical Requirements:
·      Must be able to ascend/descend stairs
·      Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
·      Must be able to receive and understand detailed information through oral communication
·      Must be able to sit for more than 8 hours per day
·      Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders
·      Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten English print
·      Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
·      Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation to include a fingerprint FBI background check
·      Must complete Urine Drug Screen

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